Interface Modules & Development Tools USB HS to RS232 Conv Assembly 2 DB9 Ports

USB-COM232-PLUS2

Manufacturer Part NumberUSB-COM232-PLUS2
DescriptionInterface Modules & Development Tools USB HS to RS232 Conv Assembly 2 DB9 Ports
ManufacturerFTDI
USB-COM232-PLUS2 datasheet
 

Specifications of USB-COM232-PLUS2

Interface TypeUSB, RS-232Data Bus WidthSerial
Operating Supply Voltage5 VProductInterface Modules
For Use With/related ProductsFT2232HLead Free Status / RoHS StatusLead free / RoHS Compliant
Other namesUSB-COM232-PLUS-2  
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Future Technology Devices International Ltd
USB-COM232-PLUS2
Datasheet
Document Reference No.:
FT_000147
Version 1.1
Issue Date: 2010-04-12
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
Fax: + 44 (0) 141 429 2758
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
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Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited

USB-COM232-PLUS2 Summary of contents

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    ... Future Technology Devices International Ltd USB-COM232-PLUS2 Document Reference No.: 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 ...

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    ... The maximum RS232-level data rate is 1Mbps. The USB-COM232-PLUS2 module requires USB device drivers, available free from www.ftdichip.com, which are used to make the USB-COM232-PLUS2 appear as two Virtual COM Port (VCP). This allows existing serial communications software, such as HyperTerminal, to exchange data through the USB- COM232-PLUS2 to a legacy RS232 peripheral device. Copyright © ...

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    ... LED Description The USB-COM232-PLUS2 uses five LEDs to indicate a valid link as well as data traffic according to the following table: LED Function Description Colour Yellow Enumerated ON when USB-COM-PLUS2 is configured and ready Flashes when data is transmitted from the Red TxD Activity the attached RS232 device ...

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    ... FT232BM Baud Rates Table 1.2 - Performance Figures Part Number Description USB-COM232-PLUS2 USB-COM-PLUS2 Hi-Speed USB to 2-Port RS232 module Table 1.3 - Ordering Information Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Clearance No.: FTDI# 96 Configuring FT232R, FT2232 and Version 1.1 3 ...

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    ... Safety.......................................................................................................... 16 7.3 Environmental ............................................................................................. 16 7.4 Reliability .................................................................................................... 16 7.4.1 MTTF ..................................................................................................... 16 7.5 Import / Export Information ....................................................................... 17 8 Troubleshooting ........................................................................... 18 8.1 Hardware .................................................................................................... 18 8.2 Device Driver .............................................................................................. 18 8.3 Technical Support ....................................................................................... 19 9 Contact Information ..................................................................... 20 Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Appendix A - List of Figures and tables......................................... 22 Appendix B - Revision History ............................................................ 23 Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... RI – Ring Indicator Table 2.1 – RS232 DTE to DCE connection with straight-through cable If the USB-COM232-PLUS2 is connected to another DTE device, a serial “null-modem” cable is required. A null-modem cable handles connecting output signals to the corresponding input signals on the other end. Table 2.2 shows a typical null-modem cable. Note that RI and DCD are not always used. ...

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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-PLUS2 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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    ... Figure 2.5 - Hardware Ready COM Port Assignment Next, to determine which COM port has been assigned, open the Windows Device Manager from the System Control Panel. Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... 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-PLUS2 is assigned to COM3 and COM4. Port A is always assigned the lower COM port number (COM3 in this example) and Port B the higher COM port number (COM4 in this example) ...

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    ... Select one that is not in use and click OK on each dialog box to activate the selection. Windows will remember this COM port number. Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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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_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Connections 3.1 External Connectors 3.1.1 USB The USB-COM232-PLUS2 is a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Device. A standard USB Series “miniB” receptacle is mounted on the USB-COM232-PLUS2 to facilitate connection to an upstream USB Host or Hub. Pin Number Pin Type 1 Power Bidirectional 2 3 Bidirectional Ground Shield Case Ground Table 3.1 – ...

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    ... Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 Minimum Typical Maximum 4.25 5.0* 5. Minimum Typical Maximum ± 5 ±2.4 ±25 ±15 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI# 96 Units Conditions *Present when USB cable is attached and V USB Host or Hub powered. mA Units Conditions RL = 3KΩ V Input resistance = 3KΩ 7KΩ ...

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    ... Mechanical Details 5.1 Module Mechanical Dimensions Figure 5.1 - USB-COM232-PLUS2 PCB Dimensions Dimensions are in mm. The height of the module is dominated by the 2 D-type connectors and stands 12.8mm +/- 1mm. The D-type pins protrude below the PCB by 2.54mm +/-1mm Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No ...

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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_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI# 96 Units Conditions o C Units Conditions 5% to 95% RH non condensing 15 ...

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    ... EMI Compatibility FCC and CE The USB-COM232-PLUS2 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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    ... China 8542.90.0000 Harmonized Code Product Description USB to RS232 Development Module, Two COM Port USA ECCN EAR99 – No License Required Table 7.1 - Import / Export Information Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... If the higher COM port assignments are not acceptable for the application, known unused COM port numbers should be uninstalled according to the FTDI installation guide: http://ftdichip.com/Documents/InstallGuides.htm. Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet http://ftdichip.com/Documents/InstallGuides.htm Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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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_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 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_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Distributor and Sales Representatives Please visit the Sales Network page of the FTDI Web site for the contact details of our distributor(s) and sales representative(s) in your country. Copyright © 2010 Future Technology Devices International Limited Document Reference No.: FT_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI ...

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    ... Figure 2.6 - Device Manager ........................................................................................................................... 9 Figure 2.7 - COM Port Assignment ................................................................................................................ 9 Figure 2.8 – Access COM Port Properties..................................................................................................... 9 Figure 2.9 - Settings Tab ............................................................................................................................... 10 Figure 2.10 - Advanced Options ................................................................................................................... 10 Figure 5.1 - USB-COM232-PLUS2 PCB Dimensions .................................................................................. 14 List of tables: Table 1.1 – LED Description ........................................................................................................................... 2 Table 1.2 - Performance Figures .................................................................................................................... 3 Table 1.3 - Ordering Information .................................................................................................................... 3 Table 2.1 – ...

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    ... First Release Version 1.1 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_000147 USB-COM232-PLUS2 Datasheet Version 1.1 Clearance No.: FTDI# 96 June 2009 July 7th 2009 th 12 ...