Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product IC483C Black Box
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FEDERAL COMMUNICA TIONS COMMISSION AND CANADIAN DEP ARTMENT OF COMMUNICA TIONS RADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCE ST A TEMENTS This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used properly, that is, in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, may cause interference to radio communication.
V .35 ↔ RS-422 INTERF ACE CONVER TER TRADEMARKS USED IN THIS MANUAL Any trademarks mentioned in this manual are acknowledged to be the pr oper ty of the trademark owners .
CONTENTS 3 Contents Chapter Page 1. SPECIFICA TIONS ......................................................................................................................................4 2. INTRODUCTION .........................................
V .35 ↔ RS422 INTERF ACE CONVER TER 4 1. Specifications Speed — Up to 2.5 Mbps Maximum T ransmission Rate — Approximately 2.455 Mbps Interface — RS-422, V .35 Connectors — IC481A-R2: RS-422: (1) DB37 female (pinned to RS-449 specifications); V .
CHAPTER 2: Introduction 5 2. Introduction The V .35 ↔ RS-422 Inter face Converter comes in both 115-V AC (IC483A) and 230-V AC (IC483AE) standalone units. A card version (IC483C) is available for rackmounting. The rack (RM060) is switch-selectable for either 115-V AC or 230-V AC operation.
V .35 ↔ RS422 INTERF ACE CONVER TER 6 3. Installation 3.1 DIP Shunt Settings The V .35 ↔ RS-422 Inter face Converter has two jumper selectable configurations determined by DIP shunt settings located inside the unit on the printed circuit board.
CHAPTER 3: Installation 7 T o install the V .35 ↔ RS-422 Inter face Converter , follow these steps and refer to Figures 3-1 and 3-2. 1. Set jumper XW6 to V .35 side when configuring the V .35 side of the unit as DTE. Set XW6 to the 422 side when configuring the RS422 side of the unit as DTE.
V .35 ↔ RS422 INTERF ACE CONVER TER 8 3.2 LEDs The V .35 ↔ RS-422 Inter face Converter is equipped with ten LED indicators located on the front panel. The row of type above the LEDs indicates the uses of the LEDs for a RS422 DTE/V .35 DCE configuration.
CHAPTER 4: Ground Strap and Pin Connections 9 4. Ground Strap and Pin Connections 4.1 Ground Strap Signal grounds (Pins 19, 20, and 37 on the 422 inter face and Pin B on the V .35 inter face) are connected together , but not connected to chassis ground (Pin A).
V .35 ↔ RS422 INTERF ACE CONVER TER 10 4.2 Pin Connections Figures 4-1 and 4-2 show the pin connections for the V .35 ↔ RS-422 Inter face Converter . The illuminated LEDs in these figures indicate incoming signals only . The unit is shipped without the jumper (Rx) between signal ground and chassis ground.
CHAPTER 4: Ground Strap and Pin Connections 11 Figure 4-1. The Converter Configured Figure 4-2. The Converter Configured for for RS-422 as DTE and V .
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