C2G 1.5ft USB to DB9 Serial RS232 Adapter Cable

Mfg.Part: 26886 | CDW Part: 297778 | UNSPSC: 43201559
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  • Perfect for connecting DB9 devices to a PC without serial ports
  • Available in single two-port and four-port DB9 to USB configurations
  • Choose from a 1.5ft or 5ft adapter
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Main Features
  • Perfect for connecting DB9 devices to a PC without serial ports
  • Available in single two-port and four-port DB9 to USB configurations
  • Choose from a 1.5ft or 5ft adapter
The USB to DB9 Serial Adapter from C2G provides the connection between USB and the traditional RS-232 serial port. The adapter is designed for connections to Cellular phone, PDA, digital cameras, modems, or ISDN terminal adapters through your USB port with over 230 kbps data transfer rate. Since the adapter uses no IRQs, it is perfect if you need many serial devices attached to your PC.
C2G 1.5ft USB to DB9 Serial RS232 Adapter Cable is rated4.33 out of5 by112.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A good toolI needed a serial to usb adapter for configuring cisco routers. This product worked great, good instructions for install and configuration. My only hold back is they send a CD with the driver software, luckily I happen to have an older external drive, but it would be a lot easier if there was a link to download the driver. Otherwise good product. Recommended.
Date published: 2018-02-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great productGreat product and easy to use
Date published: 2009-11-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductI use this cable to connect a laptops with no serial ports to network equipment. I have no had no problems with it being recognized by any equipment.
Date published: 2011-09-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BSOD 64-bit driverBSOD caused boot sector corruption. 64-bit driver is horrible and should not have been released. There are too many examples come to find out of issues with 64-bit driver.
Date published: 2010-08-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as advertisedI needed this adapter to program my Radio Shack PRO-2052 radio scanner and also to receive data from the scanner to the compute for live streaming of Alpha Tags to go with the audio stream. It does what I need to do and stands up to 24 hr continuous use.
Date published: 2011-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It worked greatThis adapter was used to connect an old court reporter's steno machine to a modern laptop. I had to get from the db9 connector on the steno machine to the laptop and the only port available was a USB port. This did the trick and worked fine.
Date published: 2011-09-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Piece of Cake to InstallThis product was exactly as described. The cable was easy to install and the driver files on CD helped a great deal.I need this product to connect my PC laptop to my Bernina Sewing machine. It works beautifully.
Date published: 2012-04-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from it worksI use this to connect my scan tool for cars to my p.c.it only comes with the 9 pin connection and this was the only place I found the usb adapter. It was easy to set up--install the driver and plug it in.
Date published: 2010-08-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works like a charmGreat for connecting to legacy devices such as old phone systems, fire alarm panels, security systems, etc. Since new computers no longer have Serial Ports, this is the best way to go by far.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked the first time I used the device.It worked the first time I used the device. Simply installed the software provided and plugged in the adapter. It allows the use of any peripheral device that utilize a DB9 Serial connection.
Date published: 2012-03-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from obd 1&2 code scanner update cableneeded adapter for connecting an older scan tool for automotive use. worked out great for connecting tool to computer to update to later modles.
Date published: 2016-09-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great!Works as advertised. Just install the driver from the CD provided, plug in the cable, and you have a serial port.
Date published: 2011-07-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from quick and easyFound just what we needed to program our Lutron lights, thank you.
Date published: 2010-08-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Adapter!Great way to add COM port capability to a modern computer without Serial ports. I used this adapter to control a video camera via RS232 and it works perfectly!
Date published: 2010-05-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is awesome...no drivers needed.I used this to connect our liquid nitrogen dewar to a computer so that we can have automatic reading of the dewar. The connection made it easier without having to have the manufacturer of the dewar to redesign a new panel to connect the machine to a computer.
Date published: 2010-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product.I transfer data from 9 pin devices to computer. Cable works with Windows 7 Pro 64 bit as advertised.Set up was easy. I plugged it in. Device was recognized by computer and was ready to go. This cable does what I expected.
Date published: 2014-02-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unreliable with Win764Does not work reliably with Win7-64bit on laptop but seems to work ok on our Win7-64 bit desktop. Don't know what the difference could possily be. Runs about a minute and then gets hung up. Cables TO GO has indicated several times they;re trying to get this fixed. Running 2400/8/1/N so not pushing the speed barrier at all! Driver on CD is late 2010 and not up to date. Use the driver on the website. We've been trying for months to get something that will work reliably on WIN764.
