serial adapter


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serial adapter

A device that adds a serial port to a computer. It plugs into the USB port and contains one or more serial port sockets. See serial port.
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SC USB to serial adapters offer four or eight serial ports appearing as standard COM ports and local electrical interface settings.
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Status LEDs display transmit and receive activity, and serial adapters support data rates to 921.