Legacy support! USB to RS232 / USB to Serial Adapter with PL2303 Chip for XP and Vista Computers Need to use your older RS-232 Serial peripherals but all your systems are too new? As computers get smaller, they are including less Serial ports! With this USB to DB-9 female adapter cable, you can easily add a COM port when you need it. This cable is about 12-inches in length, giving you more freedom and flexibility behind your PC! This mini USB to RS232 converter is perfect for mobile applications and devices. It is utilizing the high performance and reliable PL2303 chip from Prolific which makes it easy to add a serial port to your desktop or laptop, for general office, commercial and industrial use. Serial outputs are automatically configured as additional COM ports with Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, Linux and Mac. Compatible with most GPS and PDA devices (Garmin, Mallagan, Palm), modems, printers, scanners, digital cameras and office equipment. USB Plug and Play allows easy installation and requires no IRQ, DMA, or I/O port resources which means more devices can be attached to your system without the hassles of device and resource conflicts. Drivers comply with Microsoft WHQL certified VCP drivers for Windows XP and Vista. Overall features - Compliance: USB1.1, EIA/TIA RS-232 - Serial interface: standard 9-pin RS232 male. - USB interface: standard Type A female. - USB Plug and Play. - Processor: Prolific PL2303HX - 1 feet cable - Automatic handshake support. - Baud rates from 300bps to 115200bps. - Wake-up and Intelligent Power Management - Port powered < 100mA. - Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Mac, Linux. - Working temperature: -20C to 60C. Windows Driver CD is Included ************************ Other USB Devices We Offer USB Convert USB to Ethernet USB Serial Port Driver USB Adapter USB Hub USB Conversion USB to 9 Pin Serial Adapter USB RS232 Isolated USB USB Extender ************************ USB Serial Converter by Prolific 2303HX This is a Cheap Serial Device with 30-Day Warranty, if you need a Great Quality all operating system support usb to serial adapter please see our FTDI chip units on our site.