EIA-485/RS-232 Communications Adapter [RSC-1]

By converting to EIA-485, the RSC-1 allows up to 128 Morningstar products to communicate on the same communication bus and over much greater distances.

Models: RSC-1,

Specifications and Certifications by Model

Model RSC-1
Minimum Operating Voltage 8V-16V
Self Consumption 8mA – 16mA
Operating Temperature Range -40 C to +60C
Warranty 5 Years
CE and RoHS Yes
Manufactured in a Certified ISO 9001 Facility Yes
Key Features and Benefits
  • Allows up to 128 Morningstar products to communicate on the same communications bus and over much greater distances than with RS-232
  • All data is transmitted via MODBUS™ protocol
  • Removable four (4) position EIA-485 terminal
  • 9-pin RS-232 connector (male)
  • Status LED for monitoring and diagnostics
  • Molded tabs for attachment to 35mm standard DIN rail
  • RS-232 ribbon cable (not shown) with low-profile connectors
  • Networking several TriStar and/or TriStar MPPT controllers
  • Adding Morningstar PC Meterbus Adapters (MSC) for use with an RJ-11 port in multi-device networks
  • Adding Morningstar’s Relay Driver (RD-1) to a network
  • Integrating any compatible Morningstar product into an existing EIA-485 network, such as those used by industrial control or SCADA systems