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USB to RS232 Adapter

Model USB-232-2

Category: USB to RS232 / RS485 / RS422 Adapters

DESCRIPTION

The USB-232-2 is a bi-directional USB powered RS232 to USB converter which makes a full-duplex RS232 port available to a PC via the USB port. The USB-232-2 has a DB9 male connector on the RS232 serial port, and a USB type A female on the USB port. The RS232 to USB adapter is powered from the USB port; no external power is required This converter operates from 300 to 460,800 bps.

The USB-232-2 uses the latest FTDI chipset and is fully compatible with (32 /64 bits) versions of Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, and 98: Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008, 2003 R2, 2003 Mac 10.3 â€" 10.15, and Linux.

FEATURES

  • Plug-and-Play (Hot-pluggable)
  • USB 1.1 and 2.0 Compatible
  • Port Powered - No External Power Needed
  • Supports 300 bps to 460,800 bps
  • Supports All RS-232C Signals: TX, RX, RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR, RI and GND
  • 3 Feet (1m) Cable for Convenience
  • Transmit/Receive LED Indications
  • Data Direction Auto-turnaround - No Flow Control Necessary
  • Internal 128/385 byte TX/RX Buffers
  • No IRQs, IO, DMA Required. No IRQ Conflicts
  • Supports Remote Wakeup and Power Management
  • Easy to Install Included Drivers
  • Built-in 600W Surge and 15KV Static Protection
  • 5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • RoHS 3, CE, FCC and REACH Certified
USB to RS232 Adapter
USB to RS232 Adapter
PRICE: $19.95

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COMMUNICATION
STANDARDS: USB 2.0 and 1.1 Standards - EIA/TIA RS-232C Standard
OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 8.1 (32/64), Windows 8 (32/64), Windows 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), Server 2012, Server 2008 R2, Server 2008, Server 2003, XP (32/64), 2000, 98Se, CE, Mac 8/9/X, Linux and Android
BAUD RATES: From 300 Baud To 460,800 bps
CONNECTOR TYPES: USB Side: Type A Female and RS-232 Side: DB9 Male
DISTANCE: USB Side: 10 ft (3m) and RS-232 Side: 16 ft (5m)
LED INDICATIONS: RS-232: TX (Red) and RX (Green)
DRIVERS: FTDI drivers are included in package
ELECTRICAL
POWER SOURCE: Port Powered From USB Port
CURRENT CONSUMPTION: Less Than 100 mA
STATIC PROTECTION: 15KV Electric Static Discharge (ESD) Protection
SURGE PROTECTION: 600W Surge Protection
CONVERSION IC: FTDI FT232RL - For more information from FTDI regarding their IC; follow this link.
MECHANICAL
WEIGHT: 2.0oz (58 grams)
DIMENSIONS: RS-232 Housing: 2.33 X 1.42 X 0.58 in (59.3 X 36.1 X 14.7 mm)
Cable Length: 3 ft (1m)
ENVIRONMENTAL
OPERATING TEMP.: 14ºF to 140ºF (-10ºC to 60ºC)
STORAGE TEMP.: -40ºF to 185ºF (-40ºC to 85ºC)
OPERATING HUMIDITY: 5% To 95% - No Condensation
QUALITY
PRODUCT SAFETY: CE, FCC and RoHS Conformance Certified
QUALITY MANAGEMENT: Manufactured and Distributed to ISO 9001:2015 QMS
RELIABILITY: Low Failure Rate - 99+% Reliability Since Inception
WARRANTY: 5 Year Replacement Warranty

RS232 Side DB9 Male

Signal DCD DTR DSR RTS CTS TX RX GND
Pin # 1 4 6 7 8 2 3 5
Function DCD DTR DSR RTS CTS TX RX GND

Using one USB-232-2 unit:

  1. Perform a loop back test on one unit:
    1. Connect the TX to RX on the RS-232 port.
    2. Connect the USB connector on the cable to the USB port of the computer
    3. Install the USB/RS232 FTDI driver on the computer per instructions provided.
    4. Running a hyper terminal program on the PC, send ASCII characters to the USB-232-2 converter from one PC port, and check that the characters are received at the same PC port. This tests that the transmit and receive functions of the USB-232-2 unit is working properly.
    5. When there is constant RX data you should see the GREEN light blink. When there is constant TX data you should see the RED light blink.

Using two USB-232-2 units:

  1. Check that all connections comply with the connection diagrams.
  2. Perform a loop back test on two units:
    1. Connect the two TX to RX and RX and TX on two USB-232-2 RS-232 ports. Or connect TX to TX and RX to RX with a null modem.
    2. Connect the two USB connectors to the USB ports of the computers.
    3. Install the USB/RS232 FTDI driver on the computer per instructions provided.
    4. Running hyper terminal programs on both PCs, send ASCII characters to the USB-232-2 converter from one PC port, and check that the characters are received at the 2nd PC port. Repeat the test in the opposite direction. This tests that the transmit and receive functions of both USB-232-2 units are working properly.
    5. When there is constant RX data you should see the GREEN light blink. When there is constant TX data you should see the RED light blink.

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