Promag USB422 Series User manual

USB422A/485A Series
RS422/RS485 USB Converter
User Manual
TM951133
Using the USB422A/485A serial Port Smart
Interface Converter
Want to connect your terminals or devices with serial port
connection to your PC but don't have a 25-pin serial port
connection? This USB422A/485A converter will get you hooked.
Using this converter for your unit, it provides a single serial port
for connecting to any peripheral with serial interfaces such as
barcode readers, mag-stripe readers, time recorders and access
control systems, etc.
IT is designed in compact size with this converter, users can utilize
the existing serial interface devices in an ease of use environment
such as plug and play. The physical device and bundle software
driver offer a no-specification-change feature that enable your
existing serial interface devices to be used at USB port with
minimum modification.
To ensure the USB422A/485A's satisfactory and trouble-free
operation, please read this manual before proceeding with the
device.
Information
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Installation
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Remove Driver Software
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Technical And Operational Description ...................... 8
Connections
Specifications
Note
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FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when
the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment
generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful
interference to radio communication.
Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful
interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference
at his own expense.
Information
USB-422A/485A Converter
MACHINE TYPE
FUNCTION
USB Ver 2.0
LED
STATUS
Multiple Port
RS-422A/485A
USB-422A/485A-00
MACHINE TYPE
FUNCTION
USB Ver 2.0
LED
STATUS
USB-422A/485A-01
Isolation
Protection
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Multiple Port
RS-422A/485A
Standard Package
Main Unit
( USB422A/485A )
Driver & User’s Manual
( DISK5277 )
USB Cable
( WAS-1487 )
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Installation
Driver Software Installation 1.First connect the USB422A/485A converter into your PC’s USB
port.
2.Insert the USB422A/485A driver software coded at DISK5277 set
up CD into the CD-ROM drive of your computer .The setup program
will begin to run automatically .
3.Then first time you use the Disk5277 , you will need to install the
said disk by twice operations. One is “Universal Serial Bus
Controllers” driver ; the other is COMPORT driver.
You will be prompted by following screen shots to complete
the task.
1. What do you want Windows to do ?
Select this
Click Next
2. Select Searching locations for new driver
Select this
Click Next
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3. Windows has finished installing the software
Finish driver software
installation
Click finish
4. What do you want Windows to do ?
Select this
Click Next
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5. Select Searching locations for new driver
Select this
Click Next
6. Windows has finished installing the software
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7. Make sure the driver software installation is finished
Connect USB422A/485A unit into the USB port of the computer and then
Click " Start " ->" Settings " -> " Control Panel " -> " System " ->" Device
Manager " to see if there are " USB Serial Port (COM3)" at Ports (COM &
LPT) and "USB Serial Converter "at Universal Serial Bus controllers.
USB422A/485A
connected at COM3
USB422A/485A is here
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Remove Driver Software
How to remove USB422A/485A Driver Software
from your computerPut DISK5277 into the CD-ROM disk drive of the computer and then
find and execute FTDIUNIN.EXE by following the steps as below:
1. Execute FTDIUNIN.EXE program
Execute
FTDIUNIN.EXE
program
2. Unplug USB422A/485A device , continue to uninstall the
drivers.
Click
“Continue”
Click Finish
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Technical And Operational Description
Front Panel of USB422A/485A
LINK
RS-422
USB Port
TX
RX
Remark: One USB485A converter can be
used for connecting two units of
RS-485 devices.
RS-485
RS422/485 connector
Connecting with the terminal device,which is equipped with
RS422/485 interface.
USB connector
Connecting with the Computer USB port or Hub.
LINK
TX
RX
LINK LED turns on when the USB422A/485A unit is ready
for use.
TX LED turns on when the data is
sending from USB port to RS422/485 device.
RX LED turns on when the data is
sending from RS422/485 device to USB port .