Date published: 2012-02-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great adapter for new laptops with no DBGreat adapter for DB9 devices to new laptops with no DB9 connectors.
Date published: 2011-05-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great with sewing S/W and BerninaThis adapter works well with Explorations embroidery s/w and my Bernina sewing machine.The product label does not indicate that software is included in the package. I discovered the CD after downloading the driver from the internet.
Date published: 2009-11-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from could have been betterThe cable is compatible with windows 7 as stated. But the length seems to be too small. It could have been made longer for the same price.
Date published: 2010-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from old & newNew PC's do not have serial ports. I had a legacy special device that needed serial on a new Windows 10 workstation. This was perfect solution.
Date published: 2016-08-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite USB to 232 AdapterI have wrestled with several different such adapters and this one always just works! I've stopped buying other brands :)
Date published: 2011-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good source for a variety of productsAdapter for Fax modem. Server only had one serial port - needed 2 for 2 fax modems.
Date published: 2011-11-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Serial Adapter Cable saved the day!We have an old Casio 'palm pilot' and docking station which was used to sync our business contacts from the Casio to the Computer. The computer died and we needed to be able to sync with our replacement laptop. The cable made the transition from the docking station to the laptop's connection seamless. Great product - with it we were able to transfer all our contacts to the new computer.
Date published: 2010-08-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from does not program radioI use this adapter to assist in programing my mobile radio. This is the connection: computers usb port to usb-serial adapter to radio programing cable to radio. Radio goes into programing mode, but does not program. I was told it would work and it obviously does not. Will not recomend to anyone.
Date published: 2010-12-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works greatUsed this to allow us to use a db9 based inerface over usb.
Date published: 2010-06-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful ProductPurchased the DB9 serial adapter to USB (#26886) and a 10 ft DB9 F/F extender cable (#52036). This connected an Amateur Radio transceiver (Yaesu FT-2000) and a Dell Inspiron 5100 Laptop. The installation was quick and, more importantly, successful. No problems were encountered. A wonderful product.
Date published: 2011-07-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Device Installs and PerformsAm using this device to connect between several networking hardware serial ports (a.k.a. "Console Management" connections) and a USB-only laptop running Vista and PuTTY. Can't say if this product would be suitable for ALL serial-to-USB applications ... ... but in THIS particular application, the device installed easily and w/o incident the first time; and has operated flawlessly since the first "connect" attempt.
Date published: 2012-07-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product Needs ImprovementSee above. Product needs to remove the standoffs and have thumbscrews to screw into a a female DB9.
Date published: 2010-08-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT JOBUse in scan tool at work
Date published: 2014-07-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Problem SolvedConnects my old handheld GPS unit to new computer. Quality materials used and well constructed adds up to consistent and sustainable connection.
Date published: 2013-11-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works every time.Tried the rest this is the best. Consistant easy to use drivers work Win 95, 98, ME, 2000, EXP Vista don't matter it works period
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from USB to serial adapterUnit is nicely built. Short and compact cord works great with my existing cables.
Date published: 2009-08-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Putting the 'com' back into your PCmost new pc's do not have serial ports!This USB to Serial DB9 connection gets you connected again.
Date published: 2010-10-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from USB to Serial AdaptorI'm an electronics system technician and I use this adpator to service more than 350 pieces of equipment. I use this adpater with Vista Business edition and a 3.0 USB port. It works great. I also like the that the length of the cable is longer than my old 2.0 adapter. No cons.
Date published: 2014-02-22T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great adapter! Ability to use old with nSaved money by buying this adapter instead of paying 3 times the cost to buy an OBDII auto scanner with USB connection!
Date published: 2009-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This cable got us out of the dark agesWe were stuck with old laptops with 9 pin serial ports, which are becoming rarer to find. This cable allows us to connect direct to the USB and system we are programming. Works with all types of PLC programming and FA systems.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cd driver is included with package.After tossing the package in the trash, i read a review from a customer who stated that the cddriver (although not stated on the package) comes with the adpter. Needless to say i had to go fetch it out. But the adapter works well with my stentura stenograph machine
Date published: 2010-01-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great device.Using on piece of equipment that wouldn't work with Windows 10. Didn't want to replace old equipment because of cost, This works great!
