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Morningstar EIA-485/RS-232 Communications Adapter - RSC-1

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MorningStar EIA-485/RS-232 Communications Adapter

Manufacturer Part Number: RSC-1

By converting to EIA-485, the RSC-1 allows up to 128 Morningstar products to communicate on the same communication bus and over much greater distances.


  • Removable four (4) position EIA-485 terminal
  • 9-pin RS-232 connector (male)
  • Status LED for monitoring and diagnostics
  • Molded tabs for attachment to 35mm standard DIN rail
  • RS-232 ribbon cable (not shown) with low-profile connectors


Power Input Voltage 8V - 16V
Self Consumption 8 - 16mA
Baud Rate 9600 baud
EIA-485 Network Unit Load 1/4
Operating Temperature -40C to 60C
Storage Temperature -55C to 80C
Humidity 100% N.C.
Enclosure IP20
Dimensions 72 x 35 x 23mm
(2.83" x 1.37" x 0.90")
Weight 37g
(1.3 oz)
DIN Rail Compatibility 35 mm (1-3/8")
Certifications CE, RoHS

Detailed Description

Tyical configurations include:

  • Networking several TriStar and/or TriStar-MPPT controllers
  • Adding Morningstar’s PC Meterbus Adapters (MSC) for use with an RJ-11 port in multi-device networks.
  • Adding Morningstar’s Relay Driver to a network
  • Integrating any compatible Morningstar product into an existing EIA-485 network, such as those used by industrial control or SCADA systems.

All data is transmitted in the form of MODBUS protocol. This industry standard was chosen for its robust design and high level of compatibility with a variety of equipment. Each Morningstar product has its own MODBUS specification (see our website for full details) that covers the data available from each products specific functions.

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