Speed & Cable Lengths

Max bus length 1200m (at 100kbps)

Max transmission rate 10Mbits (up to 12m)

Maximum Number Of Nodes

RS485 is specified as max 32 devices connected to the bus, although some drivers allow more (2x or 4x)

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