Understanding EIA-485 Termination and Bias

"Understanding EIA-485 — Part 2: Termination and Bias" Video Description

The Understanding EIA-485 Video Series discusses the popular EIA-485 technology— commonly called RS-485 — used for interconnecting network devices.

In this video we discuss two important issues with multipoint systems — termination and bias. Terminating a data cable properly reduces reflections that could cause data errors. Correct bias assures that each device on the bus properly interfaces with the bus for reliable operation.

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 3: Connectors, Grounding and Protection

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 4: Cabling and Repeaters

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 5: 10 Recommendations

Understanding EIA-485 — Part 1: Introduction