[Klug-general] OT: Gardening was Re: Linux weather station!
J D Freeman
klug at quixotic.org.uk
Wed Feb 24 16:24:31 UTC 2010
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On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 04:15:27PM +0000, Benjamin Donnachie wrote:
> Excellent points... and the weather station is also available in an
> RS485 version. However, 1-wire seems quite popular for the other
> sensors and I've created quite an interest on the owfs-devel list for
> creating a generic 1-wire slave device! :)
> Will probably return to RS485 if I start doing anything serious with it.
If you are going to the effort of RS485, then I would use RS422, Maxim
make pin compatable chips for changing between RS232/422/485, which makes
changing things dirt simple.
RS422 is wonderful for noisy environments.
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