EIA 232 vs. 422, Color Computers (was Re: Serial floppy drives)

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Thu Sep 5 20:31:00 2002

On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Mike Feher wrote:

> OK, I may be wrong, ( will not be the first time) I do have the original
> Mil-STD or EIA specification on these interfaces, and admit that it is
> not my specialty, however, it is fact, to the best of my recollection,
> that 422 will be reliable over a lot more distance than RS-232. I will
> dig out the document, when I get a chance and quote actual specified
> numbers. Regards - Mike

That I don't doubt. But I know for a fact that RS232 will work over
distances greater than just 10 feet as I've done it before and very
reliably :)

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