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Async RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Bidirectional Converter, DB9 F to Terminal Block  

Convert your high-speed RS-232 applications to RS-485!

IC620A-F

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Provides async data rates up to 115.2 kbps over two or four wires.
  • Half- or full-duplex operation over two or four wires.
  • Point-to-point or multipoint operation.
  • Distances up to 9 miles (14.4 km).
  • Operates with or without transmit "echo."
  • Two-wire half-duplex turnaround controlled by the RS-232 RTS signal.


  • Description

    Async RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Bidirectional Converter, DB9 F to Terminal Block


    Quick Facts

  • Provides async data rates up to 115.2 kbps over two or four wires.
  • Half- or full-duplex operation over two or four wires.
  • Point-to-point or multipoint operation.
  • Distances up to 9 miles (14.4 km).
  • Operates with or without transmit "echo."
  • Two-wire half-duplex turnaround controlled by the RS-232 RTS signal.

  • Further Details

  • Features one DB9 female and one terminal block connector; other connectors available (see Related Items).
  • Built-in silicon avalanche diode surge protection against data loss and equipment damage from transient surges.
  • You can also "fine tune" impedance and "echo" characteristics for your individual application.
  • For configuration, the converter features two internal 4-position DIP switches.


  • Technical Specifications for Async RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Bidirectional Converter, DB9 F to Terminal Block:

    Cable Required Unconditioned twisted pair between converters: 2 or 4 wires (1 or 2 pairs)
    Data Format Transparent
    Distance (Maximum) Between RS-232 device and converter: 50 ft. (15.2 m), but converters not directly attached will be underpowered;
    Between non-RS-232 device and converter: 9 mi. (14.4 km)
    Enclosure ABS plastic
    Environmental Operation Temperature: 32 to 122° F (0 to 50° C);
    Humidity: 5 to 95% noncondensing
    Hardware Flow Control Signaling Raise DSR in response to DTR; raise CD in response to carrier; raise CTS in response to RTS (after no delay or 8-ms delay, user-selectable); carrier is either constantly on or controlled by RTS, user-selectable
    Operation Transparent to 2-wire half-duplex or 4-wire full- or half-duplex
    Protocol Asynchronous
    Software Flow Control Transparent
    Speed (Maximum) Transparent to 115.2 kbps
    Surge Protection Internal Silicon Avalance Diodes dissipate surges up to 600 watts per wire within 1 ms
    User Controls (2) internal 4-position DIP switches for configuration
    CE Approval Yes
    Interface To devices: RS-232: Pinned according to TIA-574 on DB9, DCE;
    To line: 2- or 4-wire RS-485
    Power From the RS-232 data and control signals
    Size 2.5"H x 1.2"W x 0.8"D (6.4 x 3 x 2 cm)
    NOTE: Maximum distance for this converter depends on cable and data transmission rates. For more information on distance limitations for your application, contact our FREE Tech Support.

    This product works with:
  • CAT5 100-MHz Solid-Conductor Cable, 4-Pair, Straight-Pinned (EYN550MS, EYN737MS)
  • CAT5 100-MHz Unshielded Solid-Conductor Bulk Cable, 2-Pair (EYN717A)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.

  • Resources for Async RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Bidirectional Converter, DB9 F to Terminal Block:

    Manuals

    • Async RS-232↔RS-485 Interface Converter Manual
      Manual for the IC620A-F, IC620A-M, IC623A-F, IC623A-M, IC624A-F, and IC624A-M (Version 2)

    Product Data Sheets

    Application Diagrams


    Connect your Async RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Bidirectional Converter, DB9 F to Terminal Block with:

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    Weight: 0.15 lbs.
    HxWxD: 0.9 x 4.4 x 6.4 in.

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