Date published: 2016-08-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bets cable to get the job doneWorks well with Win 7 64bit systems.
Date published: 2011-02-18T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't ask for more.I needed a replacement for my DB9 that no longer works with the new Windows7 laptops. This USB to DB9 is the bomb. Loaded the drivers, stuck it in the USB port, connected to the Cisco console cable, and voila! It's a beautiful thing!
Date published: 2012-08-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works like a dreamUsed to convert roller mouse from old computer to new laptop. Worked just as avertized. All i had to do was plugin and let computer find drivers, was working within 3 minutes. Much more enjoyable than finger pad that came with new computer. Very happy with this buy.
Date published: 2010-03-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great CableCable is the perfect length. Used to test medical equipment.
Date published: 2012-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Groovy cable!Using this cable to do firmware upgrades on my NAD T787 AVR.
Date published: 2012-06-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Unit Actually WorksUsed Mainly for Electronic Access Programming for Security door controls, card readers, biometrics and the like. Also worked well for old school GPS unit.
Date published: 2009-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent choice for a modern laptop with no RS-232.We frequently need to connect to a wide variety of equipment via an RS-232 console connection from a laptop. While older laptops often had such interfaces, most current models do not. This handy device does the trick. So long as you've installed the driver before plugging it in, the experience is flawless.
Date published: 2017-07-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not sure on Server 2008R2 compatabilityError in Server 2008R2 After a manual update/repair (Device Manager Shows Yellow in Device Manager)This device is not configured correctly. (Code 1)The name is already in use as either a service name or a service display name.To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver.
Date published: 2010-09-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Life saverWhen replacing older PC's with new ones, the new ones have no serial port for older point of sale equipment. This was a bussiness saver!
Date published: 2011-06-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked perfectly with Win7I was able to interface a UltraSmart Glucometer which had a DB9 interface to my new Win7 laptop's USB port. The vendor of the UltraSmart did not recommend using Win7, yet the UltraSmart worked with Win7 using this interface cable. Software driver installed on Win7 without any problems.
Date published: 2010-09-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as it should.This adapter functions as advertised on XP, Vista and Windows 7 boxes. Setup is effortless and it just works. I've bought six and never had a problem.
Date published: 2009-11-20T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hardware Good - Software BadI use this product several times a week in my job, and so do some of my coworkers. The product is nice for us because our laptops do not have Serial ports, so we use this product to console into networking equipment.The biggest issue I have with this product is the drivers for it. I use Windows 7 64-bit and so do my coworkers. This device will almost always (4 out of 5 times) bluescreen my laptop, especially when I'm in debug mode or if I'm receiving a lot of info from the console. I have tried the last three versions of the drivers and none of them have helped the bluescreen issues.CablesToGo: Please, PLEASE fix the issues this device has with Windows 7 64-bit. If a new driver is not released soon, my coworkers and I will have to find a more compatible product.
Date published: 2010-08-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Other adapters did not work, C2G works!I needed to replace the adapter that went missing. Tried other brands. After multiple downloads and installations, could not get a connection to my controller. I was beginning to think my controller was the problem. C2G installed, loaded drivers, BINGO! Back in business. Now I can change controller settings again for my electric motorcycle. Thanx C2G.
Date published: 2014-02-02T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great AdapterWorks absolutly great...especially now that the driver has been upgraded for Win764..still need linux :)
Date published: 2011-05-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great PartI needed an adapter for my gas techs to connect to the gas pumps with their laptops. This adapter does the trick.
Date published: 2010-05-12T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i would buy this product again.We use this cable to interface our lap top computer with a hart communication to program and calibrate our instrumrntation.
Date published: 2012-07-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased with C2G's consistently good service & goods.Appreciate C2G's website with it easily downloaded driver for the product.
Date published: 2016-03-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent productI needed this adapter to connect a (home automation device) CM11A X10 serial interface to my Vista machine which had no serial ports. This works flawlessly and I felt was purcased for a fair price. The only negative comment I can make is that it did not come with software drivers. My Vista Home Premium machine was able to find the driver for me online as part of the "found new hardware process, however I feel that someone other than a "power user" may have not been successful at that point and would have needed support. All in all a great product however and I continue to be happy to do business with this company.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from not very goodOn two machines, Toshiba laptops, satellite, running xp and one running vista, installed new drivers and connected to a serial port. On xp it ran for about 1/2 hour then just stopped, (serial was verified with oscilloscope. On Vista driver claims to install but is not found in devices.Now I have to go find a usb to serial that works.
