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USB-C to Serial Adapter

Product ID: ICUSB232C

Connect an RS232 (DB9) peripheral to your USB-C device

Features
  • USB-C to straight-through RS232 DB9 serial adapter

  • High-speed 921.6Kbps baud rate

  • Compatible with Windows®, macOS® and Linux

  • USB-powered - no external power adapter required

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This USB-C™ to serial adapter lets you connect your USB-C devices to your legacy serial equipment. It converts a USB-C port on your laptop or computer into a RS232 DB9 serial port, giving you a cost-saving way to connect to serial devices such as point-of-sale terminals, serial modems, industrial equipment, and a wide variety of other RS232 peripherals.

Connect with ease

The RS232 adapter cable is compatible with Windows®, macOS and Linux® operating systems, which makes it easy to integrate into mixed environments.

Ready for mobile or desktop applications

The USB-C to serial adapter is USB powered, so you don’t need an additional external power supply. It’s a compact solution that’s easy to bring along with your laptop, when you’re on the go.

The ICUSB232C is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

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Compatible With

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Windows® 7, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.11 and 10.13
Linux 2.6.x to 4.4.x LTS Versions only

Applications
  • IT administrators looking to add legacy functionality to newer notebooks, PCs and servers that lack an integrated RS232 port
  • Connect bar code scanners, receipt printers and other point of sale devices
  • Connect, monitor and control industrial/automotive sensors and other sensitive equipment
  • Connect and program LED and digital signage boards
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type USB-C
Chipset ID Prolific - PL2303RA
Industry Standards USB 1.1/2.0 RS232
Interface Serial
Port Style Cable Adapters
Ports 1
Performance
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
FIFO 512 Bytes
Flow Control None, Xon/Xoff, RTS/CTS, DTR/DSR
Max Baud Rate 921.6 Kbps
MTBF 30,000 Hours
Parity Odd, Even, Mark, Space, or None Parity Modes
Serial Protocol RS-232
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-C (24-pin) USB 2.0 Male
1 - DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub) Male
Software
Microsoft WHQL Certified Yes
OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.11 and 10.13
Linux 2.6.x to 4.4.x LTS Versions only
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements One available USB-C port
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
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
Product Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 430 mm [16.9 in]
Product Weight 36 g [1.3 oz]
Product Width 30 mm [1.2 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 52 g [1.8 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - serial adapter cable
1 - quick-start guide
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