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USB-to-Serial Converters - Easy COM port expansion for peripheral device connectivity. External, Plug and Play alternative to PCI cards.


  • Add up to 16 serial ports to a PC, thin client or server
  • Multi-interface, software selectable RS-232/422/485 MEI, industrial, compact and metal versions
  • Lower total cost of ownership with external, user-installable solution
  • Ideal for point-of-sale, mobile computing, industrial automation, medical and more
  • USB bus-powered; no power supply required on many models


Model Edgeport Serial Edgeport Extended Safety Edgeport Industrial
Interfaces (Varies by Model)
Serial Ports 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16 4 (separately isolated) 1, 2, 4 or 8
Serial Type RS-232 RS-232/422/485 RS-232, RS-422, RS-422/485, software selectable RS-232/422/485
Serial Connector DB-9, DB-25 DB-9 DB-9
Serial Data Rate 230 Kbps per port simultaneously
Downstream USB Ports 4 (16-port models only) 1 (separately isolated) 0
USB USB 1.0 and USB 1.1 compatible; backwards compatibility for USB 2.0 and USB 3.0; USB-IF certified; Plug and Play
LEDs Tri-state LED displays device status and COM port activity
Operating Systems Windows® 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista®, Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows XP®, Windows XP Embedded,  Windows CE 5, Windows CE 6 (x86 only), Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows 2000; Linux*; Sun Solaris (SPARC)**

*Driver support provided by Linux USB maintainers.
**Driver support provided by Sun.
Cables 1-meter USB cable
Other (General) Automatic port reacquisition; COM port assignments maintained across reboots; Full hardware and software flow control; No additional IRQ or memory address requirements; Low power consumption; Rack mountable; Hot-swappable; Bulk packaging and customized cabling options
Other (Model-Specific) N/A 2.0 kV DC galvanic isolation on all ports N/A
Power Requirements
Power Supply External power supply not required for models without USB ports (USB-powered);
Models with USB ports (Edgeport/421, Edgeport 416) ship with plug-mounted power supply: 120-230VAC 50-60 Hz at 5VDC @ 3 Amps max
Operating Temperature 0° C to 55° C (32° F to 131° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 95% (non-condensing)
Safety EN60950, UL 1950, CSA 2.2 No. 950, IEC 950
Emissions/Immunity CE, FCC Part 15, Class B, EN55022, EN55024

Edgeport USB-to-serial converters offer an easy Plug and Play solution for COM port expansion. An external box alternative to PCI cards, Edgeport connects serial devices to a PC or server's USB port, eliminating the need to open the chassis, reconfigure and reboot. Simply plug in the Edgeport and in minutes gain up to 16 serial ports to connect bar-code scanners, printers, or any serial peripheral device.

Edgeport USB-to-serial converters offer instant I/O expansion for peripheral device connectivity. An out-of-the-box (external) alternative to PCI cards, Edgeport makes it easy to add serial, USB or parallel ports to a PC, server or thin client in minutes – without opening the chassis, reconfiguring or rebooting the system.

Designed for mission-critical enterprise applications, Edgeport is available in multiple configurations for maximum flexibility and scalability. Choose from compact form factors for space-prohibitive applications; single port “bump-in-the-cable” solutions for notebook expansion; software-selectable RS-232/422/485 models to connect any type of serial device to one box; metal enclosures for rugged applications; models with galvanic isolated ports for extended electrical safety; and DB-9 or DB-25 connectors to meet cabling requirements.

Feature-rich design, reliability and unmatched operating system support make Edgeport USB-to-serial converters ideal for mission-critical enterprise applications.

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