Serial Port Connectors

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

USB 3.0 Interface ICs come in low-pin count packages.

November 20, 2014

Respectively, FT600Q and FT601Q come in 56- and 76-pin QFN packages and feature 16- and 32-bit wide FIFO bus interface. Both chips, which function as SuperSpeed USB 3.0 to FIFO bridges, support up to 8 endpoints (other than management endpoints) linked to configurable buffers of 16 KB length for in and 16 KB for out. Providing data bursting rates up to 3.2 Gbps, USB 3.0 products support 2 interfacing modes: 245 FIFO mode and multi-channel FIFO mode. Read More

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USB Adapter Kit extends wireless coverage.

October 31, 2014

Supplied in FCC/IC certified kit, 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n Model ARK-2404U-3 comprises WLAN-LCUSB2415 wireless USB Adapter and Hyperlink's 4 dBi omni-directional antenna. Adapter supports data rates of 150 Mbps and features IP67-rated waterproof enclosure for outdoor applications. Included 5 m cable is terminated with USB 2.0 plug for direct connection to desktop or notebook PC. Additional features include 100 mW to 1 W adjustable RF power, Windows OS drivers, and WPA/WPA2 data security. Read More

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Video Adapters provide 4K HD video through USB 3.0 connection.

October 13, 2014

USB 3.0 to HDMI® (USB32HD4K) and USB 3.0 to DisplayPort® 1.2 (USB32DP4K) enable users to connect USB 3.0-equipped laptop or desktop PC to Ultra HD 4K television, display, or projector, even if computer does not natively support 4K video. Integrated chipset enables plug-and-play functionality, where drivers are automatically installed and updated, and USB-powered performance eliminates need for additional power supply. Areas of use include graphics-intensive applications. Read More

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USB to Serial Bridges offer 12 Mbps USB data transfer rate.

September 29, 2014

Available with 1, 2, or 4 UART channels, XR21B142x Series provides way to interface with RS-232 or RS-485 serial networks through USB using minimal PCB space. Large 512 Byte transmit and receive FIFOs enable max data throughput of 9 Mbps across up to 4 UART channels. Offering ±15 kV ESD protection on USB pins, devices eliminate need for additional protection components, making them suitable for smart grid data collection, data aggregators/concentrators, and security/access control systems. Read More

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USB Fieldbus Adapter extends connectivity to fieldbus networks.

July 1, 2014

USB Fieldbus Interface v3 facilitates in-field or instrument shop-based FOUNDATION fieldbus device configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting. Multiple options are provided for commissioning and configuring FOUNDATION fieldbus devices. Functionality allows Fieldbus devices to be commissioned, decommissioned, and assigned device tags. Communication DTM, included, enables device configuration using third-party FDT Frame Applications and library of Emerson Device DTMs. Read More

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USB-to-RS422/RS485 Adapters offer 10 kV ESD protection.

June 25, 2014

Offering plug-and-play installation, single-port Model ES-U-2001-S incorporates automatic transmit and receive control for 2-wire RS485 half-duplex mode. Model ES-U-2001-STB has same features and functionality, but with 5-pin terminal block connector included which facilitates wiring process. Suitable for connection with either USB 1.1 or 2.0 hosts, adapters' high-speed serial ports are capable of data rates from 300–921.6 kbps. Both have built-in termination and biasing mechanisms. Read More

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USB3.0 Connectors accommodate height-restrictive applications.

June 2, 2014

USB3.0 mid reverse connectors are designed for inclusion in such devices as tablets, notepads, and other handheld devices. Mid bottom mount USB3.0 connectors are available for low-profile applications where height above and below PCB is critical. Allow mounting on bottom of PCB, reverse connectors sit in cut out on PCB to minimize height. With cutaway face, USB1115 has .212 in. body height and suits angled panels. While USB1110 is mounted below PCB, bulk sits above PCB. Read More

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USB/RS-232 Serial Adapter enhances Android device connectivity.

February 5, 2014

By using Android Open Accessory protocol to make Android device recognize onboard USB port as RS-232 port, ANDROID-232 lets users control legacy RS-232 devices directly from Android devices and vice-versa. This industrial- and military-grade, 2-way data port supports serial data rate up to 921.6 kbps (max of 115.2 kbps without flow control), and onboard circuitry provides power to charge Android device while connected. USB serial interface board is rated for -40 to +85°C operation. Read More

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RS422/USB converter lets computers accommodate optical sensors.

January 17, 2014

Four-channel IF2004/USB lets lab PCs, company laptops, or computers without RS422 industrial interface evaluate readings from laser and confocal sensors. Able to convert digital signals from up to 4 optical sensors into USB data packet, product also ensures synchronous data acquisition for defined temporal allocation of four RS422 inputs. Converter has 4 trigger inputs and one trigger output for connecting additional converters. Connected sensors and converter are programmable via software. Read More

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USB-to-CAN Interface connects over USB 2.0 at 480 Mbps.