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Operation of USB422A/485A Converter
PIN FUNCTION
RS422A
PIN
TX
RX
G
PIN
RS485A
1
2
G
-9-
+
+
DESCRIPTION
RS422 TX RS422 TX+
RS422 RX RS422 RX+
SHIELD
+
+
DESCRIPTION
RS485 RS485+
RS485 RS485+
SHIELD
Connection
1. Communication between TR550 time
recorder RS-485 Device and USB Port
WAS-1487
USB PC
WAS-1467
USB485A
TR550
2. Communication between TR510 time
recorder RS-485 Device and USB Prot
WAS-1487
USB PC
WAS-1392
USB485A
TR510
3. Communication between AC9400 access
control RS-485 Device and USB Port
WAS-1487
USB PC
WAS-1467
USB485A
AC9400
4. Communication between TR530 time
recorder RS-422 Device and USB Port
WAS-1487
USB PC
WAS-1467
USB422A
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TR530
NOTE : It is not always necessary to have the
termination resistor. It really depends on the
actual wiring and connection circumstances.
5. See the figure below:
RS485A:
WAS-1467
WAS-1487
USB PC
AC-9400
AC-9400
RS485 +
last unit
AC-9400
RS485 120 Ohm
RS422A:
WAS-1467
WAS-1487
USB PC
TR530
TX+
TXRX+
TR530
last unit
RX120 Ohm
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TR530
6. Wire connection between RS485 Device
and USB485A Converter
USB485A
FUNCTION
RS485+
+
RS485RS485+
+
RS485G
SHIELD
PIN
1
2
USB485A
PIN
FUNCTION
RS485+
+
1
RS485RS485+
+
2
RS485G
SHIELD
WIRE
CUT*
CUT*
CUT*
CUT*
5
CUT*
7
CUT*
WAS-1467
COLOR
GRAY
ORANGE
BLACK
RED
GREEN
YELLOW
BLUE
BROWN
PLUG
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
WIRE
CUT*
CUT*
CUT*
4
CUT*
6
WAS-1392
COLOR
BLUE
BROWN
RED
ORANGE
YELLOW
GREEN
PLUG
1
2
3
4
5
6
7. Wire connection between RS422 Device
and USB422A Converter
USB422A
PIN
FUNCTION
T+
+
TX
TR+
+
RX
RG
SHIELD
WIRE
1
CUT*
3
CUT*
5
CUT*
7
CUT*
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WAS-1467
COLOR
GRAY
ORANGE
BLACK
RED
GREEN
YELLOW
BLUE
BROWN
PLUG
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Specifications
USB
RS-422/485
Isolation
Protection
USB Interface:
USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 compatible.
Hot swap function supported
Drivers for Windows 2K/XP
RS422/485
Interface :
Automatic RS422/485 data flow control,
Full , 8N1 , max 250K bps, ± 8KV ESD
Isolation protection 3000 VDC provided :
USB422A-01 /USB485A-01
Power :
No external power supply necessary; the
USB422A/485A derives its power from the USB
port.
Mounting :
Any surface
Dimensions :
USB422A/485A: D 18.8 x W 35 x H 63 mm
%
C/F
Environment :
Operating Temp : 0 ~ 55 Deg.C
Storage Temp : -10 ~ 65 Deg.C
Humidity : 0 ~ 90 % relative
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Note
1. Do not disconnect the USB-xxx converter during running
your application program to avoid any unexpected problem.
2. USB-xxx Driver software provides maximum 8 pcs of
USB-xxx converters to be used for multiple devices
communication .The addresses of the multiple devices
are according to the COM PORT addresses of the PC or
the addresses of the HUB USB PORT where the devices
are connected. You should insert the USBxxx into the
COM PORT or HUB PORT one by one in order with the
addresses indicated.
3. USB-xxx supports only Win2000/XP OS.
4. You must connect USB-xxx Converter into the USB port
of your computer before you start USB-xxx Driver
software installation.
5. After USB-xxx Converter is connected into USB port of
the computer which is with USB-xxx Driver software
installed,LINK LED will turn on to be ready for use,
otherwise unplug USBxxx converter and try again after
5 seconds or longer.
6. After unplug USB-xxx converter from the computer,you
must wait for minimum 5 seconds and then plug
USB-xxx converter into the computer again,otherwise
Windows may not detect USB-xxx converter.
7. In the Application Software, the handshaking property
must be set to "None" when you use USB485A.
8. If you are using RS485 interface for long distance
transmission,we suggest you use a 24AWG or bigger
range one shielded cable for connection,in order to have
better performance.
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