Comm module transmits up to 100 m

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech has introduced ADAM-5202, a 2-ring AMONet module with up to 128 communication slaves and support of distance communication up to 100 meters. It has an operating temperature range of 0 to 50 °C (32 to 140 °F) and a surge protection of 10 kV. The transmission speed supports 2.
By Control Engineering Staff January 1, 2009

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech has introduced ADAM-5202, a 2-ring AMONet module with up to 128 communication slaves and support of distance communication up to 100 meters. It has an operating temperature range of 0 to 50 °C (32 to 140 °F) and a surge protection of 10 kV. The transmission speed supports 2.5, 5, 10, or 20 Mbps with automatic data flow control and accepts half-duplex RS-485 serial interfaces with transformer isolation. Modules can be used as motion modules for AMONet Master Control. www.advantech.com/ea Advantech Corp., Industrial Automation Group