US232 – USB to RS232 Converter

1 x RS232, FTDI Chip

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Support Remote wake-up and Smart Power Saving simultaneously

TX and RX LED indicator

UART interface support for 7 or 8 data bits, 1 or 2 stop bits and odd / even / mark / space / no parity.

Fully assisted hardware or X-On / X-Off software handshaking.

Data transfer rates from 300 baud to 250 kilo-baud at RS232 voltage levels.

512 byte receive buffer and 512 byte transmit buffer utilising buffer smoothing technology to allow for high data throughput

Adjustable receive buffer timeout.

ESD protection on RS232 I/Os exceeding ±15kV IEC1000-4-2 Air Gap Discharge, ±15kV for Human Body Mode (HBM) and ±8kV IEC1000-4-2 Contact Discharge.

ESD protection on USB lines exceeding ±2kV for Human Body Mode (HBM), ±200V for Machine Mode (MM) and ±500V for Charged Device Mode (CDM).

Low operating and USB suspend current.
Low USB bandwidth consumption.
USB 2.0 Full Speed compatible.
-40°C to 85°C extended operating temperature range.

OS Supported
Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 32,64-bit
Windows Vista
Windows XP 32,64-bit
Windows XP Embedded
Windows CE.NET 4.2 , 5.0 and 6.0
Linux 2.6.32 or later Android

USB : USB Type A
RS232 : DB9 Male

Cable Length : 10 cm (3.94″) and longer as optional
Power Mode : Bus Powered
Operating Voltage : 5VDC
Power Consumption : 5V x 90mA at Max.
Net Weight : 30 g
Dimension (L x W x H) :
Approvals : CE, FCC


US232 in cable length 10cm (4″)
US232 in cable length 30cm (11.8″)
US232 in cable length 100cm (3.28 feet)

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File Description File size
zip vcp driver VCP drivers for Windows, Mac, Windows CE, Linux.
5 MB
zip vcp driver installation guide VCP drivers installation guides for Windows, Mac, Windows CE, Linux.
7 MB
Driver supported OS

Windows driver
Includes the following version of of the Windows operating system:
Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8, 8.1, Windows server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10.
Also, as Windows 8 RT is a closed system not allowing for 3rd party driver installation our Windows 8 driver will not support this variant of the OS.

Mac driver OS X 10.3 to 10.8 (x86 x64 PPC)
Mac driver OS X 10.9 and above (x64)

Windows CE 4.2~5.2 driver
includes the following versions of Windows CE 4.2-5.2 based operating systems: Windows Mobile 2003, Windows Mobile 2003 SE,
Windows Mobile 5, Windows Mobile 6, Windows Mobile 6.1 ,Windows Mobile 6.5.

Windows CE 6.0~7.0 driver
x86, x86 CE 6.0 CAT, x86 CE 7.0 CAT, ARM, ARM CE 6.0 CAT, ARM CE 7.0 CAT, MIP SII, MIP SIV, SH4

Windows CE 2013 (x86 ARM) driver

Linux driver
This device is supported in Ubuntu 11.10, kernel 3.0.0-19. VCP drivers are integrated into the kernel (please see below link for reference

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