Understanding EIA-485 Cabling and Repeaters

"Understanding EIA-485 — Part 4: Cabling and Repeaters" Video Description

The Understanding EIA-485 Video Series discusses the popular EIA-485 technology— commonly called RS-485 — used for interconnecting network devices.

This video discusses the importance of cabling and repeaters. Cables attenuate and distort signal, so cable selection depends on data rate, encoding, distance. Repeaters that use the data link protocol are more reliable than basic EIA-485 repeaters.

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 5: 10 Recommendations

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 1: Introduction

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 2: Termination and Bias

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 3: Connectors, Grounding and Protection