RS-485 serial interface module for netPI/netFIELD Connect

Module for the extension slot of the netPI
  • Freely programmable serial RS-485 interface

  • Internally connects to Raspberry Pi "Mini UART" on /dev/ttyS0

  • 1 start/stop bit, 7/8 data bits, no parity bit

  • Switching between send and receive mode via GPIO pin using software

  • Example of Node-RED on DockerHub/GitHub

For maximum connectivity, netPI/Edge Gateway “Connect” devices have a slot at their bottom for the insertion of various extension modules named NPIX (NetPIeXpansion). A containerized Node-RED software example under enables their immediate use when installed. The source code is open, linked, and serves as a programming reference for other programming scenarios/languages. The NPIX board/slot dimensions and connector assignment are publicly accessible to the public and allow developers to create their own NPIX-designs. For more information, follow the link:

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RS-485 serial interface module for netPI/netFIELD Connect