Duckbill 2 485+


ARM9 based Linux Server with Ethernet and RS-485 interface in a thumb drive format with additional 24 V supply connector

Duckbill 2 485+ is a tiny ARM9 based computer in a thumb-drive format with an interface for RS-485 communication and a 24 V power input. It is intended to be set up as Ethernet to RS-485 gateway but can also be used as a small home-server for automation purposes. The default delivery option contains a software for bridging the RS-485 to Ethernet. Nevertheless the device is programmable in all common Linux programming languages.

Duckbill 2 485 is available in two different variants.Duckbill 2 485, the USB powered variant. And Duckbill 485+, powered via 24 V supply connector or USB.

Duckbill 2 485+ can be powered either by a USB power adapter, via a USB port of your router or an external 24 V power supply.

The open software approach enables comprehensive further development of software by the community.

Technical Characteristics


 Microcontroller  Freescale i.MX28
 Power Supply  5V via USB, 24 V via 24 V Connector
 Storage  eMMC Flash
 Network Interface  10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet
 Serial Interface  RS485
 Operating System  Linux
 Size  90 mm x 25 mm x 22 mm
 Temperature Range  0 °C to +40 °C

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