The 2104 USB serial interface adapter provides one isolated RS-422 or RS-485 serial port for control and automation applications. Isolation helps to prevent damage caused by ground loops and surges. Power for the SeaLINK+485I is obtained directly from the USB cable, eliminating the need for wall power.
Sealevel’s SeaCOM USB software drivers and utilities make installation and operation easy using Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems. After installing the software, simply connect the SeaLINK® serial interface adapter to your USB port and the device is immediately recognized by the system as a standard serial port.I/O in Action for Underwater ROVs
A global leader in Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) works with technology and mission partners worldwide to develop tools for a wide range of applications. These ROVs are often used for inspection purposes, and some models feature robotic arms. The 2104's single, isolated serial port is used for communication and control of the ROVs. Isolation helps to prevent potential damage from ground loops and surges.