RS-485 galvanic separator, repeater, EW-485/1/1/So

RS-485 ground loop galvanic separator and repeater, designed for CCTV solution, EW-485/1/1/So, manufacturer

As of April 1, 2021, the product was modified and version 3.1 is currently available. The direction of data transmission was changed, which allowed for the installation of the product on the transmitting side and obtained the function of increasing the bus length with the serial connection of the RS-485 network.

The product has been designed to galvanic separation connected devices. Can be used also to extend length of the RS-485 network and increase amount of connected devices. It eliminates transmission interferences and possible damage to the RS-485 line drivers which is the result of ground-loop effect.

It is used with installations where transmission is always carried out in one direction - CCTV cameras, automation devices, etc. It use optical separation with 1kV insulation and 600W TVS diodes for overvoltage protection.

Removable connectors and very small dimensions of the device facilitate installation and service. EW-485/1/1/So v3.1 should always be used on the transmitting side of the RS-485 bus (at controller). It is conditioned by optical separation only on the side marked as SLAVE. The MASTER side is always galvanically connected to the power supply. If the connection site will be reversed, the galvanic separation will be lost. If it is necessary to use the galvanic separator on the receiving side, use the EW-485/1/2/So product.

The correct connection is shown in the following diagrams.

How to separate RS-485 network
Example of separation RS-485 network
Technical specification:
Parameter Value
Number of channels 1
Number of devices on the RS-485 Up to 32 devices
Baud rate
Transmission mode
Simplex Master -> Slave
Galvanic insulation
1kV DC
ESD protection
600W - each port
Screw terminal, removable
LED indication
Power, transmission
Power 9~35VDC / 9~24VAC
Current consumption
50mA max @ 12VDC
Housing Standalone
Tightness IP40
Dimensions 74 x 32 x 27 (mm) with connectors
Operation temperature -20°C ~ 60°C