USB to Serial Interface Cable
Convert a USB port into a standard PC RS232 port...
The Actisense PC-USB-1 is an intelligent, external RS232 serial connection compatible with most computers and other devices that support USB connection.
With a standard D-type 9-pin male connector for the peripherals to plug in to and an attached 35cm USB cable with a type A plug for connecting to the computing devices USB port or USB hub.
The PC-USB-1 can support multiple adapters per PC and will remember the exact communication port that each cable was last given by Windows. This ensures that all subsequent PC boot-ups will use the same set up and communicate correctly with the linked PC software.
For a fully isolated NMEA 0183 USB to serial converter, see the Actisense USG-1, isolated USB to serial gateway.
Sealed Case Design
A very robust case incorporating the RS232 connector protects the compact electronics.
Easy Plug'n'Play installation and connection for use with almost all computers, notebooks, and hand held computing devices that support USB.
Cleverly remembers the 'Comm Port' number issued when installed, and will use that number every time the computer is started.
Features full compliance with the standardised USB v1.1 specification.
Fully compliant serial communications (RS232) port. This also includes support for automatic handshaking modes
Fast Data Baud Rate
Capable of data transfer rates over 115k Baud.
Supports remote wake-up requests and power management control for energy saving operations (suspend and resume).
Large Transfer Buffers
Both receive and transmit channels have fast, 96 byte hardware buffers for continuous high performance data transfers.
Operates with cellular phones, PDA devices, digital cameras, modems, and even ISDN terminal adapters.
Operating System Support
Drivers available for Windows® 98, 98SE, ME, 2000 and XP, and Mac's with OS 8.6 and upwards.
Makes the USB interface transparent to serial peripherals, allowing them to easily interface to a computers USB serial port. This eliminates the setup hassle found with traditional serial port connections.
Free Up Resources
Can free up your serial RS232 port for other uses, and does not require the use of a valuable IRQ.
All required software drivers supplied on a CD.