The NI PCI-485/8 is no longer available. Please contact NI for replacement options. National Instruments recommends the NI PCI-8431/8 as a drop-in replacement with higher performance.
The National Instruments serial interface boards for PCI are asynchronous serial interfaces for communicating with serial devices. RS485 interfaces are available with up to eight ports. Isolated interfaces are available with up to four ports. You can install and use these boards as standard serial ports from your existing applications. All interface boards include an enhanced serial driver for improved performance, reliable interrupt sharing between ports, and access to the advanced transceiver control mode of the RS485 interface boards.
No part number and pricing information available for NI PCI-485/8.
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