Date published: 2011-04-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works as advertisedas long it it is not defective and you've set the right com port it should work. bought a bunch of these previously and they all work.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works with 7!!It works as advertised, used for terminal emulation in networking and building automation, flawlessly
Date published: 2012-04-10T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product!Hooked up an old label printer without having to add a serial port card.
Date published: 2009-07-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad these are still available!Laptops/computers have all swung over to newer/faster USB format; however, there is still a need to connect to devices having the older style DB9 / 25 serial port connection. In my case, I needed to connect my new computers to an external Terminal Node Controller (TNC) for packet communications. These USB/DB9 serial adapters allow me to make the connections.
Date published: 2015-11-09T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product and Fast TurnaroundNeeded to convert a 9 pin product to be compatible with a newer PC utilizing USB. This product has worked perfectly from the time I plugged it in.
Date published: 2012-04-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seamless InstallionInstalled flawlessly with Windows 7
Date published: 2012-05-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 64 bit drivers cause BSODLike someone else stated, the 64 bit drivers (version 3.0.2) are unreliable, they cause a blue screen of death with multiple-IRP_complete_requests error and this happens at 115.200 bps. The other user had the same problem at a slower speed. This problem makes the product unusable on 64 bit operating systems.
Date published: 2009-10-18T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked PerfectlyWorked right out of the box. No issues at all. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2012-04-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good ProductUse to convert serial receipt printer and serial pole display. Both units worked immediately.
Date published: 2011-10-19T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect. Very easy to install.Works as expected as a serial to usb converter.
Date published: 2010-10-25T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Won't work with Sharp XE-A302 RegisterI tried to attach my laptop with windows vista operating system but it doesn't work with Sharp XE-A302 Cash Register
Date published: 2009-12-07T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good buyThe cable was just what I needed for my computer.
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works perfectI needed this connection cable for a door security program that is on my new laptop. The old laptop had a 9-prong serial port and I didn't need an external cable, the new laptop did not. I am very happy with this cable and it is very secure and holds tight when I carry the laptop all around the building coding doors.
Date published: 2010-09-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A cable adapter I wouldn't be withoutThis product was purchased to help my husband download his topographic maps onto his gps. With our desktop computer going down, all we had left was our laptop without a port to support his gps. When my son told me the type of adapter I needed, I was able to search the web and find this DB9 adapter. It was able to be purchased in 2 lengths but the shorter cable worked great with our laptop. My husband was able to once again downloaded his maps and the talk of buying a bigger and better gps was over, saving us hundred of dollars. The cable and adapter was just what was needed to help use his prior gadgets without having to buy new.
Date published: 2011-07-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Cable Works With A Zebra LP 2844!This cable works! I have a older model Zebra LP 2844 thermal label printer with a serial port but no USB port. The cable allowed me to connect the 2844 printer to a Dell laptop or my Apple Mac Mini running Parallels and Windows XP and print shipping labels. Before connecting the cable make sure you use the installation disk and install the driver software first. Then reboot, and then connect the cable and Windows will install it. Then connect the cable to your printer and install your 2844 printer by going to control panel and add new hardware. If your printer happens to be already installed you may have to delete it and reinstall it. When you reinstall it, XP will give you the option of picking which port to install it to. Check to see which port your computer installed the adapter cable on and use that port for your printer installation. On my computer it was COM 3. It is essential you pick the correct port. Note that if you print a test label it may or may not look so great. So if you have a UPS account, go to their website and run through their thermal printer installation process which installs print drivers for the 2844 and an Active X control. Print a test label. The labels will look great!
Date published: 2010-03-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works greatWorks great
Date published: 2010-11-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy & EverythingEasy to install with downloads
Date published: 2009-07-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Supports Full HandshakingOne of its strongest features is the "prolific" driver it ships with. It suppports "full hardware handshaking" (which many other USB/Ser converters DON'T) as well as 7 bit data which is also sometimes a problem with other converters. This is the only one I use and it works in EVERY situation I've run across which has not been my experience with other converters.
