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USB232 - USB to RS232 Serial Converter

USB232 - USB to RS232 Serial Converter

USB232 high speed USB RS232 interface.

USB232 manual

  • Interface new PCs and laptops to existing RS232 devices and networks
  • Powered from the USB port - no external power supply required
  • Compatible with standard serial communications boards
  • Windows 98/ME/2000/XP drivers
  • Mac OS-8/9/X drivers
  • Windows CE.NET (4.2 or later) drivers for x86 and ARM/XScale processors (USB host controller required)
  • Native support in Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6 (using 'ftdi_sio' driver)
  • Native support in OpenBSD 3.2 and later and FreeBSD 4.8 and later (using 'uftdi' driver)
  • Support for non-standard baud rates
  • Fast USB to RS232 with data rates up to 1M baud
  • FIFO modes supporting a 384 character receive buffer and 128 byte transmit buffers.
  • Industry standard 9 way connectors
  • Full specification signal levels
  • Implementation of all RS-232 primary control lines
  • Low power consumption
  • RoHS compliant

The MEV USB232 high speed USB RS232 Serial Interface supports faster communication and a wider range of non-standard baud rates than many competing products. This makes them ideal for use with RS232 protocols such as Digital Music Express (DMX),

They support baud rates up to 1 MBaud see Supported Baud Rates for USB232U and USB485Ui.

To order USB serial converters please: Buy USB232 USB to RS232 Converter
or e-mail: Pat Marsh
For more information please e-mail: Dave Cooper

USB to Serial Converters

MEV's fast USB to serial converters provide legacy RS232 or RS485 serial communication interfaces to computers with USB support.

USB232 high speed USB RS232 interface.
USB485i opto-isolated USB RS485 interface.

Many modern Desktop and Laptop PCs do not have serial ports as standard but all have USB ports. The USB232 /485 range provide a compact and cost effective solution to interfacing new PCs to existing RS-232 and RS-485 networks.

The devices are USB 1.1 specification full speed (12 mbits/second) compliant. This means they will work when attached to USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 ports.

Each of the USB232 /485 series of interfaces comes with Windows and Mac OS compatible drivers and are designed to meet stringent performance requirements and be easy to use while maintaining compatibility with standard serial communications boards. The devices are also supported by Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD. The Windows drivers are compatible with LabVIEW standard serial driver interface (NI VISA).