Serial communication is a dependable, longstanding communications method often used in PLC networks. These communication products connect devices meeting serial, USB and Ethernet standards quickly and affordably.
Use AutomationDirect's industrial communication products to provide a link via serial connection to your industrial controllers. Serial products include RS232/ RS422 network adapters and converters, a USB to RS-232C serial adapter cable, cable kits, a USB to RS485 adapter and Modbus TCP to RTU converters.
The STRIDE Modbus Gateways are an industrial 1, 2, or 4 serial port and 1 or 2 Ethernet port module that converts Modbus TCP to Modbus RTU/ASCII. Ethernet ports each support up to 16 TCP devices, client or server; and serial ports each support up to 128 slave devices or 1 master device.
Modbus Gateways start at
The Universal Cable Kit (FA-CABKIT) allows you to connect various types of DirectLOGIC® products with a RS-232C cable in a matter of minutes. The kit consists of a phone cable (with male plugs already attached) and several specially wired connectors.
The FA-CABKIT kit is
USB-RS232 - USB to Serial Adapter Cable connects serial devices to Personal Computer (PC) applications via a USB port.
USB-485M - USB to RS485 PC Adapter - Convenient 2-wire USB to RS-485 serial communication adapter for universal RS-485 use.
The USB-RS232 cable is