This USB 2.0 to RS485 Serial Converter with FTDI chipset allows any USB equipped PC/Notebook to utilise the 9 Way serial RS485 port for use with serial devices such as EPOS equipment, Terminal Devices, Industrial Equipment & CCTV / Video Systems including software that uses the RS485 Serial Standard or RS-485 Port.

Connect to any standard RS485 serial device via USB!

This FTDI based USB to RS485 Serial Adapter provides an external plug & play RS485 serial connection with your computer via a spare USB port.

Users have the capability to utilise the USB 2.0 to RS485 adapter with RS-485 serial port interfaces in an easy to use environment.

Just simply connect a RS485 compatible serial device to the USB2.0 to RS485 adapter with the supplied DB9 Pin to 4 Pin Header and then plug this into a spare USB port on a PC/Laptop.

  • Uses the highly regarded FTDI FT232R IC for superb quality, performance, reliability and compatibility.
  • Provides RS485 Serial Interface Port via any spare USB port
  • Fully compliant with USB specification 2.0 (Backward compatible to USB 1.1)
  • Provides a DB9 Male (9 Way) Serial RS485 port to connect your devices.
  • Supports data transfer rates from 300bps to up to 3Mbps
  • Supports Remote Wake Up and Power Management Features
  • Supports Hot Swapping so you can quickly switch serial devices without shutting down your PC/Laptop
  • Features an Enhanced ESD Protection Specification. +/-15KV HBM. +/- 15KV IEC10000-4-2 Air Discharge. +/- 8KV IEC1000-4-2 Contact Dischareg.
  • Combined with a 9 Pin to 4 Pin Terminal Block Converter as standard to allow you to make RS485 connections to your devices without purchasing any extra equipment.
  • Installed as a standard Windows COM port,
  • Easy Installation and the FTDI USB to RS485 Adapter

4-pin connector
This device comes with a 9WD to 4-pin terminal for easy wiring.
Pin1: 485+
Pin2: 485-
Pin3: +5V (output from USB) - can be used to power your own devices but do not attempt to take more than 400mA from this port.
Pin4: GND

Supports the following Operating Systems:

Windows 10, Windows 10 x64Windows 8 (32 & 64 Bit) - NOT Windows RT
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7
Windows 7 x64
Mac OS X (Inc Mountain Lion & Mavericks)
Android v3.2+ (No rooting required)
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 x64
Windows Vista
Windows Vista x64
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 x64
Windows XP
Windows XP x64
Windows 2000
Windows ME
Windows 98
Mac OS 9
Mac OS 8
Windows CE.NET (Version 4.2 and greater)


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USB to RS485 Converter FTDI Cable UK

  • Model No.: 2459
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