Date published: 2009-09-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Well and Good SupportHad to change operating system from 2000 to XP. Lost the driver CD but found it quickly on the website. Thanks.
Date published: 2010-09-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly convenientI was skeptical to buy this product b\c many reviews stated the drivers didn't work with the 64 bit version of Windows 7, which is what i'm running on my laptop that I use to configure devices. Not sure why the drivers didn't work for others but it works on my 64 bit version of windows perfectly.
Date published: 2013-10-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Did Not WorkI purchased this UART converter cable to connect to two new HP 1950 12XGT switches via their console ports. It will not connect from my laptop to either of them, connecting this adapter cable to the serial to RJ45 console cable that came with the devices.I cannot say that the adapter cable is bad, because it might just be an HP serial cable pinning issue, so I will not return it. Hopefully that is the case, because if I knew the cable was bad for sure, I would return it. Since serial connections are SO obsolete, I have nothing to test this cable with, so I am stuck I guess.
Date published: 2018-05-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Serial to USB cableI was trying to adapt a Wacom tablet from serial to USB. I have a cable with software which doesn't work either. My computer has a serial port but Win 7 won't get the tablet to work after trying 4 different versions of software.
Date published: 2010-01-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from no driversTo use it I had to search the internet for drivers. Still questionable each time I use it. A competitors works better and included the correct driver.
Date published: 2010-03-16T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Doesn't support higher voltage RS232product fails to communicate with older devices that have higher RS232 signal levels. This device has a TX signal level of about -6.4 volts. Older devices range from -10 to -12 volts. The signal level in the older devices appears to hang the hardware and then the Windows Device driver as well. Works well with newer device that have compatible signal voltage levels.
Date published: 2011-01-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only worked part of the time for meThis cable worked but then the device I was using it with hung. An alternative cable worked 100% of the time. The device was a serial scale. Further this cable has no ability to screw into mounted posts. The screws are embedded in the molded plastic which was a problem for me. I had to take out the posts on the connecting device.
Date published: 2010-03-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked perfectlyJust what I needed
Date published: 2010-11-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 64 bit drivers don't workThis works great as long as you are on XP 32-bit. If you are on a 64-bit machine it will BSOD your box when you run at a speed of 19200. No matter what I plug it into, speed 19200 works for about 1 min then I get a BSOD with Multiple_IRP_Request errors.
Date published: 2009-08-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It works!My last laptop with a serial port just died, and I have an old digital camera with a serial adapter. Now I can continue to use it.
Date published: 2011-04-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome!Needed a USB to Serial. Back in the day this was such a pain. However, this cable works like a charm on Windows 10. My old Dell Laptop can finally RIP.
Date published: 2017-03-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Temendous help2 of our telecom techs are using the cables to connect laptop to telephony equipment for testing and reporting errors. Saved time and money since the laptops do not have serial ports any longer.
Date published: 2009-10-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great solution for legacy hardwareSoftware install was quick and easy. Instant connection for old hardware to newer PC. Improved connection and solid response from device
Date published: 2012-08-03T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent qualityThis cable worked better than I expected. I use this for connecting to Networking switches and routers and it works flawlessly. It is not only affordable but a great quality product.
Date published: 2010-10-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will not work with VB6 and XPWill not work with Visual basic 6.0 and windows XP.Works fine from Hyper Terminal but locks up when used with a VB6 program.This was on an HP computer.The system and the VB6 program worked fine with an other USB to serial adapter.
Date published: 2010-01-14T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used for production testWe tried running a production test with the cable and ended up putting a comms card in the PC instead. This cable made the test take about 20 minutes. With a card, the test takes 5 minutes.
Date published: 2009-05-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Saved the day!Newer laptops and pc's DO NOT have a db9 serial connection. Making console connections to routers or switches with those type of laptops/pc's is impossible. this connector saved the day.
Date published: 2009-05-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product.I purchased this cable in order to connect to Cisco routers via Console port as my new computer at home and laptop at work did not have a Serial Port installed on it. I utilize it at home to practice with my Cisco 851W router and at work to configure the Cisco 2960/G switches in the infrastructure. It works great every time and connects just as it would if attached to a real serial port.I RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT!
