RS-485 the Long-Term, Tried and True Solution for Industrial Fieldbus Applications

As the Industrial Networking market grows, Fieldbus applications using Profibus, Modbus and other protocols over RS-485 continue to be a viable option. Rochester Electronics offers authorized solutions from multiple suppliers covering a full range of voltages, temperature ratings and packages.


Product longevity is a key requirement of industrial applications such as PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers). RS-485 (as well as RS422 & RS232) has been the long-time interface of choice for remote sensors, actuators and industrial drives. Even with the move to Industrial Ethernet many applications continue to use RS-485 serial connections supporting legacy and cost sensitive applications.

We keep your industrial control systems moving with over 2500 product SKU’s covering RS-485, RS-422, RS-423 and RS-232 available for immediate shipment.

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