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See AC Dimmer Board

The USB to DMX board is nothing more than a FTDI chip, some LEDs and MAX-485.

Current Revision 0.2

This deice adds bidirectional communication and a slightly better PCB layout.

Revision 0.1

Missing Features

  • both transmit and receive capabilities
  • Software control of receive and send enable
  • Nicer board layout

Next Version

  • RTS, CTS, or some of those types of pins control the RX and TX enable, maybe even tx polarity

Advanced Version

  • Microcontroller with buffering, control of rx and tx polarity, rx and tx enable, maybe some flow control