The PDA1485 converts the serial output of the ProVu meter to balanced, full or half-duplex RS-485 signals. The PDA1485 has a removable screw terminal connector for the RS-485 terminals which includes Transmit Data (DO) and (/DO), Receive Data (DI) and (/DI), and Signal Ground. The adapter is provided by the ProVu meter M-Link connection. The PDA1485 has three diagnostic LEDs: a Power (P) LED to show when the adapter is powered properly, a Transmit Data (TX) LED to show when the adapter is sending data out from the PC side, and a Receive Data (RX) LED to show when the adapter is receiving data from the ProVu meter.
Connectors: Removable screw terminal connector and RJ45 (adapter to meter)
Cable: 6’ (1.8 m) standard Cat5e cable provided with adapter
Distance: Adapter to to ProVu meter: 6’ (1.8 m) max; Adapter to computer: 3,937’ (1,200 m) max
Power: Powered by ProVu meter M-Link connection
Status Indication: Separate LEDs for Power (P), Transmit (TX), and Receive (RX)