Serial Communications Interface Unit (SCIU)

Model Number: BA.000
Manufacturer: Biral

The SCIU provides a convenient method of connecting serial RS422 or RS485 devices to a PC computer using the computer’s USB port.

Overview

Serial Communications Interface Unit (SCIU)

Optically isolated RS422/RS485 to USB convertor. Allows connection of devices with a RS422 or RS485 serial interface to the USB port of a computer.

The box contains a convertor, 0.5m USB cable and user manual.

Technical Description

The Serial Communications Interface Unit (SCIU) provides a convenient method of connecting serial RS422 or RS485 devices to a PC computer using the computer’s USB port. The RS422/RS485 connections of the SCIU are electrically isolated from the USB port to protect the computer against damage by electrical spikes and surges on the serial communication lines. An isolated 5V power output derived from the USB port is provided to power low power devices.

Specifications

Power USB Port powerd
USB Standard USB 2.0
Type B Connector
0.5m Type A to B connector supplied
RS422 or RS485 Selected by jumper
Baud rate 300 to 115,200
Isolation Transient 2.75 kV
Working 250 Vac
5 V Output Isolated from USB port
5 V ± 0.4 V
Max 100 mA
Ingress Protection IP50 Indoor use only
Operating Temperature 0˚C to 50˚C

Downloads

Application notes, white papers and other publications relating to this product can be found in our resource area.

Sales & Support

Sales & Support

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 After Sales Support

Biral offers free advice and technical support for the lifetime of the instruments we sell. Once you have purchased the unit you can always contact us for help using the links on our Service Support page.