CableMax 3ft. USB to Serial Adapter with RS-232 DB-9 Male Connection

CableMax 3ft. USB to Serial Adapter with RS-232 DB-9 Male Connection
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The CB12BB is fully RoHS compliant and is CE and FCC approved. USB serial adapter drivers for windows and Mac Drivers and Utilities CD complete with Microsoft WHQL certified VCP drivers for Windows XP. This unit is made specifically for Users that want to cut and use their own Connector instead of the DB-9 port. We have many OEM customers that use this item prior to large scale production. Use this item and make custom connector ends in small qualify for testing and qualifications. Introduction The PL-2303 USB to Serial adapter is your smart and convenient accessory for connecting RS-232 serial devices to your USB-equipped Windows host computer. It provides a bridge connection with a standard DB 9-pin male serial port connector in one end and a standard Type-A USB plug connector on the other end. You simply attach the serial device onto the serial port of the cable and plug the USB connector into your PC USB port. It allows a simple and easy way of adding serial connections to your PC without having to go thru inserting a serial card and traditional port configuration. This USB to Serial adapter is ideal for connecting modems, cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras, card readers and other serial devices to your computer. It provides serial connections up to 1Mbps of data transfer rate. And since USB does not require any IRQ resource, more devices can be attached to the system without the previous hassles of device and resource conflicts. Finally, the PL-2303 USB to Serial adapter is a fully USB Specification compliant device and therefore supports advanced power management such as suspend and resume operations as well as remote wakeup. The PL-2303 USB Serial cable adapter is designed to work on all Windows operating systems.

Features & Specifications

  • Smart USB to RS-232 (DB 9-pin male serial port) interface
  • Supports various serial devices like modems, PDAs, cellular phones, digital cameras, card readers, and more.
  • Easy Plug and Play Installation
  • Full Compliance with the Universal Serial Bus Specification v1.1
  • Supports the standard RS-232 Serial Interface
  • Supports automatic handshake mode
  • Over 1Mbps data transfer rate
  • Supports Remote Wake-up and Intelligent Power Management
  • Provides Dual Buffers for upstream and downstream data transfer
  • No IRQ resource required
  • Bus Powered ¡V no separate power supply or battery required

System Requirements

  • Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, or Windows XP operating system
  • AMD or Intel Pentium 133MHz or better based computer
  • USB 1.1 or higher port
  • USB to RS-232 (Serial Port) Cable Adapter
  • USB to RS-232 Driver Utility Disk

The USB Serial Converter is the fastest way to connect your PDA to the USB port on a Mac or PC. This product operates as a bridge between one USB port and a standard RS-232 Serial port. Just connect the cable into any USB port from any RS-232 device or any DB9P Male connector, such as, PDA, scanner or printer.


  • Supports automatic handshake mode
  • Works with cellular phones, PDA, Digital Cameras, Modems, or ISDN terminal adapters
  • Supports remote wake-up and power management
  • Frees your RS-232 port for other uses
  • Support Microsoft Windows and Mac OS 8.6 or higher (Minimum Mac G3 or above)
  • Over 230kbps data transfer rate
  • 96 byte buffer each for upstream and downstream data flow
  • No IRQs, no IRQ conflicts
  • Easy installation


TypeUSB to Serial Converter
Bus InterfaceUniversal Serial Bus (USB) version 1.1
PowerUSB Bus power
ConnectorOne USB A to DB9M connector
Number of Port1 x RS-232
Cable Length2 feet
OS Support
MicrosoftWindows 9x/ME, Windows 2K/XP
MacMac OS 8.6 or higher (Mac Hardware: Mac G3 or above)
Regulatory Approvals
HardwareCE, FCC
Package Content
ProductCB12BB USB to Serial Converter
CDSoftware & driver CD
ManualUser manual
Warranty Period1 Years
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