MODULE USB TO RS232 CONV SGL

USB-COM232-PLUS-1

Manufacturer Part NumberUSB-COM232-PLUS-1
DescriptionMODULE USB TO RS232 CONV SGL
ManufacturerFTDI, Future Technology Devices International Ltd
SeriesUSB-COM-Plus
USB-COM232-PLUS-1 datasheet
 

Specifications of USB-COM232-PLUS-1

Convert From (adapter End)USB-BConvert To (adapter End)DE-9P Male
FeaturesUSB to RS232 Serial Converter Assy, w/LEDs, 1MBaudFor Use With/related ProductsWindows® 2000 or higher, Linux, Max OS X
Lead Free Status / RoHS StatusLead free / RoHS CompliantOther names768-1032
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Future Technology Devices International Ltd
Document Reference No.: FT_000118
Future Technology Devices International Ltd (FTDI)
Unit 1, 2 Seaward Place, Centurion Business Park, Glasgow, G41 1HH, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 (0) 141 429 2777
E-Mail (Support): support1@ftdichip.com Web: http://www.ftdichip.com
Neither the whole nor any part of the information contained in, or the product described in this manual, may be adapted or reproduced
in any material or electronic form without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This product and its documentation are
supplied on an as-is basis and no warranty as to their suitability for any particular purpose is either made or implied. Future Technology
Devices International Ltd will not accept any claim for damages howsoever arising as a result of use or failure of this product. Your
statutory rights are not affected. This product or any variant of it is not intended for use in any medical appliance, device or system in
which the failure of the product might reasonably be expected to result in personal injury. This document provides preliminar y
information that may be subject to change without notice. No freedom to use patents or other intellectual property rights is implied by
the publication of this document. Future Technology Devices International Ltd, Unit1, 2 Seaward Place, Centurion Business Park,
Glasgow, G41 1HH, United Kingdom. Scotland Registered Number: SC136640
Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited
USB-COM232-PLUS1
Datasheet
Version 1.2
Issue Date: 2010-05-03
Fax: + 44 (0) 141 429 2758

USB-COM232-PLUS-1 Summary of contents

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    ... No freedom to use patents or other intellectual property rights is implied by the publication of this document. Future Technology Devices International Ltd, Unit1, 2 Seaward Place, Centurion Business Park, Glasgow, G41 1HH, United Kingdom. Scotland Registered Number: SC136640 Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Issue Date: 2010-05-03 ...

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    ... TXD/RXD LEDs to provide a visual indication of data traffic through the module. Figure 1.1 USB-COM232-Plus1 The module uses a standard USB-B device connector for connection to an upstream host or hub port. RS232-level signals, including modem handshake signals, are available on an industry-standard DE-9P connector. The maximum RS232-level data rate is 1Mbps. ...

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    ... LED Description The USB-COM232-Plus1 uses three LEDs to indicate a valid link as well as data traffic according to the following table: LED Color Function Yellow Enumerated TxD Activity Green RxD Activity Red Table 1.1 – LED Description 1.3 Block Diagram USB B FTDI FT232R Client ...

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    ... Parity: None, Even, Odd o Data bits Flow control: RTS/CTS , DSR/DTR, X-ON/X-OFF, None o One DE-9P male connector LEDs indicate USB Enumeration, RxD, TxD for monitoring port status & easy diagnostics Operating temperature of -40°C to +85°C 1.5 Performance Figures Parameter Performance USB Interface 12Mbps USB 2 ...

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    ... Wiring ...................................................................................................... 6 2.2 Device Driver Installation ............................................................................. 7 2.2.1 Microsoft Windows ..................................................................................... 7 2.2.2 Mac OS X, Linux, Windows CE ................................................................... 10 2.3 Configuration Utility .................................................................................... 11 3 Connections .................................................................................. 13 3.1 External Connectors .................................................................................... 13 3.1.1 USB ....................................................................................................... 13 3.1.2 RS232 .................................................................................................... 13 4 Electrical details ........................................................................... 14 4.1 USB ............................................................................................................. 14 4.2 RS232 ......................................................................................................... 14 4.3 Power Output .............................................................................................. 14 5 Mechanical Details ........................................................................ 15 5.1 Module Mechanical Dimensions ................................................................... 15 6 Physical Environment Details ...

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    ... Technical Support ....................................................................................... 20 9 Contact Information ..................................................................... 21 10 Appendix A - List of Figures and tables......................................... 23 Appendix B - Revision History ............................................................ 24 Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Example Applications and Configurations 2.1.1 Wiring Insert the A-plug into an available USB Host or Hub port. Insert the B-plug into the B-receptacle on the USB-COM232-Plus1. RS232 cables have followed a standard 9-pin configuration on a D-sub connector since the mid 1980s. The USB-COM232-Plus1 follows this standard as a Data Terminal Equipment (DTE) device. If the RS232 equipment being connected is a Data Communication Equipment (DCE) device, it’ ...

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    ... Installation Executable shown on Windows XP 1) Login to your system as Administrator user with Administrator rights. 2) Prior to connecting the USB-COM232-Plus1 to the USB Host or Hub port, download the latest device driver version from the FTDIChip web site. 3) Run this executable to install the device drivers. ...

