Belkin | F5U257 | USB-to-Serial Adapter

USB-to-Serial
Adapter
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P75091-A
USB-to-Serial
Adapter
User Manual
F5U257
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
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Introduction..........................................................................1
Supported Operating Systems.............................................2
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Software Setup.....................................................................3
Windows 2000/XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7
Driver Installation...................................................................3
Red Hat Linux Driver Installation..........................................4
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Hardware Setup....................................................................5
Installation Instructions (Windows Platform).........................5
Installation Instructions (Red Hat Linux Platform)................6
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Compatible Devices..............................................................7
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Information...........................................................................9
Introduction
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Congratulations and thank you for purchasing this innovative
USB-to-Serial Adapter from Belkin. It is designed to link your
serial devices easily through your computer’s USB port. The
leader in connectivity solutions for personal computers, Belkin
designed this product to deliver outstanding performance and
convenience. Please review this User Manual carefully to ensure
that you get the most from your USB-to-Serial Adapter.
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Introduction
Supported Operating Systems
The USB-to-Serial Adapter requires one of the following
operating systems:
• Microsoft® Windows® 7
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• Microsoft Windows Vista®
• Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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• Microsoft Windows XP Home
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• Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
• Linux® Red Hat® 7.3/8.0 (kernel 2.4.18) and 9.0 (kernel 2.4.20)
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Software Setup
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Windows 2000/XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7
Driver Installation
Important Note: You must install the F5U257 driver (software)
BEFORE connecting the Adapter to your computer.
1. Insert the included installation CD into your CD-ROM drive.
After a few moments, the main menu will automatically start.
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NOTE: If the main CD does not auto-start, click the “Start”
button and select “Run”. In the “Open” field, enter “<drive>:\
Windows\setup.exe” and click “OK” (with “<drive>” being the
letter of the drive that identifies your computer’s CD-ROM
drive. For example, if the CD is in drive D, enter
“D:\Windows\setup.exe”).
2. Select “Install Windows Driver”. The software installation
wizard will appear and automatically begin to
install drivers.
3. Follow all instructions provided by the software installation
wizard then proceed to the “Hardware Installation”
section on page 5.
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Software Setup
Red Hat Linux Driver Installation
1. Select “Install Red Hat Linux Driver”.
2. A folder will open containing the Red Hat Linux driver. Install
the driver according to your Red Hat Linux manual’s driver
installation instructions.
3. Proceed to the “Hardware Installation” section on the
next page.
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Hardware Installation
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Installation Instructions (Windows Platform)
IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not attach any devices to the Adapter
until you have completed the following hardware installation
procedure.
1. Connect the Adapter’s USB connector to an available USB
port on the computer.
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2. The Windows “New Hardware” Wizard will now launch.
Follow the instructions provided by the “New Hardware”
Wizard to complete the installation process.
3. Restart your computer.
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Hardware Installation
Installation Instructions (Red Hat Linux Platform)
IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not attach any devices to the Adapter
until you have completed the following hardware installation
procedure.
1. Connect the Adapter’s USB connector to an available USB
port on the computer.
2. Restart your computer.
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Compatible Devices
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The following devices have been tested and verified as
compatible with the F5U257 USB-to-Serial Adapter.
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Device Company Model
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Modem Acer
www.global.acer.com
AME-RT00
Cellular Phone Kenwood
www.kenwood.com
PDC
ZyXEL
www.zyxel.com
Omni 56K Smart
Sanyo
www.sanyo.com
PDC
NEC
www.nec.com
FB WS-5614ES3
PDA Palm
www.palm.com
m100
III
Digital Camera Kodak
www.kodak.com
DC210
Serial Printer Fujitsu
www.fujitsu.com
XM-30T
Nikon
www.nikon.com
PIX 800
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Information
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FCC Statement
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY WITH FCC RULES FOR
ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
We, Belkin International, Inc., of 501 West Walnut Street, Compton, CA 90220,
declare under our sole responsibility that the product,
F5U257
to which this declaration relates,
Complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
CE Declaration of Conformity
We, Belkin International, Inc., declare under our sole responsibility that the F5U257,
to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with Generic Emissions Standard EN
55022:1998 Class B, EN50081-1 and with Generic Immunity Standard EN50082-1 1992.
Belkin International, Inc. Limited Lifetime Product Warranty
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that the product shall be free of defects in design, assembly, material, or workmanship.
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Belkin warrants the Belkin product for the lifetime of the product.
What will we do to correct problems?
Product Warranty.
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for shipping charges for the product). Belkin reserves the right to discontinue any of
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such discontinued products. In the event that Belkin is unable to repair or replace the
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or a credit toward the purchase of another product from Belkin.com in an amount equal
to the purchase price of the product as evidenced on the original purchase receipt as
discounted by its natural use.
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or sags), non-authorized program, or system equipment modification or alteration.
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Attn: Customer Service, or call (800)-223-5546, within 15 days of the Occurrence.
Be prepared to provide the following information:
a. The part number of the Belkin product.
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b. Where you purchased the product.
c. When you purchased the product.
d. Copy of original receipt.
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2.Your Belkin Customer Service Representative will then instruct you on how to forward
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to you.
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