Can distance be increased to say around 75m - 100m?
What is the data rate / sec you need? Tell us about your application, there are always other solutions
Its for hoe automation device.
It's almost spring. Lots of weeding to be done. I'm interested in this automated hoe of yours. Can I sit and drink beer and watch it do the weeding?
I used P82B715PN I2C extender IC from Philips. Very cheap and easy:http://pdf1.alldatasheet.com/datasheet-pdf/view/15876/PHILIPS/P82B715PN.html
How much distance can I can expect by using this IC?
http://www.nxp.com/acrobat_download2/literature/9398/39340011.pdfhttp://ics.nxp.com/products/i2chubs/Long Distance I2C or SMBusThe P82B715, P82B96, and PCA9600 are specifically designed to extend the reach of the I2C or SMBus over long distances, in the range of kilometers, depending on the maximum bus speed. This allows the designer to use I2C to interconnect equipment cabinets or for large area systems such as warehouse pick and place systems.