RS-485 Cable

EIA 485 is a balanced transmission interconnect standard that specifies the electrical characteristics of drivers, receivers and transceivers; cable meeting this standard is known as RS-485.

Belden offers the industry's widest range of these communication cable options. From power limited tray cable (PLTC) and plenum (CMP) rated cable to low smoke zero halogen cable, you get the ideal solution for your automation network.

Review this informational blog post to learn more.

What is EIA 485?

  • Application flexibility
  • Performs over longer distances
  • Quick and reliable communication
  • Multiple options and the ability to control multiple devices
  • Longer cable lengths
  • Short response time with flame and smoke protection
  • Application flexibility
  • Performs over longer distances
  • Quick and reliable communication
  • Multiple options and the ability to control multiple devices
  • Longer cable lengths
  • Short response time with flame and smoke protection

More Information

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Industrial Automation Cable
High-Flex Industrial-Grade Automation Cable
Multi-Pair Computer Cable
Marine-Rated (ABS & DNV) LSZH Cable
Industrial Data Solutions - Industrial Twinax
  • CPE jacketed versions for increased chemical resistance available upon request

Product Benefits & Features

Benefits

  • Application flexibility
  • Performs over longer distances
  • Quick and reliable communication

Features

  • Multiple options and the ability to control multiple devices
  • Longer cable lengths
  • Short response time with flame and smoke protection
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Technical Data

AWG Shielding Type Pairs Ratings Technical Data
22 Foil + Braid Industrial-grade Automation and Process Control 1-4 PLTC, CM, Oil Res II  Download
Marine Rated (ABS & DNV) Industrial-grade Automation 1-4 PLTC, LSZH  Download
POS Computer Cables for Communications 2 CM  Download
CMP  Download
Individually Shielded Pairs Audio, Control and Instrumentation 2 CM, CMG, LSZH  Download
2 High Temp & Plenum (CMP)  Download
3 LSZH  Download
3-37 CM  Download
24 Foil & Braid High Flex Industrial-grade Automation 1-4 CM, Oil Res II  Download
Low Capacitance Computer Cables for RS485 Applications 1-4 CM, DMX512  Download
1-2 High Temp & Plenum (CMP)  Download
28 Foil & Braid Low Capacitance Computer Cables for RS485 (and RS232/RS422) Applications 2-31 AWM, CL2  Download
*       CPE jacketed versions for increased chemical resistance available upon request

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