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High Speed Ruggedized Model 4176 Converts USB Data from a PC to RS485/422/232 Networks

August 4, 2010


Model 4176 USB to RS485/422/232 Converter

Electro Standards Laboratories (ESL), Cranston, RI announces the new Model 4176 high speed, ruggedized USB to RS485/422/232 interface converter.  With its integrated rate buffering, the Model 4176 converts USB 2.0 compliant data from a standard PC to a serial asynchronous data interface over RS232 or RS485/422 networks.  The baud rate is user selectable with operating speeds up to 1.5 Mbps for RS232 and up to 3 Mbps for RS485/422.

This Model 4176 USB to RS485/422/232 converter is a member of Electro Standards Laboratories rugged community of media converters and is designed to operate from - 40°C to +85°C, featuring ESD protection circuitry on the USB I/O connector as well as all receivers and transmitters for both the RS232 and RS485/422 interfaces.  Typical applications for the M4176 include USB PC to PC long distance communications, factory automation, multi-drop data collection devices, barcode readers, time clocks, scales, data entry terminals, ATMs and serial communications in harsh environments.


This desktop converter can be ordered with the USB I/O connector on the front or back of the unit.  Accessories include DIN rail mounting hardware.  The unit is also available as a board only, Model 4177, with front mounting threaded brackets for rack mounting in embedded applications.


For more information, contact Electro Standards Laboratories at 401-943-1164, eslab@electrostandards.com, www.ElectroStandards.com.  All ESL products are available for export. 


Tina Corticelli, Media Manager

Electro Standards Laboratories

36 Western Industrial Drive

Cranston, RI 02921

Tel: 401-943-1164

Fax: 401-946-5790

E-mail: eslab@electrostandards.com