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Black Box ASYNC RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Convert

Black Box IC624A-F

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Model IC624A-F

Provantage Code:  BABX4ME

Condition:  Factory New

  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Form Factor: External
  • TAA Compliant: Yes

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Black Box IC624A-F Specifications

    ASYNC RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Convert

At a Glance

    • Transmit data up to 115 kbps or at distancesup to 4000 ft.
    • Operates in point to point or multipoint applications
    • Operates 2-wire half-duplex or 4-wire half- or full-duplex.
    • async (data leads) only.
    • Up to 32 RS485 devices can be attached to create a large multi-drop network
    • The RS485 driver is automatically enabled during each spacing state on the RS232 side.


    • The RS-232 connector is DB9F; the RS-485 connector is RJ-45; other connectors are available (see Related Items).
    • Built-in silicon avalanche diode surge protection against data loss and equipment damage from transient surges.
    • You can also "fine tune" impedance and "echo" characteristics for your individual application.
    • For configuration, the converter features two internal 4-position DIP switches.



    • Up to 31 multi point device drops in a polling environment
    • Operates asynchronously, point-to-point or multi point, over 2 or 4 wires
    • Data rates up to 115.2 Kbps
    • Passes transmit and receive data, one control signal in each direction
    • Variable high/low impedance settings
    • No AC power or batteries required
    • Able to operate with or without "echo."
    • Carrier can be set as "constantly on"


Product NameASYNC RS-232 to RS-485 Interface Convert
Product TypeTransceiver/Media Converter
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports1
Network (RJ-45)Yes
Total Number of Ports2
TAA CompliantYes
Form FactorExternal
Maximum Distance Supported15 Mile
Product ConditionNew
Country of OriginUnited States
Product ModelIC624A-F
Limited Warranty1 Year
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