Jul 27, 2016 · Unlike BACnet, which is just a protocol that runs on top of other existing electrical standards like RS-485, LonWorks was engineered to be both a data protocol and an electrical standard for digital communications. I will be comparing BACnet to LonWorks and providing a very basic description of both their data structures. Dec 08, 2017 · These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience.
Under ideal conditions, cable lengths of 4000 ft. (~1200 m) or more are possible. However, the cable recommended for long lengths can be expensive, so if there is an existing Ethernet infrastructure in place it may be more affordable to convert from BACnet MS/TP or Modbus RTU over RS-485 to BACnet TCP/IP or Modbus TCP/IP over Ethernet.