More modern interface standard than the RS232. More immune to interference than the RS232. Serial interface standard for the data transfer between a computer and a peripheral device.
- 2 lines for half duplex / 4 lines for full duplex
- Multipoint connection, bus compatible
- In the simplex mode one transmitter supplies up to ten receivers
- Max. cable length: 1200 m
- Up to 10 Mbit/s transfer rate