[time-nuts] rs-422 rs-232 to fast ethernet converter
jgray at zianet.com
Sun Nov 23 14:35:51 EST 2014
Didier has a good suggestion as to the serial to Wifi adapter. I may
order one for my Z3801. Looking on Amazon, I see these two units that
are more reasonably priced:
On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 11:59 AM, Graham <planophore at aei.ca> wrote:
> Thanks Didier,
> Good suggestions and I have been considering something similar.
> cheers, Graham ve3gtc
> On 2014-11-23 13:26, Didier Juges wrote:
>> There are a number of WiFi to serial modules like the one I use on my
>> Thunderbolt monitor: The Microchip WiFly RN-XV-171. Once configured
>> (typically using a PC), they will present a TCPIP port (TCP or UDP) from
>> which you can get and send data directly to the serial port.
>> Alternately, you can use Digi XBee modules that work like wireless RS232
>> isolators. I use the XSC Pro 900 MHz for a number of projects, including
>> data loggers that are out of WiFi range. You can get well over a mile in
>> open space with those. They are limited to 19200 bauds at the most.
>> Didier KO4BB
>> On November 22, 2014 4:47:15 PM CST, Graham <planophore at aei.ca> wrote:
>>> I have been contemplating how I will would like to interface to the
>>> KS-23461 devices using rs-422.
>>> One option is a rs-422 to USB cable. Seems easy enough.
>>> But another option I keep stumbling across is a rs-422/rs-232 to fast
>>> ethernet such as:
>>> Frankly, I have no first hand knowledge or experience with these
>>> devices. First glance suggests that it might just be what I want - easy
>>> access to the KS-23461 ports through a connection to my local network
>>> without having a PC of some sort close by.
>>> So, any first hand experience with such devices? Good idea or bad?
>>> cheers, Graham ve3gtc
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