Tripp Lite USB to Serial Adapter Cable, USB-A Male to DB9 Male

Mfg.Part: U209-000-R | CDW Part: 622541 | UNSPSC: 43201559
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  • Serial adapter
  • USB
  • RS-232
  • black
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Tripp Lite USB to Serial Adapter Cable, USB-A Male to DB9 Male
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  • Serial adapter
  • USB
  • RS-232
  • black
The U209-000-R USB-to-Serial Adapter Cable allows you to connect a 9-pin RS-232 serial device to a computer or laptop with a USB Type-A port. It works with modems, digital cameras, PDAs, ISDN terminals and other devices with a serial port. The U209-000-R supports data transfer speeds up to 230 Kbps - twice as fast as a built-in serial port. No external power is required, and the compact 1.52 m (5-ft.) cable tucks away conveniently in your backpack or laptop bag for easy traveling. Doubled-shielded design with gold-plated contacts, tinned copper braid and aluminum Mylar foil shield eliminates crosstalk and reduces EMI/RFI interference. Compatible with Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, 7, Server 2008, 8, 8.1, Server 2012, and 10; Mac OS X 10.6 through 10.10; and Linux Redhat 7.3, 8.0 and 9.0. Also works with Android tablets and smartphones with the addition of a USB Host Mode (OTG) cable.

Tripp Lite USB to Serial Adapter Cable, USB-A Male to DB9 Male is rated4.32 out of5 by44.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great. It does just what it was designed to do.Prompt service. Works great.
Date published: 2015-12-19T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works GreatThis cable has worked great for me since I got it! Couldn't ask for better. It has worked for me using Windows 7 and Windows 10.
Date published: 2017-03-06T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Have to unplug and replugThis converter needs to be removed from the USB port and replaced into the port sometimes for the PC to fully recognize it. For the price, it is OK.
Date published: 2019-01-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product works flawlessly.Great to use for console connections, my laptop didn't come with a serial port. Handy for work.
Date published: 2013-05-20T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lost the comunicationth cable lost comunication before 5 minutes i cant upload PLC programs
Date published: 2016-03-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as expectedWorked as expected.
Date published: 2019-03-27T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does its job without any problems so farThis cord perfomrs its function.
Date published: 2016-02-24T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for PLC CommunicationI have tried this USB-Serial Cable in several applications and always have worked well.
Date published: 2013-06-21T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from USB to Serial AdapterThe U209-000-R is a reliable yet simple USB to serial converter. It can install and run automatically off a driver that is installed via windows (no need to have your disk)
Date published: 2013-01-11T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good ProductWas able to hook up to my A series Mitsubishi PLC with no problem
Date published: 2018-02-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Doesn't work with 8Works ok with older OS, but causes BSOD on Windows 8. Uses a cheap knockoff chipset that isn't completely compatible with its own drivers. Use at your own risk.
Date published: 2013-03-31T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from occasional BSOD with Windows 7Ran into frequent driver issues with these adapters. Google searches showed I wasn't the only one.
Date published: 2013-09-22T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality of constructionThis adapter cable definitely exceeded my expectations where quality of construction is concerned.In all other respects, it was just what I needed and wanted.It would've been ideal if I could've found a DB9F version of the same cable, but that's my only possible quibble.
Date published: 2019-04-17T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful for industryI work in product industry. This cable is very useful for all day today activities.
Date published: 2013-01-16T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very goodIt is very versatile product. It eliminated necessity to carry 2-3 cables at a time to connect to a device. In our plant we always use this cable day to day with ease of operation.
Date published: 2013-10-05T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Completely reliableCustomers of the company I work for have numerous legacy devices in the field that have had to convert from RS232 to USB. This is the only converter we support. No other comes close to the trouble free installation/operation of this device.
Date published: 2014-04-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great!I've had other USB/Serial adapters that would pick a different COM port every time you plugged it in. This one is the same every time. I've had no issue programming RFID readers and RFID tags using this adapter, or communicating with devices at work.
