- Volume 20 Issue 6
The most industrial instruments for monitoring and control are occurring the extension problem and the external protocol compatibility. In this paper, we developed the boards for the industrial communication monitoring that are able to convert the protocol in various communication between devices and instruments. These are consisted the main board and several sub-board. They can have extension using the main board connection. The sub-board support the each communication method or data transfer. The main board was used the Atmega 2560 Microprocessor of AVR series, and the sub-boards are have the Atmega 256 or Atmega 128 in the AVR series. We have designed to connect the sub-board using placed the 4 RS485 serial slots in the main board. The sub-boards were developed to support the analog and digital I/O. These are able to have monitoring by CAN and Ethernet communication. The experimental results, we obtained good data transfer rate and conversion rate.
Industrial Communication;AVR;Monitoring;Protocol Conversion;CAN
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