The USB to RS232 converter allows you to connect a non-USB RS232 DB9 device to your USB bus.
Add a high-speed RS-232 serial port to your PC or server using its USB port. The single-port Black Box® USB Director RS-232 makes it easy to connect and disconnect your modems and printers.
You can use this intelligent USB-to-serial converter in point-of-sale settings, for mobile computing in the field, or any place you require flexible I/O expansion. Hook it up to your bar-code scanners, touch screens, security cameras, PDAs, and other peripherals.
By converting the USB port on your desktop PC, laptop, or Thin client to a high-speed RS-232 DB9 serial port, the USB Director RS-232 enables you to attach any peripheral that uses a standard serial interface to your PC. It's the economic alternative to installing a serial card in your computer.
To install the USB Director RS-232, you simply plug the Type A end of the included USB cable into the USB port and the Type B end into the converter. You can make connections without powering down the network or removing the cover of your server or PC. This hot-swappable converter attaches outside the computer chassis and doesn't require a card slot. Plus you don't need to set IRQ jumpers and device address.
Plus, there's no need to worry about configuring the attached device. The USB Director RS-232 autodetects peripheral speed and connections. And, after connecting a new peripheral to your machine, you don't have to reboot your operating system - the device is plug-and-play!
Need more COM ports? You can connect up to four of the single-port USB Director RS-232 units to a hub. Or order one of our 2-, 4-, or 8-port USB Director RS-232 models (IC1001A, IC135A, IC1002A). For details, see Related Items or contact our FREE Tech Support.
* Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 1-800-667-6625.
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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.
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 787-767-3500.
** Certain products may not be eligible.
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.