RS485 to Ethernet Converters / Adapters

Perle’s RS485 to Ethernet converters (commonly referred to as Terminal Servers or Device Servers) connect RS485 based equipment across an Ethernet network enabling you to do such things as:

  • Cable replacement using RS485 to Ethernet
  • Have virtual COM ports connect PC/servers to remote RS485 devices over Ethernet
  • Communicate to multiple RS485 devices at the same time across a network
  • Use RS485-Ethernet to replace existing serial dial-up modem connections
  • Use RS485-Ethernet to connect Serial PLCs to Ethernet
  • Connect serial signage equipment over Ethernet with RS485-Ethernet adapters

With the broadest choice of full featured RS485 to Ethernet solutions available, Perle has the right product to meet your RS485 to Ethernet conversion project.

Converting Data from RS485 to Ethernet

RS485 data sent and received on serial ports on the RS485 to Ethernet adapter are encapsulated in Ethernet packets in a manner that best fits the type of data being transported.

Perle's line of IOLAN RS485 to Ethernet adapters are extremely flexible and can match your specific application requirements. Described below are just some of the possibilities.

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