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Glossary of Technical Terms

RS232 to RS422 converter



An RS232 to RS422 converter, also known as a serial interface converter has the capability to convert RS232 serial interfaces to RS485/422 serial interfaces in order to achieve compatibility and trouble free data transmission between two devices with differing connectors. The converter also has many other features which include DCE/DTE mode select ability, point to point multi-drop configuration, and RS 485/422 monitor mode.