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USB-COM422-PLUS-2 - 

Adapter Board, FTDI Chip, Single Channel USB to RS422 Converter Module

FTDI USB-COM422-PLUS-2

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Manufacturer:
FTDI FTDI
Manufacturer Part No:
USB-COM422-PLUS-2
Newark Part No.:
76R0537
Technical Datasheet:
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Product Overview

The USB-COM422-PLUS2 module is a single USB interface to two independent RS422 ports, communication device. The integrated electronics of the USB-COM422-PLUS2 utilise the FTDI FT2232H (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed device) and includes RS422 level shifters plus Power/TXD/RXD LEDs to provide a visual indication of data traffic through the module. The module uses a standard USB-B device connector for connection to an upstream host or hub port. RS422-level signals, including modem handshake signals, are available on an industry-standard DE-9P connector. The maximum RS422-level data rate is 10Mbps. The USB-COM422-Plus2 module requires USB device drivers, which are used to make the USB-COM422-Plus2 appear as a Virtual COM Port (VCP). This allows existing serial communications software such as HyperTerminal to exchange data through the USB-COM422-Plus2 to a legacy RS422 peripheral device.
  • Adds dual RS-422 serial port by connecting to a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface.
  • Easy plug & play installation and RS-422 device connection
  • Works with USB 1.1 & 2.0 Host and Hub ports
  • Industry standard FTDI chip set & device drivers for maximum compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows WHQL-certified, Mac OS X, Linux and Windows CE device drivers
  • Installs as a standard Windows COM port
  • Supports Windows Server 2008, 2003, Vista, XP, 2000, Windows CE, Linux, Mac OS X
  • FIFO with 4K byte transmit buffer, 4K byte receive buffer
  • RS-422 data signals: TxD+,TxD-,RxD+,RxD-,RTS+,RTS-,CTS+,CTS-,GND. Serial port speed up to 10Mbps
  • Powered by USB port. No external power adapter required

Applications

Communications & Networking, Wireless, Portable Devices, Medical, Security, Audio, Industrial, Consumer Electronics, Sensing & Instrumentation, Imaging, Video & Vision

Warnings

In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.