Date published: 2019-01-29T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great USB to Serial Adapter Cable...I am a network engineer that programs Router/Switch hardware
Date published: 2019-09-24T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great item, hard to keep in my toolkit!This device just works, every time! This is the reason I have just ordered 3 more. Colleagues borrow them and I never see them again! Works on every machine I have tried to date.
Date published: 2013-06-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent!!!Had problems with windows 7 and serial Receipt printers, tried several Adapters, this one worked wonders.
Date published: 2013-10-15T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works perfectly with Windows 8.1I am using this for our Cisco gear and our IT department is standardizing on this model because it works with the current versions of Windows.
Date published: 2014-01-30T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great ProductI recently upgraded my computer. Now I have no 9 pin serial port. I needed to interface with a gas monitor to download logged data. I plugged in the U209-000-R and it connected immediately with no problems. It is a great product.
Date published: 2013-05-08T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great productGreat product. Easy to install.
Date published: 2019-08-26T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very smooth and easy installationI've used a number of USB to serial adapters with my Mac over the years. Each couple of OSX updates seems to break support and require new software and/or drivers. This unit installed easily and worked right away whereas many other ones I have failed to work under the current OS (Yosemite 10.10.2).
Date published: 2015-02-12T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from USB to Serial Adapter Cable (USB-A to DB9 M/M) 5-ft.Our organization uses amateur radio for redundant communications. Part of those communications utilize RMS Express. In order to connect our laptops to the radios we now only use the Tripp-Lite U209-000-R. The drivers load quickly and we don't have to worry about making sure that we have the same cable with the exact same radio. We have tried a number of other connectors over the years, but none deliver the consistency and reliability of the Tripp-Lite. When an emergency strikes, it is good to know that we can still communicate no matter what happens. Thanks, Tripp-Lite!
Date published: 2017-08-23T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Filled our needs completelyIn our environment, sometimes we run into older machines needing access to newer technology or vice versa. This product was purchase to be used in a scientific lab and we were very happy with the results. Drivers loaded very easily, and communication was established without error.
Date published: 2014-10-01T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good productIt's a good, durable product. Seems high quality. I had do download the driver from the website since my computer does not have CD reader to install from the CD supplied with the cable. Overall very satisfied.
Date published: 2019-04-02T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes works great easy to install and integrateUsed to connect to air handlers and other controls
Date published: 2019-07-11T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is easy to set up and gives excellant performanceThe Tripp Lite USB-RS232 Adapter was simple to set up and works perfectly. I am using the adapter to connect serial Amateur Radio equipment to my Windows 7 computer for the purpose of memory programing and Firm-Ware updates. The adapter provides an easy to use and effective tool allowing me to connect my older serial equipment to my Windows 7 computer's USB port.
Date published: 2012-11-17T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from updates my automotive scannerThis product works as designed. I use this to make sure my scanner is up to date with the latest software so I can repair cars efficiently.
Date published: 2015-02-25T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as it should once correct drivers are installedThis is just a typical USB-Serial adapter that works great for those old Serial devices or as a console cable connectionIt does include the newer generation Prolific 2303HXD chip.If you're using this on Windows 8 or 8.1 download the drivers from the Prolific website and manually install them. The drivers that Windows installs cause crashes when using Putty. And the drivers on Tripp-lites' site didn't work at all.
Date published: 2013-12-05T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked with windows 10 perfectly.Needed a device that worked with windows 10. Worked perfectly with an old Sentex system.
Date published: 2018-03-29T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good productThe Serial adaptor did the trick and has been working flawlessly.
Date published: 2019-04-30T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits the requiement to a TMany electric utility SCADA, relays and test equipment still use serial connections and of course the newer PCs do no have serial ports. This solves the problem with ease.
Date published: 2015-01-29T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nice cable, good build qualityPurchased this to talk to old slc plcs. All laptops are using Windows 7. All used it just fine by plugging it in. Only one required drivers. Don't know why. Other than that, seems to work great.
Date published: 2016-10-27T00:00:00-04:00