Some cards with poorly written drivers cannot be configured. Thu May 05, 7: If you are desperate you can use the libftdi driver for direct access, although that won’t work if you can’t modify the client application. That way, if the cable fits it works. 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. Oct 22, Posts: It hasn’t caused a problem yet, and has been rock-solid.

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When shopping for re232 PCI serial card it is important that you choose a card which is suitable and compatible for your serial device and computer.

MCS – PCIe to Dual Serial Controller | ASIX

Get an FTDI based adapter. It would look like it detected the hardware and set rd232 up correctly but not actually send any bytes.

Apr 30, Posts: USB Serial Adapter, 4-ports. Sun May 08, 1: The other reason being, as mentioned the Keyspan is “shrouded”.


Tue May 03, 7: I know it won’t work with the controllers I use as the DB9 connector sits back on the controllers baseplate. NONE of my cables will talk to the signs, at all. Tue May 03, 8: Oct 13, Posts: Finally resorted to using the physical COM port on the motherboard and voila, no issues.

The blue console cables are about as generic as you can get on the DB9 moschil, nothing crazy. The driver’s up on Windows Update, so it’s just plug in, get driver, and go.

Does anyone know of a USB > RS232 adapter that DOESN’T suck under Win7/64?

A pair of serial servers work with two devices and cost 9 times as much. Tue May 03, A quick look at the gear that Sr232 use, everything has female DB9’s on it.

Thu May 05, 9: Depending on the voltage the serial card is using it have wither 1 or 2 key notches that will fit into the particular connector inside your computer. Aug koschip, Posts: I’ll give it a go when it shows up, which I would assume would be Monday order going in tonight and update then. Customers who bought this product also purchased DB9 – RJ45 adapter.


I’m putting in another Newegg order anyhow, so I figured just add it on. Displaying 1 to 2 of 2 reviews. Does some serial port cards really have bad processor chips?

MCS – PCI to Dual Serial and Single Parallel Controller | ASIX

Your header in Here. GUCA with the newest drivers from them, works with everything, always has, no glitchyness.

I agree, normally ExpressCard would be a great solution. The reason is that most low-cost PCI serial cards are designed with a low-cost processor which has low-cost poorly written drivers, which obviously results in headaches for the user. Feb 12, Posts: Thu May 05, 6: It es232 caused a problem yet, and has been rock-solid.

Basically a PITA to remove and put back in.