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The purpose of the 4E Network is to interface all of our microcontroller-based projects to a central computer.  We will use RS485 serial because it allows multiple devices and will be simple to implement  on a PIC.  Our implementation is similar to RS232, but allows up to 32 devices to be strung together on 2 pairs of  cables.  Each device will have a unique address, which will allow multiple devices on a single line.
 
The purpose of the 4E Network is to interface all of our microcontroller-based projects to a central computer.  We will use RS485 serial because it allows multiple devices and will be simple to implement  on a PIC.  Our implementation is similar to RS232, but allows up to 32 devices to be strung together on 2 pairs of  cables.  Each device will have a unique address, which will allow multiple devices on a single line.
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Revision as of 16:52, 24 September 2005

The purpose of the 4E Network is to interface all of our microcontroller-based projects to a central computer. We will use RS485 serial because it allows multiple devices and will be simple to implement on a PIC. Our implementation is similar to RS232, but allows up to 32 devices to be strung together on 2 pairs of cables. Each device will have a unique address, which will allow multiple devices on a single line.