USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • USB to Serial Converter
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USB to Serial Converter

Connects One Serial Device to a USB Port, Prolific PL-2303RA Chip, 45 cm (18 in.)
Model Number: 205153

Easily connect serial devices through a USB port.

Most modern computers and laptops don't have RS232 (DB9) ports, making the use of legacy peripherals and high-tech devices which connect with COM ports almost impossible. The Manhattan USB to Serial Converter — with its serial RS232 (DB9) port and Prolific PL-2303RA chipset — easily expands a single USB port to connect and support serial modems, barcode scanners, digital cameras, card readers, Ham/Amateur Radios, GPS, CNC machines, telescopes, embroidery machines, fuel injection controllers, PDUs, network switches and other devices.

Quality Construction and Easy Installation

Gold-plated contacts and rugged construction combine to offer a reliable connection between the computer and serial peripherals for consistent, trouble-free performance. Windows compatibility with plug-and-play installation and hot-swappability help provide seamless use without inconvenient and frustrating device conflicts.

  • Quickly converts a USB port to a Serial/RS232/COM/DB9 port
  • The customizable and compatible Prolific PL-2303RA chipset makes it the ideal solution for many OSs and platforms
  • Easily connect most DB9/serial modems, digital cameras, label writers, barcode scanners, palm PCs, GPS, telescopes, CNC machines, embroidery machines, automotive control systems, digital organizers and much more
  • Install as a standard COM/RS-232 port to provide serial connectivity for legacy and high-tech devices
  • Chipsets PL-2303HXD and FTDI FT232RL configurations are also available at
  • Windows compatible; plug and play; hot-swappable
  • Three-Year Warranty
    Standards and Certifications
  • CE
  • FCC
  • USB 1.0
  • USB 1.1
  • RoHS
  • WEEE

  • USB port; type-A male
  • Serial/COM/RS232/DB9 port; 9-pin male

  • Transfer rate: up to 115 kbps
  • Bus powered
  • Overcurrent protection
  • Prolific PL-2303RA chipset

  • 24 AWG cable gauge
  • Cable length: 45 cm (18 in.)
  • Weight: 165 g (5.8 oz.)

    System Requirements
  • Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10 or Linux or Mac 9.x/10.x or above

    Package Contents
  • USB to Serial Converter
  • Instructions and driver CD
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Datasheet Download
Mac Drivers Download
Drivers for Mac 8,9, and 10.x
Windows Drivers Download
Drivers for Windows 2000,XP and Vista
Windows 2000/XP/Server2003 (32-bit) Windows Vista/7/Server2008 (32 & 64-bit) Download
Note: Use this driver ONLY to fix GPS Device detected as Microsoft Serial Ballpoint Issue.
Drivers Download
Latest Drivers for Mac 8.6 and above Linux Windows CE Windows XP, Vista, 7
Windows 8/8.1 Download
Driver (Windows) Download
Driver (MAC OS X) Download
Driver (Linux) Download
Declaration of Conformity Download
Declaration of Conformity Download
Declaration of Conformity Download
User Manual Download
Quick Instruction Guide Download
Chipset Check Download
(identify which chipset the converter uses)

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