This product is discontinued please contact support to see if there is a replacement part available.

This part has been discontinued by Crystalfontz, but you may find a compatible alternative at Newegg.

USB232A

Part Number: USB232-A

USB232A (USB232-A)
USB232A
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This is a top view of the DB-9 connector, which has the encapsulated electronics in it that do the USB to RS232 conversion. The LED indicates communications activity.
This is a top view of the DB-9 connector, which has the encapsulated electronics in it that do the USB to RS232 conversion. The LED indicates communications activity.
This is a top view of the DB-9 connector, which has the encapsulated electronics in it that do the USB to RS232 conversion. The LED indicates communications activity.
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Here is the end-view of the DB-9 connector. The pinout matches a standard PCs 9-pin serial port. You will need our WR232Y02 cable or the WR232Y07 gender changer to allow this connector to mate with the Crystalfontz serial displays.
Here is the end-view of the DB-9 connector. The pinout matches a standard PCs 9-pin serial port. You will need our WR232Y02 cable or the WR232Y07 gender changer to allow this connector to mate with the Crystalfontz serial displays.
Here is the end-view of the DB-9 connector. The pinout matches a standard PCs 9-pin serial port. You will need our WR232Y02 cable or the WR232Y07 gender changer to allow this connector to mate with the Crystalfontz serial displays.
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This is an end fiew of the USB connector. It will mate with the standard USB connectors found on PCs.
This is an end fiew of the USB connector. It will mate with the standard USB connectors found on PCs.
This is an end fiew of the USB connector. It will mate with the standard USB connectors found on PCs.
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This is picture of the CD. This is a mini CD--it is only about as big as a 3 1/2 inch floppy.
This is picture of the CD. This is a mini CD--it is only about as big as a 3 1/2 inch floppy.
This is picture of the CD. This is a "mini" CD--it is only about as big as a 3 1/2 inch floppy.
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Description

This part has been discontinued by Crystalfontz, but you may find a compatible alternative at Newegg. This sleek and compact USB to RS232 converter will connect any RS232 peripheral to your computer through a USB port. The USB232A works great with our Serial LCD Displays. It simply appears to your software as the next serial port (COM2 or COM3, for instance). It installs in seconds and frees your computer's RS232 ports for other uses. The USB232A is supplied in full retail packaging and includes the driver on a mini CD. Features include:

  • Supports the RS232 Serial interface
  • USB Specification v1.1 compliant
  • Supports baud rates from 1200 to 115.2 kbps.
  • Easy Installation
  • Works with any RS232 device or DB-9 male connector: cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras, modems, ISDN terminal adapters and others.
  • Frees your RS232 ports for other uses
  • Supports Windows? 98/2000/ME/XP/Vista/7 as well as Linux and Mac OS.

This converter has a male DB9 RS232 connector, just like a PC's serial port. Either our WRPWRY02, WR232Y04, WR232Y07 or equivalent will be required to allow it to connect to one of our serial displays.

TECHNICAL SPECS

Physical Characteristics

Weight 84g

Production Notes

The most up to date driver for the Prolific PL-2303 chip used in this cable should also be available from the chip manufacturer.