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Single-Chip USB UART Upgrades RS-232 Designs

With data transfer rates up to 920 kb/s (RS-232) and 2,000 kb/s (RS-422/485), the 32-pin FT8U232AM single-chip USB UART transfers serial data over the Universal Serial Bus. The chip can be used to upgrade RS-232 designs to USB with minimal development and cost. A flexible architecture allows the device to be used in a variety of applications, including USB modems, legacy RS-232 to USB converter cables, USB interface cables for PDAs, RS-422 data links, and instrumentation. Pricing is from $3.00 each/1,000.


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