Date published: 2009-11-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from USB TO DB9 SERIAL ADAPTERTHE PRIMARY USE IS TO CONNECT TO LEGACY EQUIPMENT THAT IS NOT ETHERNET CAPABLE, REPLACING THE 9 PIN D CONNECTOR THAT IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON LAP TOPS.
Date published: 2012-06-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to UseGreat Product, easy to use and install and easy web access for driver updates, Much better than pricier conversions in stores.
Date published: 2010-12-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT CABLE CONNECTED TO MAZAK MATRIXGOOD INSTRUCTIONS AND EASY TO SETUP FOR COMPUTER TO MACHINE CNC CONTROL LOADING OF CNC MACHINING PRGRAMS TO AN EXSITING RS232 NETWORK
Date published: 2010-01-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does not work with 64-bit Windows 7This cable/driver installs properly but my 64-bit system cannot connect to any devices through it. Apparently this is a problem with cables from other mfg.s as well.
Date published: 2010-12-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Driver Installation need to be latest frA must for Data collection devices using RS232/Serial port when PC does not come with Serial Port.Driver installation that came with CD will fail (Windows XP).Installation utility downloaded from Web worked with no glitch.
Date published: 2012-05-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this product againDoes the job
Date published: 2014-02-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Only Cable That Would WorkWe tried several different cables from different vendors and for some reason this was the only cable that provided us continual connectivity to our radio modems and Computer Aided Dispatch software.
Date published: 2009-09-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good product. Highly recommendedVery good product. Exactly what I wanted
Date published: 2009-05-04T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from USB Serial DB9 to USBI have a windows vista lap top, I was concerned if the vista would support the cable. I loaded the drivers from the included CD and presto it works great. Just what I needed it to do. So as we know the USB is the in thing, this cable will bring you up to par that works.
Date published: 2009-06-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works fin eUsed in computer control interface for communcations transceiver
Date published: 2012-12-01T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little CableI needed a adapter for a time clock at our business. The time clock had a serial interface and our new computer that was installed didn't come with one. This cable worked and is a steady work horse. My only complaint is if the computer isn't restarted every three months or so Windows gets confused with the port. Great overall product.
Date published: 2009-12-10T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as intendedInstall the drivers first then plug it in... that is it, your done!
Date published: 2015-05-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product, great websitePart was for a Laptop purchased without a serial port
Date published: 2016-01-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Now useless with windows 7/10 64bitI have this cable for a really long time. It used to work fine but as new driver updates were released, it started to get less and less support for my need. I used to utilize this adapter to program radios, home automation devices and many other utilities like reverse engineer rs232 protocols but now it is useless.Some of my software do seem to work only one way (transmit PC to device but from device to PC, no response). Some other sofware does not even connect and only 2 out of 8 software/utilities I use work now with this cable. Even though the driver are windows 10 certified, that thing does NOT work.If you plan to use this for speciality products, DO NOT buy this adapter.The ONLY way have been able to make this cable work under windows 7/10 is to install an old 2008 driver v3.3.2.102. With THAT driver, absolutely no issue, it works like a charm. This is the ONLY driver that works with ALL my programs.If you have difficulties like me with speciality products, you absolutely need to try the driver v3.3.2.102, I am pretty sure it WILL work but as new driver will be release, windows always find a way to update it even if I have put the ID product NOT to upgrade.So each time I get a window update, the driver gets override EVEN though I said windows NOT to upgrade this particular device. Construction of product is OK. Was worth it when it did work but now with no response from anybody I try to send this information, I get no support back, it is useless even though the electronics inside are still good. Driver issue.
Date published: 2017-10-07T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This item worked great the first timeWe use this product for programming PLC's it works great. it does not crash the system when removed if the computer is still running which has been an on going problem with others we have used.
Date published: 2009-10-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic product..very reliableWe use this product to connect lab equipment with serial ports to a laptop. This allows the equipment to communicate with the computer so data can be collected via our computer program. The only problem is I have to keep buying them, because they tend to walk off with visitors. This is the only brand I recommend to customers and colleagues.
Date published: 2010-09-14T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would buy this again.I needed a serial adapter and this worked great.
Date published: 2015-01-04T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Like a CharmBought something similar from another company and it wouldn't hold a connection. Was told to buy this product from this company and it keeps a connection and works like a charm. Thank you!
Date published: 2018-07-19T00:00:00-04:00