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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

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