December 24, 2013

Promoting data throughput with minimal latency and power consumption, IXXAT USB-to-CAN V2 comes in variants with one or two CAN interfaces based on ISO 11898-2. In USB-to-CAN V2 compact, CAN connection is via sub-D9 plug or RJ45 connector. Versions that carry two CAN interfaces are connected via RJ45 connectors. Another variant, IXXAT USB-to-CAN V2 for embedded use, is designed sans housing but with slot board and adapted USB cable for installation into computer. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

USB-to-CAN Interface connects over USB 2.0 at 480 Mbps.

December 9, 2013

Suitable for demanding applications at max bus load and CAN bit rates up to 1 Mbps, USB-to-CAN V2 Interface is available with 1 or 2 CAN interfaces based on ISO 11898-2. In USB-to-CAN V2 compact, CAN connection is implemented as sub-D9 plug or alternatively as RJ45 connector. Versions that carry 2 CAN interfaces are connected via RJ45 connectors. Additional options include galvanically isolated CAN interfaces, bulk variants, and support for ISO 11898-3 low-speed CAN and LIN. Read More

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USB Adapter speeds testing and debugging of avionics systems.

November 4, 2013

Bundled with BusTools ARINC graphical user interface, RAR-USB ARINC 429 USB Adapter is designed for testing ARINC systems and for debugging, monitoring, and analyzing bus traffic and data recording. Unit provides up to 16 fully independent receive channels along with 5 fully independent transmit channels and 8 bi-directional avionics-level discretes. Features include programmable bus rates and parity, error detection, time-tagging, and adjustable slew rates. Read More

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Multi-Chip Solution performs for USB-to-RS232 interfacing.

July 18, 2013

USB-DUO bundles USB bridge controller ICs with RS232 transceiver IC, providing platform for creating USB-to-RS232 converter cabling systems supporting speeds up to 250 Kbps. While FT231XS provides USB-to-UART conversion operation, FT3243S transceiver provides digital-to-RS232 conversion – translating 3.3 V level UART signal from FT231XS to RS232 voltage levels. Product operates from -40 to +85°C and draws 9 mA when active or 135 µA when FT231XS X-Chip element is in suspend mode. Read More

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HF/VHF/UHF Receiver provides continuous coverage.

June 3, 2013

Based on modern SDR architecture, TCR-1003 offers 200 KHz to 1,500 MHz continuous coverage from 3U, 19 in. form factor. Standard features incldue AM/FM/SSB/CW modes; serial, USB, and Ethernet ports that facilitate remote or automatic operation; and intuitive interface with 5.6 in. color touchscreen, rotary encoder, and numeric keypad. This HF/VHF/UHF receiver also offers low noise with included DSP noise reduction. Read More

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USB Adapter supports diagnostics and commissioning.

May 17, 2013

Featuring plug-and-play technology, Simatic PC Adapter USB A2 links standard PCs, notebooks, or programming devices to Profibus systems such as Simatic S7 controllers via USB 2.0 port. Adapter supports data rates up to 12 Mbaud, operating systems from Windows XP SP2 as well as USB versions 1.1, 2.0, and 3.0. Powered by USB port of PC system, adapter comes with 3 LEDs that display operating and signal status. Read More

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Universal Mount attaches weather sensors to towers/masts.

April 11, 2013

Vertically or horizontally, universal mounting adapter can be used to attach weather sensors to existing towers or alternate masts – even those with multiple instruments. Product is constructed of aluminum and includes three clamps for masts up to 3 in. dia. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

USB and RJ45 Interface Ports serve mission-critical applications.

February 27, 2013

Platinum Series USB and RJ45 communication interface ports are rugged panel connectors suited for industrial environments where mission-critical data transmission is necessary between machines, production lines, and control modules. While USB is available in A-to-A and A-to-B connections, RJ45 component is 10 Gigabit IEEE 802.3an-2006. Both products use OTS cables and are capped when not in use to maintain IP65 rating. Plastic materials are resistant to oils, solvents, and hydrocarbons. Read More

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USB Extender offers 150 ft range.

December 13, 2012

Measuring 1.13 x 2.06 x 0.88 in., Model USB-C5-ULC extends one self-powered or bus-powered USB device up to 150 ft away. Local unit, featuring one male USB Type A connector and attached 4.8 in. male USB Type A cable, connects to USB computer, while remote unit, equipped with 1 female USB Type A connector and attached 4.8 in. female USB Type A cable, connects to USB device. Power is supplied to both local and remote units through attached computer. Read More

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USB Module connects Raspberry PIs.

October 8, 2012

Utilizing easyRadio technology at 915 MHz, eRA-Connect2-Pi provides wireless bridge between 2 Raspberry Pi's, or Raspberry Pi and PC or any other device that supports USB serial communications. Unit allows users to change radio bandwidth from 150 KHz down to 12.5 KHz, and includes internal temperature compensation, which insures less than 1.5 KHz frequency drift from ambient 20°C over range of -40 to +85°C. This feature may also be output as temperature measurement for end user equipment. Read More

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Adapter Board adds USB Mini B connector to prototype solutions.

May 23, 2012

Comprised of Quantity 2 Through Hole USB Mini B Connector 0.5 x 2 in. Grids, prototyping board features 4 ground holes that are connected to copper plane on bottom side. This product is designed to facilitate addition of through hole USB Mini B Connector to prototype or electronics project. Read More