FTDI Community

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length.
Advanced Search  

News:

Welcome to the FTDI Community!

Please read our Welcome Note

Technical Support enquires
please contact the team
@ FTDI Support


New Bridgetek Community is now open

Please note that we have created the Bridgetek Community to discuss all Bridgetek products e.g. EVE, MCU.

Please follow this link and create a new user account to get started.

Bridgetek Community

Author Topic: Using USB -> RS485 converter to support PROFIBUS devices  (Read 158 times)

R_b_c_R_T_P

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 1
    • View Profile
Using USB -> RS485 converter to support PROFIBUS devices
« on: March 16, 2020, 02:58:13 PM »

Hello, everyone

I have USB-RS485 converter named USB-RS485-WE-1800-BT and I want to know, if anyone has experience with creating communication between this converter and PROFIBUS device. Since PROFIBUS and RS-485 share the same physical layer, in theory, it should be possible to make communication with PROFIBUS device.
I heard that PROFIBUS in itself is a closed standard and that it is not so trivial to simply derive it from it RS-485.

By the way, I wanted to use this converter in pair with Raspberry Pi 4, so in pair with D2XX drivers for linux for ARM processors.

Thank you in advance for any advice and information
Logged