Installation Notes

USB to Serial adapter


Did your new PC or laptop come without a serial connection? This USB/Serial adapter provides a serial connection at one end a USB connection at the other. Now you can plug almost any serial device, (including GPS units) in to your USB based PC or laptop.

P/N USBPCS7 $49 inc gst
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Supports Windows 8.1 and earlier, MAC and LINUX
Software configuration guidelines can be found here.

Latest drivers and compatibility chart can be downloaded from here
Android notes, here

USBPCS7 is a new premium USB to RS232 adapter cable. This new design sets the standards in appearance and functionality with its high gloss white enclosure and side-lit blue traffic indicators designed to appeal to discerning PC and MAC users alike. For additional connection reliability, both the USB connector and DB9 serial connector are gold plated. Based on the very latest FTDI "R" series chip set technology the US232R offers outstanding performance and quality at a remarkable price. The US232R is supplied in full retail packaging including driver CD.
MAC users will be pleased to note that the US232R supports the new Intel based platforms as well as the traditional Power PC based models.

Special high gloss white finish enclosure design
Looks and works great with MAC, PC and Linux platforms
Enhanced RS232 transceiver gives serial port speed of up to 1000K bps
Adds one RS-232 serial port by connecting to USB port
Installed as standard Windows COM port
FIFO: 128 byte transmit buffer 384 byte receive buffer
Works with USB 1.1 & 2.0 host port
One DB9 male connector
Serial Communication Parameters
 -Parity: None, Even, Odd
 -Data bits: 7, 8
 -Flow control: RTS/CTS , DSR/DTR, X-ON/  X-OFF, None
Gold plated USB and DB9 connectors for enhanced connection reliability
Side-lit blue RX and TX traffic indicators
integral 10cm USB cable with moulded strain relief
Quality 4-layer pcb design
COM Port Number can be changed as required
Uses latest FTDI "R" type chip set & drivers for maximum compatibility
Supports Windows 8 (NOT RT), Windows 7 (64 & 32 bit), Vista (64 & 32 bit),  XP, 2003, 2000, ME, 98, Linux, MAC-OS 8,9,X, Android
Full RS-232 modem control signals
RS-232 data signals: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DSR, DTR, DCD, RI, GND
Powered by USB port. No external power adapter required.

Product Guarantee: These converters are packed in a plastic blister pack that can easily be re-packed without any damage. If you purchase this product, and it doesn't work for you, return it in a re-sellable condition, that is, in the same condition that it was delivered to you, and we will refund your purchase price (less postage), provided you return it within 7 days of receiving it.

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