ULTRA-COMM+2.PCI two-channel PCI bus serial I/O adapter for the PC and compatibles provides two field-selectable RS-232/422/485 serial ports supporting data rates up to 460.8 Kbytes/sec. The RS-232 mode is for standards serial COM: port requirements; while the RS-422 mode is for long-distance device connections up to 4,000 ft where noise immunity and high data integrity are essential. Up to 31 RS-485 devices can be connected to each port to automate the data collection.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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