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1 Port USB to Null Modem RS232 DB9 Serial DCE Adapter Cable with FTDI

Add a Null Modem RS232 serial port to your laptop or desktop computer through USB

Product ID: ICUSB232FTN

  • USB to Null Modem (Cross-Wired) RS232 Serial Adapter
  • Integrated FTDI USB UART Chip
  • Baud Rate up to 921.6Kbps
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  • COM Port assignments maintained across reboot
  • USB-powered - no external power adapter required
  • Compatible with USB 1.1 or 2.0 Ports
  • Compatible with Windows®, Mac OS and Linux
  • Single cable design for portability
$41.99 AUD exc GST
$46.19 AUD inc GST

Overview

The ICUSB232FTN FTDI USB to Null Modem Serial Adapter Cable (1-Port) converts an available USB 1.1 or 2.0 port into an RS232 Null Modem serial DB9 port, solving DCE/DTE conflicts directly, without requiring additional cross-wired serial cables or adapters.

This compact adapter features COM retention, allowing the same COM port value to automatically be re-assigned to the port if the cable is disconnected and re-connected to the host computer, or if the system is rebooted. The integrated FTDI chipset supports additional customization, advanced features, and compatibility not necessarily offered by other solutions.

The USB to Null Modem adapter is compatible with a broad list of operating systems including Windows®, Windows CE, Mac OS and Linux, making it easier to integrate into mixed environments.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • USB to Null Modem serial adapter corrects DTE/DCE conflicts without requiring additional adapters or cables
  • The FTDI chipset is highly customizable and broadly compatible, making it the ideal solution for any setup
  • Portable USB-Powered design requires no bulky power adapter or outlet

Applications

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 bar code scanners, receipt printers and other point of sale devices

Connect and program LED and Digital signage boards with serial communication ports

Connect a satellite receiver, serial modem, or PDU

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 2.0
Chipset ID FTDI - FT232RL
Interface Serial
Port Style Cable Adapters
Ports 1
Performance
Data Bits 7, 8
FIFO 256 Bytes
Max Baud Rate 921.6 Kbps
Parity None, Odd, Even, Mark, Space
Serial Protocol RS-232
Stop Bits 1, 2
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub) Female
1 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Male
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® CE (4.2, 5.0, 6.0), XP Embedded, 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.13
Linux 2.4.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements One available USB 1.1 (or better) port
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity 5~95% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 85°C (-4°F to 185°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 5.6 ft [1.7 m]
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 0.6 in [15 mm]
Product Length 5.9 ft [1.8 m]
Product Weight 3.2 oz [90 g]
Product Width 1.2 in [30 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 7.2 oz [205 g]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB to RS-232 Null Modem Adapter
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® CE (4.2, 5.0, 6.0), XP Embedded, 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.13
Linux 2.4.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only

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