RS-I and RS-II FAQ

FAQ about the RS-I and RS-II interface boards.

Is the RS-I (RS-II) DCE or DTE?
The RS-I is normally wired DCE. This allows it to connect directly to a PC (or similar device) with a straight cable. If you need to connect to a DCE device...
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014 at 11:31 PM
Can I use a MAX232A or MAX233 or MAX3232?
You can use a MAX232A if you replace the four capacitors with .1uF capacitors instead of the suggested 1uF capacitors. The MAX233 doesn't require capac...
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014 at 11:32 PM
What is the schematic for the RS-I (RS-II) board?
See attached schematic.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014 at 11:32 PM