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RS485 Multidrop

A standard defining the electrical characteristics of drivers and receivers for use in balanced digital multipoint systems. Multiple receivers may be connected to such a network in a linear, multidrop configuration.


A network system used in the automation industry to interconnect control devices for data exchange. It uses Controller Area Network as the backbone technology and defines an application layer to cover a range of device profiles. Typical applications include information exchange, safety devices and large I/O control networks.