In my line of work I use serial on a near daily basis. FTDI sucks, we deal with them on a daily basis, fucking awful drivers, they have recently gotten better but still, yuck. Since they dont make that anymore, he’s scared he’ll eventually kill it.. Your header in Here. I’ll give it a go when it shows up, which I would assume would be Monday order going in tonight and update then.

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MCS – USB to Dual Serial Controller | ASIX

Sun May 08, 1: Get an FTDI based adapter. The other reason being, as mentioned the Keyspan is jsb. I have one of these that I scored off eBay some years ago: Serial to Ethernet Converters. Moscuip RS cable doesn’t work at all, the IO Gear is heavily glitchy and the Cables-to-Go version seems to have a pretty decent success, though it has glitches here and there.

Again its a real solution rather than a hack.

Delock USB 2.0 to 4 x serial adapter

Fast forward to last week, I got two new giant 12″ x 84″ programmable LED moschp. Tue May 03, 7: Ars Tribunus Militum et Subscriptor.

When I cleaned out the installation by hand and installed the prolific drivers it worked beautifully. Fast Flush will speed up the response time of the serial ports by calling the Win32 PurgeComm function before reading or writing data.


Los Angeles, CA Registered: Yes, I agree a serial server would be the best option, but it’s also the most expensive. I’m putting in another Newegg order anyhow, so I figured just add it on. The drivers for seria, low-cost USB to Serial the processor chip are very often poorly written programs which makes the adapter unstable and unreliable and not fully compatible with Windows 7 and other current operating systems.

Apr 5, Posts: Not everybody follows the convention though. The product has been added to the shopping cart. Thu May 05, 7: FTDI sucks, we deal with them on a daily basis, fucking awful drivers, they have recently gotten better but still, yuck.

I have mocship Keyspan as well. Jan 10, Posts: We use them all of the place here. After 3 hours dicking around with different versions of drivers for the USB adapters, thinking there was something goofy going on with my laptop, I said screw it and took one of the signs home.

Moxa UPort , USB to 4-port RS Converter

This is based on whether the chip has a unique serial number or not. The Location feature will locate the converter from your computer by flashing the power LED light, which is useful if you have multiple converters connected to the same computer.


Only one cable now!

It would look like it detected the hardware and set everything up correctly but not actually send any bytes. It’s been rock solid so far, and frees you from being tethered to your serial device. I udb use the ‘official’ FTDI driver rather than a specific rebranded driver though.

MCS7715 — USB 1.1 to Single Serial and Single Parallel Controller

These low-cost processor chips have limited compatibility with the majority of devices and the Pory Windows operating system. The keyspan works fine with Cisco console cables. Does anyone that uses RS often have any good suggestions? This converter UPort is a USB to 4-port RS serial converter seriaal is identical to the UPortthe only difference is that this converter has 4 serial ports whereas the Uport has only 2 serial ports.

It hasn’t caused a problem yet, and has been rock-solid.