I am looking at getting a PTZ camera and have been told that I will need an RS 232 to RS 485 converter but when you look for these there are so many different types. I want to place the converter / PZT camera on to a PC computer but I do not and can not find the correct converter to use, can any one please help me with this.
The computer is as follows:-
System Type: X86-based PC
Processor: x86 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5 GenuineIntel ~3192 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date: Intel Corp. TCIBX10H.86A.0037.2010.0614.1712, 14/06/2010
Total Physical Memory: 4,096.00 MB
Hard Drive: 1Tb
And an 8ch pci video capture card
The software I have been told will control the PZT but I need the converter also.
Hi brokenwing....thanks for your question.
In my research, there are a ton of PTZ cameras that connect via CAT5, USB, or Wifi and are controlled by software that usually comes with the cameras.
So with these and other options, I'm not sure why you would want to use RS232, or any other type of connector.