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A compact, industrial strength, BREAK
OUT BOX used to monitor and redirect RS-232-C
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Strength 102 LED BOB with Current Loop Testing
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One female and one male 25 pin
Signal Status Display
Mark, Space, Clocking, None
indication on all 25 pins on both sides of the
Sockets are located on both sides
of the breakout switches allowing direct access to
Jumper Cables / Patching
A sturdy set of jumper cables with
high quality gold plated plugs is provided to
allow cross patches of interface lines. Included
are six two-pin jumpers plus two four-pin jumpers.
Ground Potential Differences Test Circuit
The different ground potentials of
the two interfaced devices can cause problems with
signal interpretation. The Circuit testing this
difference makes use of G. P. D. monitor connected
to the left side of switch #7.
Power/Test Voltage Sources
The basic function of the BOB100 do
not require battery power. The tester can use one
9 volt battery for the purpose of generating + or
+ voltage for testing.
Physical (Hand Sized)
7.4 x 3.4 x .7 inches, 8.9 ounces.
Current Loop Test Circuit
The Current loop test circuit can
be used to measure 4, 10, 20, and 60 mA circuits.
The LED illuminates at 80% of the stated current.
Maximum current is 3 times stated with an upper
limit of 80 mA.
The BOB100 is supplied with a small
leatherette case, jumpers, manual, battery
connector, and 11 inch cable.