DCP485 - 1 Port DIN Rail Isolated RS-232 to RS-485 Converter

DIN-rail mountable

These devices have been designed to be mounted directly on to an industry standard DIN-rail.


This product fully adheres to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive 2002/95/EC, RoHS for short.  The directive covers the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment and was adopted in February 2003 by the European Union.


CE is a mandatory standard for products on the market in the European Economic Area. By CE marking a product, the manufacturer ensures that the item meets the essential safety requirements set out in the applicable CE directive.

DCP485 Serial Converter
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2 DCP485 versions available
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DCP485 with male DB9 connector
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DCP485 overview

  • Industry leading industrial surge protection RS-232 to RS-485 converter
  • Complete isolation with optical couplers and transformer-coupled DC-to-DC converter
  • Industrial surge protection devices and 15kV ESD protected RS-232 inherent
  • Four LED diagnostic indicators
  • 38.4K bps (baud) at 1 mile (1.6km), 115.2K bps (baud) at 0.8 mile (1.3km)
  • RTS, DTR, or auto RS-485 transmitter control
  • Tri-state outputs for multidrop applications, up to 32 devices
  • Selection of connectors
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Available with a pinned male DB9 connector (DCP485-P) or a socketed female DB9 connector (DCP485-S)
  • CE compliant
The DCP485 is a compact RS-232 to RS-485 DIN-rail converter which features a complete electrical isolation barrier and heavy duty electrical surge protectors.

These RS-232 to RS-485 converters feature a DIN rail mountable enclosure for application to a junction box, a panel, a relay rack, the sides of computer equipment, or anywhere a DIN rail can be mounted. Isolation is provided by optical couplers and a transformer isolated DC-to-DC converter. The RS-232 connection is through male or female EIA 9-pin D-sub connectors, or a 3-wire RS-232 connection can be made through convenient pluggable screw terminals. The RS-485 connections are made through convenient pluggable solderless screw terminals.
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