USB-to-Serial Converters provide ESD protection to ±15 KV.

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Supporting serial speed up to 921.6 Kbps, DirectPort-USB UC1 consists of 1-port USB-to-RS232 converter that provides serial COM port via USB port, while DirectPort-USB UC1B consists of 1-port USB-to-RS422/485 converter for multi-drop applications. Communication distance is 15 m for RS232 and 1.2 km for RS422/485. Measuring 33.4 x 61.0, converters support Windows, Linux, and Mac, and include 16C550 UART controller and DB9 male connector with Tx/Rx LEDs.



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Sena Technologies Introduces High Speed USB-to-Serial Converters



San Jose, CA - Sena Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of industrial Bluetooth and networking solutions, announced the addition of the DirectPort-USB USB-to-serial converters to its product lines.

DirectPort-USB products provide high-performance serial connectivity to computers via USB ports. DirectPort-USB UC1 is a high speed 1-port USB-to-RS232 converter designed to provide serial COM port via USB port, while DirectPort-USB UC1B is a high speed 1-port USB-to-RS422/485 converter for multi-drop applications. DirectPort-USB UC1 and UC1B support serial speed up to 921.6 Kbps and provide ESD protection up to ±15KV. DirectPort-USB is an ideal solution for high speed serial communication needs for the computers with no or limited native serial port availability.

Features

- Supports RS232 or RS422/485 communication up to 921.6 Kbps

- ±15KV surge protection

- Internal RS422/485 terminal resistors

- Standard DB9 male connector with TX/RX LEDs

- Supports Windows, Linux and MAC

Specifications

- Serial speed: Up to 921.6 Kbps

- Communication distance: RS232 up to 15m, RS422/485 up to 1.2 Km

- RS422/485 multi-drop: Up to 127 nodes

- Bus interface: USB 2.0

- Line interface: RS232 or RS422/485

- UART controller: 16C550

- Connector: DB9 male

- LED: Tx, Rx

- Dimension: 33.4 X 61.0 mm

- Surge protection: Up to ± 15KV

- Power: Using USB interface power (no external power required)

- Supported OS:

Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/2003

Windows Vista/Longhorn

Windows XP 64bit

Windows XP Embedded

Windows CE.NET 4.2 & 5.0

Windows Vista 64 bit

Windows 7

Windows 7 64 bit

Mac OS 8/9, OS-X

Linux 2.4 and greater

- Approval: FCC, CE

- Warranty: 1-year limited warranty

Pricing & Availability

The DirectPort-USB UC1 and UC1B are now shipping and available through Sena business partners worldwide. The list price of the DirectPort-USB UC1 is US$21 and the DirectPort-USB UC1B is US$49. For more information on pricing and technical specifications of the DirectPort-USB, please visit www.sena.com/products/serial_connectivity/directport_usb.php

About Sena Technologies

Sena Technologies is a leading provider of industrial Bluetooth and networking solutions specialized for M2M (Machine-to-Machine) communication since 1998. Sena offers its products worldwide through its global network of distributors, resellers and OEM partners. For more information, please visit www.sena.com

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