PL-2303 family chipset for widest possible compatibility. Drivers available for Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, and Microsoft signed drivers for 32/64-bit Vista, Windows 7 and Win 8; Mac OS X 8 and later including Snow Leopard 10.6.x; open source drivers included in Linux kernel 2.4.31 and later. Windows 7 automatically detects and guides driver install without disk.
Works with devices with RS-232 serial ports like: other PCs with RS-232 ports, Bluetooth serial adapters, PDAs, GPS recievers, routers, firewalls, modems, printers, embedded character displays, scan tools, sonar units, embedded boards, etc.
Specific devices include: Garmin eTrex GPS, Seiko Label Printer, iRobot Create, Cisco products with serial consoles, US Robotics Modems, NexStar telescopes, Equus Scan Tools, Uniden Hand Held Scanners, etc.
Works with software like: HyperTerminal, TeraTerm, WinDBG, all open source serial software on Linux, etc.
Drivers available for
USB to RS-232
This review is from: Plugable USB to RS-232 DB9 Serial Adapter (Prolific PL2303HX Chipset)
Pros: Worked as expected. Had no problems and already had the Prolific drivers install from another device I used in past.. And of course fast shipping from Newegg!
Cons: None at present
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