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Open hardware USB to RS485 adapter

Posted on Monday, December 9th, 2013 in project logs, USB by DP

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Ethan Zonca of Protofusion writes:

While developing the Luma RS485-networked LED driver we discovered a need for a small and inexpensive USB to RS485 adapter. We designed an adapter with a FTDI basic UART chip (FT230XS) and an inexpensive TI differential receiver (SN75176). Our small selection of parts brings the cost down to just over $5 for one adapter.

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