The ICUSB232SM3 3 feet USB to Serial Adaptor Cable lets you connect DB9 RS232 serial devices to your Mac or PC laptop or desktop computer through an available USB port, as though the computer offered an onboard DB9M connector. Unlike typical USB to serial converter cables where the conversion takes place at the DB9 end, the StarTech.com ICUSB232SM3 features a converter chip on the USB end. Converting at the USB source overcomes the 15 feet. technical limit of USB cables, allowing for a much greater serial DB-9 extension cable (50 feet. is possible depending on the application) if necessary. Simple to install and use, this USB to Serial Adaptor is a cost-effective solution that bridges the compatibility gap between modern computers and legacy serial peripherals. Backed by a StarTech.com lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support.
- Compatible with modems, printers, bar code scanners, servers, PDUs, and nearly any serial RS232 equipment
- Easy to setup and install
- Thin,lightweight design
- Supports serial data transfer rates of up to 1 Mbps
- No external power needed - draws power from the USB connection
Barcode : 0065030842440
Cable Length : 0.91 m
Certifications : RoHS • Microsoft Windows 7/Vista
Connector Type : Connector Type(s) 1 - DB-9 (9 pin; D-Sub) Male • Connector Type(s) 1 - USB A (4 pin) Male
Depth : 1.5 cm
Description : Perfect for IT Administrators looking to add legacy functionality to newer notebooks, PCs and servers that lack an integrated RS232 port. Connect, monitor and control industrial/automotive sensors and equipment. Connect a satellite receiver, serial modem, or PDA with serial sync. Connect bar code scanners, receipt printers and other point of sale devices. The converter chip on the USB end of the cable allows extension of the DB9 serial over much greater distances than USB extension. Extensive list of compatible operating systems makes this device perfect for almost any RS232 application. Drawing power from the USB bus saves the hassle of carrying an external power Adaptor for this add-on serial port.
Form Factor : USB Adaptor Cable
Height : 1.5 cm