RocketPort ® USB Serial Hub II 4-Port

This RocketPort serial hub provides four RS-232 USB converter ports and is a USB-attached serial expansion device for PC-based servers and client computers, making it the perfect choice if you are looking for serial to USB converters.

Part Number: 98295-1


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    • Simplified serial-port expansion - add four, individual, highspeed RS-232 serial ports per RocketPort USB Serial Hub
    • Fully Compliant with USB Specification v2.0 (Full-Speed)
    • Superior application compatibility - serial ports appear as standard COM/TTY ports, accessible by any application
    • Complete “out-of-the-box” solution - no need to open chassis or install expansion cards. Simply connect the RocketPort USB Serial Hub II to an available USB port
    • Robust serial port interface support - supports all standard serial devices - includes modem control, and hardware and software flow control on all ports
    • Quick, easy install—no IRQs, I/O addresses, or DMA channels to configure
    • Measures less than 1.75” tall
    • Persistent serial port settings—initially installed serial port configuration remains consistent regardless of which USB port is used on the system
    • RoHS 2 compliant under CE
    The RocketPort® USB Serial Hub II is a USB-attached 4-port serial expansion device for PC-based servers and client computers. Delivering four RS-232 USB converter ports, the RocketPort USB Serial Hub II provides the ideal solution to easily add multiple serial ports for virtually any system application, including retail, industrial applications, POS, remote access, and data collection. Expandable COM Ports for Any USB-Compliant computer. Whether using a USB-compliant server, desktop, or even a laptop computer, the RocketPort USB Serial Hub II provides “native” COM ports that deliver all of the performance of an in-system card, with speeds up to 230 Kbps, accessible by any application. As serial port needs grow, simply connect additional RocketPort USB Serial Hub II units for additional “native” serial ports.

    How to Use this RS-232 USB Converter


    Simply connect the RocketPort USB Serial Hub II, and install a device driver. No add-in cards to install, no DIP switch setting to worry about, no IRQ address conflicts, no I/O addresses to configure, no restarting of your computer. All that’s left is to connect your serial device peripherals. 
     

    The RocketPort® USB Serial Hub II is a USB-attached 4-port serial expansion device for PC-based servers and client computers. Delivering four RS-232 ports, the RocketPort USB Serial Hub II provides the ideal solution to easily add multiple serial ports for virtually any system application, including retail and industrial applications, POS, remote access, and data collection. This product is fully compliant with the European RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC.



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    Includes:
    • RocketPort USB Serial Hub II 4-Port Device
    • Cable, USB, A-B
     
    Hardware
    • Bus Interface Specification USB
    • Enclosure Black Plastic
    • LED Indicators Power and RX/TX per port
    • Dimensions 7.5" x .875" x 3.0"
      19.05 x 22.23 x 7.62 cm
    • Product Weight 8.7 oz
      246.64 g
    Electrical Specifications
    • Device
      • Current Consumption +5VDC 325 mA
      • Power Consumption (maximum)1.7 W
      • ESD Surge Protection4KV
    Environmental Specifications
    • Air temperature
      • System On0 to 50° C
      • System Off-40 to 70° C
    • Operating Humidity (non-condensing)5% to 95%
    • Altitude0 to 10,000 Feet
      3,048 m
    • Heat Output4.5 BTU/Hr
    • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures)30.7 Years

    Serial Communications

    • Software InterfacesRS-232
    • Baud Rate300 bps to 230.4 kbps
    • Device Driver Data Control
      • Data Bits7 or 8
      • Parityodd, even, or none
      • Stop Bits1 or 2
      • Flow ControlHardware & Software

    Features

    • Manufacturer's Warranty5 Years
    Export Information
    • Packaged Shipping Weight 0.97 lbs
      0.44 kg
    • Package Dimensions 9.4" x 2.6" x 6.6"
      23.88 x 6.6 x 16.76 cm
    • UPC Code 7-56727-98295-1

    Device Drivers

    Regulatory Approvals
    • Emissions Canadian EMC requirements ICES-003 CISPR-22
      European Standard EN55022 FCC Part 15 Subpart B
      Class B limit
      European Standard EN55022: 1998 AS/NZS-3548
    • Immunity European Standard EN55024 IEC 1000-4-2/EN61000-4-2: ESD
      IEC 1000-4-3/EN61000-4-3: RF
      IEC 1000-4-4/EN61000-4-4: Fast Transient
      IEC 1000-4-5/EN61000-4-5: Surge
      IEC 1000-4-6/EN61000-4-6: Conducted Disturbance
      IEC 1000-4-8/EN61000-4-8: Magnetic Field
      IEC 1000-4-11/EN61000-4-11: Dips and Voltage Variations
    • Safety IEC 60950/EN60950
      CSA C22.2 No. 60950/UL60950 Third Edition
    • Other Regulatory Approvals

    • Pinout Diagram

     
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    Documentation
    DocumentDescriptionDownload File
    RocketPort ® USB Serial Hub II 4-Port User GuideContains detailed installation procedures and configuration information.
    Product Support and Service Information

    Part Number 98295-1

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    Warranty

    Comtrol offers a 30-Day satisfaction guarantee and a 5-year limited warranty on all RocketPort USB Serial Hub II family products! View Warranty

    Extended Warranty Available

    Software & Drivers
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