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USB Data Acquisition

USB data acquisition image The USB to Serial Converter allows you to use all Pico Technology serial devices such as TC-08, ADC-16, EnviroMon and other serial devices through the USB port on your PC. Installation is simple. Plug your serial device into the Converter. Plug the converter into your computer. Insert the disk. With USB technology, there are no IRQ conflicts and no COM Port conflicts.

Most computers currently have serial, parallel & USB on their PC. The USB to serial converter allows multiple products to be used on the same PC without plugging in cards & gets around the problem of adding more serial ports into laptops.

Features and Benefits

  • Add Serial Devices with the ease of USB
  • Free up your existing serial port or use serial devices on a PC without available serial ports
  • Avoid IRQ and COM port conflicts
  • No need to install an add-in card or open the computer
  • Supports up to 115kb/sec
  • LED light indicates power and data transfer
  • Bus Powered-- no need for a cumbersome power supply
  • 100% USB compliant. Guaranteed.
  • The future is built in with field upgradable ROMs

Package Contents

  • Xircom USB to Serial converter
  • CD-ROM with USB to Serial Drivers
  • Easy installation guide

System Requirements

  • Windows 98 or Windows 95b
  • Available USB port

faq - USB To 9 pin Serial

Q: Does this converter require an IRQ?
A: No, the USB controller on the motherboard is the only item that requires an IRQ. If you enable DOS box compatibility, then it will pull an IRQ.

Q: How do I plug a 9-pin into the 25-pin serial connector?
A: Pico Technology supplies a 25 to 9 pin converter with each serial port product.

Q: My serial device will not respond, what do I do?
A: Verify that the serial device is using the USB Comm Port.

Q: What does the green LED on the converter represent?
A: The green LED converter means data is being transmitted.

Q: What drivers do I need for my PC?
A: Drivers are supplied on the CD-ROM for Win2000, Win98 & Win95b

Q: Why would I want to purchase this converter?
A: It frees up your serial port for other devices such as Palm Pilots, and other Pico products. It is hot plugable with other serial peripherals and it does not require an IRQ.

USA Office

Address: 1480 Gulf Road, Suite 837,
PO Box 1280
Point Roberts, WA 98281

Western Canada - Vancouver BC

Tel:1.800.663.6001 or 1.604.925.6150
Address: 2454 Haywood Ave
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1Y1

Eastern Canada - Markham, Ontario

Tel:1.800.465.0164 or 1.905.513.7027