USB 1.1 to DB9 Serial Adapter
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USB to Serial Adapter
The USB-Serial adapter device provides a simple and easy way to connect Universal Serial Bus (USB) into Serial port interfaces. With the advantage of USB port, users have the capability to utilize the peripheral with serial port interface in an easy to use environment such as plug and play & hot swap function. This adapter is designed for ideal connections to Cellular Phone, Digital Camera, Modems or ISDN terminal adapter with over 1Mbps data transfer rate.
The USB-Serial adapter and software drivers are capable of providing a no-firmware-change feature that enable USB interface to be transparent to serial port peripherals with minimum modifications.
- 6 Foot cable
- Support the RS232 Serial interface
- Over 1Mbps data transfer rate
- Support remote wake-up and power management
- Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows® 7, 8, 8.1
Q: What’s the difference between the different USB versions?
- USB 1.1
- Released in 1998
- Specifies max data rates of 12 Mbit/s (Full Speed)
- Mostly used on devices such as keyboards mice joysticks printers scanners.
- Still used by some devices that don't need faster data transfer rates.
- USB 2.0
- Released in 2000
- Specifies max data rates of 480 Mbit/s (Hi-Speed)
- Compatible with USB 1.1 but some hardware designed for USB 2.0 may not work with USB 1.1 host controllers.
- USB 3.0
- Released in 2008
- Specifies max data rates of 5 Gbit/s (SuperSpeed)
- A January 2013 press release from the USB group reveals plans to update USB 3.0 to 10 Gbit/s to put it on par with Thunderbolt by mid-2013.
Q: What if I need to extend my current USB cable past the 16 foot distance limit?
A: Because passive USB cables have a distance limitation you would need an Active Extension Cable to help boost the signal coming from the source.
Q: I'm unsure what USB adapter or connector I need can you help?
A: Please click on the resource tab to see the USB connector graph. This should help identify the correct cable.
USB Connector Guide
USB 2.0 A Male
Commonly plugged into the USB port on a computer
USB 2.0 A Female
Commonly used for extending the length of an existing USB cable. USB A Male is able to plug into this connector
USB 2.0 B Male
Commonly used on a printer external hard drive and other USB Devices
|USB 2.0 Micro Male|
Commonly used on new smartphones and other USB devices
USB 2.0 Mini Male
Commonly used on cell phones digital cameras and GPS devices
USB 2.0 Mini Female
Commonly used to extend the length of an existing USB mini cable
USB 3.0 A Male
Commonly used on USB 3.0 devices
USB 3.0 B Male
Commonly used on USB 3.0 printers and other USB devices
USB 3.0 Micro
|Commonly used on USB 3.0 hubs and other devices|
|Features & Specs|
|Connector A:||Type of Connector on Side A of the adapter?|
USB Type A Male
|Connector B:||Type of Connector on Side B of the adapter?|
|Form factor||The form factor of this connector?||6 Foot|
|Gender||The gender of this connector?||Male-Male|