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2-Port USB Hub, RS-232/RS-422/RS-485  

Connect your non-USB peripherals to your USB bus!

IC1020A

Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available
(3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Use an external USB connection to get the extra COM ports you need.
  • Make serial connections easy by putting your peripherals on your PC's USB bus!
  • No more internal serial adapters! Keep your serial peripheral connections on your PC's exterior.
  • Plug-and-play.


  • Description

    2-Port USB Hub, RS-232/RS-422/RS-485


    Quick Facts

  • Use an external USB connection to get the extra COM ports you need.
  • Make serial connections easy by putting your peripherals on your PC's USB bus!
  • No more internal serial adapters! Keep your serial peripheral connections on your PC's exterior.
  • Plug-and-play.

  • Further Details

  • Supports USB version 1.1.
  • Powered by the USB bus.
  • Data rates up to 460.8 kbps for RS-232 and 921 kbps for RS-422/RS-485.
  • No I/O ports or IRQs required.
  • Windows® 98/Me/XP and Windows 2000 compatible.

    Why install an internal serial adapter to get extra COM ports when using an external USB connection makes more sense? Our USB Hubs convert your serial devices to USB-adaptable peripherals without sacrificing serial connection speeds.

    The hubs feature high-speed UARTs with 128-byte FIFO transmit buffers and 384-byte FIFO receive buffers. With data rates of up to 921 kbps for RS-422/485 and 460 kbps for RS-232, these hubs are among the fastest USB serial devices in the industry!

    They're also ideal for connecting devices in harsh environments where communication lines may be affected by noise and voltage spikes. Not only do the USB Hubs give you industrial-quality serial connections, but they also support automatic RS-485 data enable/disable and include a DB9 connector that's backward-compatible with PCI and ISA RS-422 products.

    The USB Hubs connect easily to peripheral serial devices in external plug-and-play fashion. Because they're hot-swappable, you can install them without having to power down your PC.

    Each hub comes with all necessary drivers, utilities, and help files for quick setup in Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, and Windows XP operating systems. Simply load the included software drivers, then connect the hub to your USB port and a serial device (printer, bar-code scanner, etc.). The hub even autoconfigures itself, enabling hassle-free, seamless integration into your existing application.

    Choose from three models. You can configure each of the ports individually using internal DIP switches.

    What's included:
  • CD that includes user's manual plus software for setup in Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, and Windows XP
  • (1) 6-ft. (1.8-m) USB cable

  • This product works with:
    • DIN Rail Mounting Kits (DR110 etc)
    • DB9 Extension Cable (with EMI/RFI Hoods) (EDN12H)
    • Universal Serial Bus (USB) Cable (USB01)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.


    Technical Specifications for 2-Port USB Hub, RS-232/RS-422/RS-485:

    Communication Chip High-speed, USB-to-serial interface (128-byte FIFO transmit, 384-byte FIFO receive)
    Distance (Maximum) RS-232: 50 ft. (15.2 m);
    RS-422/RS-485: 4000 ft. (1219.2 m)
    Operating Environment Temperature: 32 to 158° F (0 to 70° C);
    Humidity: 10 to 90% noncondensing
    Speed (Maximum) RS-232: 460.8 kbps;
    RS-422/RS-485: 921 kbps
    CE Approval Yes
    Connectors Serial: (2), (4), or (8) DB9 M;
    USB: (1) Type B F
    Power From the USB bus (as long as the device is connected directly to a powered PC or hub)
    This product works with:
    • DIN Rail Mounting Kits (DR110 etc)
    • DB9 Extension Cable (with EMI/RFI Hoods) (EDN12H)
    • Universal Serial Bus (USB) Cable (USB01)
    Questions? Contact our FREE Tech Support.

    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 877-877-2269.


    Resources for 2-Port USB Hub, RS-232/RS-422/RS-485:

    Product Data Sheets

    Drivers

    • USB Hub Drivers
      Drivers for the IC1020A, IC1022A, IC1023A, IC1025A, IC1026A, & IC1027A


    Connect your 2-Port USB Hub, RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 with:

    Accessory: DR110

    DIN Rail Mounting Kit for 2- or 4-Port USB Hub

    DIN Rail Mounting Kit for 2- or 4-Port USB Hub

    Accessory: EDN12H-0025-MF

    DB9 Extension Cable with EMI/RFI Hoods, Beige, Male/Female, 25-ft. (7.6-m)

    DB9 Extension Cable with EMI/RFI Hoods, Beige, Male/Female, 25-ft. (7.6-m)

    Double Diamond Warranty

    Standard Manufacturer's Warranty


    A warranty is included.

    Extended 1 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 1 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $23.70

    Extended 3 Year Warranty Available


    Protect your purchase with an additional 3 Year Double Diamond™ warranty!
    Cost: $47.39

    Diamond

    Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)

    Coverage:

    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.


    The Double Diamond Warranty is our no-questions-asked warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    Most of our products come with a one- or two-year warranty. Some products—such as copper cables, manual switches, cabinets, and racks—are even guaranteed for life!

    During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!

    Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.


    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product* for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Certain products may not be eligible.

    Warranty Compared

    Black Box® Double Diamond™ Warranty The Competition
    Warranty Length One Year to Lifetime, Depending on the Product. Read the fine print.
    Guaranteed for Life! Black Box® Brand Copper Cables, Manual Switches and More! No.
    Accidental Damage 100% Covered! No.
    Water Damage 100% Covered! No.
    Power Surges 100% Covered! No.
    Warranty Replacements No Questions Asked! ?
    Tech Support Hotline 100% FREE! $$$

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.

    Product SKU Price Quantity
    USB Hub, RS-232/RS-422/RS-485, 4-Port IC1022A $294.95
     
    USB Hub, 8-Port, RS-232 IC1023A $459.95
     
    USB Hub, 8-Port, RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 IC1025A $479.95
     
    USB Hub, 2-Port, RS-232 IC1026A $194.95
     
    USB Hub, 4-Port, RS-232 IC1027A $289.95
     
     

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    Price: $244.95

    Quantity Available: 6

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    Shipping Info

    In Stock - orders received before 5PM ET ship same day

    Weight: 1.75 lbs.
    HxWxD: 3 x 2 x 3 in.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day, no-questions-asked return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.


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