|Isolated Dual Channel USB/Serial Adaptor
with adjustable signal levels
The USB/Serial Adaptor provides two virtual serial interfaces (UARTs) at a personal computer. The UART signals has TTL levels (2.5 - 5.5V) and therefore a direct communication with microcontrollers is possible. The level can be setup by a switch, either 3.3V, 5V or a variable level (2.5 - 5.5V), determined by the supply voltage of a connected circuit. Both UART interfaces are isolated against the USB connector. Each UART interface provides a data output (TxD), input (RxD) and also a handshake output and input. Usually RTS and CTS are set as handshake lines, but can be changed to DTR and DSR by jumpers inside the device. All connectors are protected against ESD and short circuit.
The device is based on the USB/serial interface circuit FT2232H by Future Technology Ltd. (FTDI). This circuit is connected with "USB High Speed" (480MBit/s) to the PC, therefor low latency times are offered and baud rates up to 12MBaud are possible! FTDI offers very powerful and flexible drivers. They are available for "Microsoft Windows", "Apple MacOS", "Linux" and other operating systems.
two UART interfaces, isolated against USB
adjustable signal levels: 3.3V, 5V or variable, controlled by an input pin (2.5 - 5.5V), convenient selectable with a switch
each UART channel with a data output (TxD) and input (RxD)
each UART channel with a handshake output (RTS or DTR) and input (CTS or DSR), selectable by jumper
baud rates up to 12MBit/s
all connector pins are protected against short circuit, overvoltage (ESD) and wrong polarity
drivers for "Microsoft Windows", "Apple MacOS", "Linux" and more
EEPROM to configure the FT2232H by "FT_Prog" (optional)
USB 2.0 connector, High-Speed (480MBit/s), also suitable for Full-Speed (12MBit/s)
10 pin header connector for the UART signals (0.1" pitch)
shielded and robust metal casing (alu profile)
designed and manufactured in the EU/Germany
|Supply voltage||4.75 - 5.25V=; typ. 5.0V=||supplied over the USB interface|
|Current consumption||approx. 110mA|
|UART channels||2||with common ground and supply, isolated against USB|
|UART connections (each channel)||RxD, TxD, RTS*, CTS*||*) changeable to DTR and DSR by jumpers (casing has to be opened to do this)|
|Signal output resistance||typ. 150Ω||short circuit and ESD protected|
|Signal input level||-0.5 - 5.5V||max. ±50V|
|UART signal level (internal supply voltage)||3.3V (±3%) / 5.0V (±3%) / 2.45V - 5.5V||the variable signal level is determined by the control voltage at pin "Vext"|
|Input resistance of Vext connection||100kΩ ±1%||will drop to 11kΩ if input voltage exceeds specification|
|Voltage at Vext input||2.45 - 5.5V||max. ±50V|
|Isolation voltage||100V (max. 500V)||between UART and USB respectively casing|
|Operation temperature||0 - 70°C||max. 90% relative air humidity, not condensing|
|Storage temperature||-25 - 75°C|
The product is available a fully assembled and checked device. The scope of delivery contains the device only without any accessory.
Price: Euro 89.00 incl. VAT, plus shipment costs (category C)
Order No.: USIIV
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|Order by FAX:||+49-7541-81483|
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The following files are available for download.
|Instruction manual revision 1.1||USIIV_Rev11_Manual.pdf||160kByte|
On the web pages, linked below, you will find the drivers for the device. Hint: If you still use a device with a FTDI chip inside, most likely a driver installation is not necessary.
|VCP driver (virtual COM port)||http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm|
|D2XX driver (direct access and usage of special functions)||http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/D2XX.htm|