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    ... After the files are found and installed, click “Finish” to complete the installation. Figure 2.4 - Complete Hardware Installation 7) Steps 2 through 6 will repeat. The first time installs the basic USB Serial Converter in the USB device tree. The second time installs the Virtual COM Port layer in the Ports tree and assigns the COM port number ...

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    ... Figure 2.6 - Device Manager Click on the Plus “+” sign next to the Ports tree to list the available COM port. You will see “USB Serial Port”, followed by a COMn assignment. In the figure below, the USB-COM232-Plus1 is assigned to COM3. Figure 2.7 - COM Port Assignment Use this COM port number with your application software in order to access the USB-COM232-Plus1 ...

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    ... Device drivers and FTDI installation guides for Mac OS X, Linux and Windows CE are available for download on the FTDIChip web sites. Follow the respective FTDI installation guides for the chosen operating system. Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Configuration Utility A utility to which configures the function of Pin 9 of the D-sub connector on the USB-COM232-Plus1 configuration utility is available for download from www.ftdichip.com. The configuration utiltiy is a Windows-only application which selects the mode for pin 9 on the D-sub connector. This utility will configure one USB-COM232-Plus1 adapter at a time. Ensure an adapter is connected to your PC and run the utility: Figure 2.11 – ...

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    ... Figure 2.16 - Pin 9 Configuration Utility – Exit Program The utility forces the adapter to re-enumerate on the USB bus, and then closes. The USB-COM232-Plus1 is ready for use with its new settings. Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1 ...

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    ... Pin assignments are according to TIA/EIA-574 which formally defines the assignments for a COM port found on many personal computers. In addition, Ring Indicator (RI) may be re-assigned to provide +5VDC to an external device with a maximum current draw of 250mA once the USB-COM232-Plus1 has been enumerated by the system. Pin Number ...

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    ... Table 4.2 - RS232 Electrical Details 4.3 Power Output The USB-COM232-Plus1 offers option to reassign the RI pin (see section 3.1.2) to provide +5V DC for an external device that requires power. The maximum allowable current is 500mA, including the circuitry of the USB-COM232-Plus1 itself 250mA may be used by the external device. ...

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    ... Mechanical Details 5.1 Module Mechanical Dimensions Figure 5.1 - USB-COM232-Plus1 PCB Dimensions Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Operating Temperature T Range Table 6.2 - Operating Temperature Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Minimum Typical Maximum TBD TBD Minimum Typical Maximum –40 +85 Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI# 76 Units Conditions o C Units Conditions 5% to 95% RH non condensing 16 ...

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    ... EMI Compatibility FCC and CE The USB-COM232-Plus1 has been tested to be compliant with both FCC Part 15 Subpart B and European EMC Directive. NOTE: This is a Class B product domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. ...

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    ... Import / Export Information Country of Origin China 8542.90.0000 Harmonized Code Product Description USB to RS232 Development Module, Single Port USA ECCN EAR99 – No License Required Table 7.1 - Import / Export Information Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1 ...

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    ... Computer power Computer is not in Sleep or Standby - If a USB Hub is used, be sure it is set for “Self-Powered” operation - If a USB Hub is used, be sure all cables are properly inserted - If all the above are OK, the Yellow LED should be lit, indicating the device has been recognized by the USB subsystem. RS232 cables – ...

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    ... Technical Support Technical support may be obtained from your nearest FTDIChip office: United Kingdom: United States: China: Taiwan Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited support1@ftdichip.com us.support@ftdichip.com cn.support@ftdichip.com tw.support1@ftdichip.com Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... USA Tel: +1 (503) 547 0988 Fax: +1 (503) 547 0987 E-Mail (Sales) us.sales@ftdichip.com E-Mail (Support) us.support@ftdichip.com E-mail (General Enquiries) us.admin@ftdichip.com Web Site URL http://www.ftdichip.com Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Future Technology Devices International Ltd, Unit 1, 2 Seaward Place, Centurion Business Park, Glasgow G41 1HH United Kingdom. Scotland Registered Number: SC136640 Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Table 3.1 – USB "B" Receptacle Pin-Out..................................................................................................... 13 Table 3.2 – DE-9P RS232 Pin-Out ................................................................................................................. 13 Table 4.1 - USB Electrical Details ................................................................................................................. 14 Table 4.2 - RS232 Electrical Details ............................................................................................................. 14 Table 4.3 - Power Output for USB-COM232-Plus1 ..................................................................................... 14 Table 6.1 - Storage Temperature .................................................................................................................. 16 Table 6.2 - Operating Temperature .............................................................................................................. 16 Table 7.1 - Import / Export Information ........................................................................................................ 18 Copyright © ...

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    ... Corrected +5V supply output to 250mA Version 1.2 Edited Section 1.3.1, Removed the statement “A standard “A to B” cable is provided” Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000118 USB-COM232-PLUS1 Datasheet Version 1.2 Clearance No.: FTDI# 76 Jan 2009 nd 22 Jan 2009 ...