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2 Port USB to RS232 Serial DB9 Adapter Cable

Add 2 serial RS-232 ports to any laptop or computer with a USB port

Product ID: ICUSB232C2

  • USB to 2 Port Straight-Through RS232 Serial Adapter
  • Easy Plug-and-Play installation
  • Bus powered, no external power adapter required
  • Fully compliant with USB 1.1 specifications
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Overview

The StarTech.com ICUSB232C2 2 port USB to DB9 RS232 Serial Adapter Cable lets you connect up to two DB9 RS232 serial devices simultaneously to your Mac or PC laptop or desktop computer through a USB port, as though the computer offered an onboard DB9M connector.

A cost-effective solution that bridges the compatibility gap between modern computers and legacy serial peripherals.

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

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Simple installation and operation provides robust serial connectivity to legacy PCs
  • Drawing power from the USB bus saves the hassle of carrying an external power adapter for this add-on serial port
  • Extensive list of compatible operating systems makes this device perfect for almost any RS232 application

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 a satellite receiver, serial modem, or PDA with serial sync

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

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB 2.0
Chipset ID Prolific - PL2303HXA
Prolific - PL2303RA
Interface Serial
Port Style Cable Adapters
Ports 2
Performance
FIFO 192 Bytes
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 230Kbps
Serial Protocol RS-232
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Male
2 - DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub) Male
Software
OS Compatibility Windows 8-10 is only supported by RevB
Windows® CE 4.2, 5.2, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 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 1 USB 1.1 (or above) port
Environmental
Humidity 0~65% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 80°C (-4°F to 176°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 1 ft [0.3 m]
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Length 12.2 in [310 mm]
Product Weight 4.8 oz [137 g]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.3 lb [0.1 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 2 Port USB to RS232 Serial Cable

Compatibility

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Windows 8-10 is only supported by RevB
Windows® CE 4.2, 5.2, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2016
Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.13
Linux 2.4.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only

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We use this across our whole company because they are more reliable than the rest of the market. I figured i would leave my feedback to offset the 1 poor review. If anything I feel like they could be offered at a lower price.
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I didn't get the device working because the driver did not install properly.
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Response from StarTech.com:
Barry, Customer Support
Hello David, Thanks for letting us know about this. Hopefully, we can help. We have several helpful installation guides available in our support section for this product. Please have a look at the installation guide for you specific operating system. https://www.startech.com/Cards-Adapters/Serial-Cards-Adapters/USB-to-RS-232-2-Port-Serial-DB9-Adapter~ICUSB232C2#dnlds Also, please be sure to download the latest drivers from that same page. We have passed your info over to our support team as well so they can get in touch via email to offer additional assistance. Thank you