When should I use Serial cable connection?

Serial connection offers an excellent and cost-effective alternative to LAN or Ethernet based signs (where they are possible), and can achieve much longer cable lengths than USB. 

In situations where your building already has network cabling installed, then LAN is going to be more cost-effective, because of the cost involved in running a dedicated cable.

We offer RS232 and RS485 serial cable connections in most of our digital signage options.

RS232 is ideal for cable lengths of around 10m, while RS485 can be run over kilometres.

Whatever type of digital signage you require, we can advise you on all the available options to best suit your environment, so you can make an informed decision.

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