USB-to-Serial RS-232 Hub USB-to-Serial RS

USB-to-Serial RS-232 Hub USB-to-Serial RS
USB-to-Serial RS-232 Hub
USB-to-Serial RS-422/485 Hub
USER MANUAL
UC2322 / UC2324 / UC4852 / UC4854
FCC Information
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not
installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may
cause interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
Š Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna;
Š Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver;
Š Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
that which the receiver is connected;
Š Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician
for help.
RoHS
This product is RoHS compliant.
SJ/T 11364-2006
The following contains information that relates to China.
ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub
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Package Contents
The ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub package contains the following
items:
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1 UC2322 / UC2324 / UC4852 / UC4854 USB-to-Serial Hub
1 USB Cable
1 Installation Disk
1 User Manual*
1 Quick Start Guide
Check to make sure that all the components are present and that
nothing got damaged in shipping. If you encounter a problem,
contact your dealer.
Read this manual thoroughly and follow the installation and
operation procedures carefully to prevent any damage to the unit,
and/or any of the devices connected to it.
* Features may have been added to the ATEN USB-to-Serial
Hub since this manual was printed. Please visit our website to
download the most up-to-date version of the manual.
Copyright © 2008–2009 ATEN® International Co., Ltd.
Manual Part No. PAPE-1302-200G
Printing Date: 2009-08-14
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reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Overview
The ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub provides an external plug-and-play
RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 serial connection for computers,
notebooks, laptops, and handheld computing devices that
support the USB specification. It comes with 2 or 4 standard DB9 male connectors for peripherals to plug into, and a USB cable
for connecting to the computer's USB port, or to a USB hub.
There are four models in the ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub series:
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UC2322 – 2-Port USB-to-Serial RS-232 Hub
UC2324 – 4-Port USB-to-Serial RS-232 Hub
UC4852 – 2-Port USB-to-Serial RS-422/485 Hub
UC4854 – 4-Port USB-to-Serial RS-422/485 Hub
The ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub provides mobile phones, PDAs,
digital cameras, modems and ISDN terminal adapters with high
quality serial connections at a data transfer rate of up to 115.2
Kbps. It makes the USB interface transparent to the peripherals,
allowing them to easily interface with the USB, eliminating the
setup hassle found with traditional serial port connections. As a
USB specification compliant device, the ATEN USB-to-Serial
Hub also supports energy-saving suspend and resume
operations.
The ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub provides a quick, simple, and costeffective solution and is ideal for various kinds of communication
and automation applications.
Note:The ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub does not support devices
such as serial mice that require an IRQ number or I/O address.
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Features
Š Easy way to add 2 or 4 RS-232/RS-422/RS-485 serial ports
Š Fully compliant with USB 1.1; USB 2.0 compatible
Š Supports RS-232 (UC2322 / UC2324) or RS-422/485
(UC4852 / UC4854) serial interface
Š Each port can independently switch between RS-422 and
RS-485 (UC4852 / UC4854)
Š Supports automatic handshake mode
Š Up to 115.2 Kbps data transfer rate for each serial port
Š Dual data buffers for each upstream and downstream data
transfer
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No IRQ, DMA, I/O address resources required
Supports hot-swapping and plug-and-play
Built-in 16KV ESD protection
Supports both bus power and external power
Works with cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras, modems
and ISDN terminal adapters
Regulatory Approvals
Hardware
CE, FCC (Class B)
Driver
Microsoft WHQL
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System Requirements
Computers
The following equipment must be installed on each computer that
is to be connected to the system:
Š USB Host Controller
Operating Systems
Supported operating systems are shown in the table, below:
OS
Windows
Linux
Version
2000 and higher
RedHat
2.6.x and higher
SuSE
8.2 and higher
Mandriva (Mandrake) 9.0 and higher
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USB-to-Serial Hub Front View
UC2322 / UC4852
1
2
3
2
UC2324 / UC4854
2
1
2
3
3
4
PORT 4
4
No.
Component
Description
1
Power LED
Lights to indicate that the USB-to-Serial
Hub is receiving power and is up and
running.
2
Port Link LED
Lights to indicate that there is a working RS232/RS-422/RS-485 connection to the
corresponding port.
3
USB Port
The USB cable from your computer or USB
hub plugs in here.
4
RS-232/RS-422/RS-485
Serial Port
Your peripheral devices, such as digital
cameras, scanners, PDAs, etc., plug in
here.
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USB-to-Serial Hub Rear View
UC2322 / UC4852
1
PORT 2
PORT 1
UC2324 / UC4854
1
PORT 3
PORT 2
PORT 1
Side View
2
(Spare)
No.
Component
Description
1
RS-232/RS-422/RS485
Serial Port
Your peripheral devices, such as modems,
scanners, PDAs, etc., plug in here.
2
Power Jack
The power adapter cable plugs in here.
Note that the USB-to-Serial Hub is buspowered so use of a power adapter is
optional.
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Windows Installation
Make sure that all devices you will be installing are
properly grounded.
Installing the Drivers
1. Insert the installation disk into your CD-ROM drive and unzip
the file named ATEN_Drivers for Windows.zip.
2. Open the Win32/Win64 folder. Click on MSSetup.exe. A
dialog box will appear.
3. Click Install to install the driver for the USB-to-Serial Hub. To
cancel the installation, click Exit.
4. When the installation has completed, the following dialog box
appears:
5. Click Exit to close the wizard. You have successfully installed
the driver.
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Connecting the ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub
1. Connect the ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub to a USB port on your
computer. The New Hardware Wizard appears:
2. Select, No, not this time, and then click Next to continue. The
following dialog box appears:
3. Leave the default choice (Install from the software
automatically), and then click Next to continue.
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4. When the installation is complete, the following dialog box
appears:
5. Click Finish to close the wizard. You have successfully
installed the USB-to-Serial Hub.
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Uninstalling the Drivers
1. Insert the installation disk into your CD-ROM drive and unzip
the file named ATEN_Drivers for Windows.zip.
2. Open the Win32/Win64 folder.Click on the uninstall utility. The
following dialog box appears:
3. Click OK to begin the uninstall process. The following dialog
box appears:
4. Click Exit. You have successfully uninstalled the driver.
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Linux Installation
Installing the Driver(s)
1. Copy the ATEN driver zip file (ATEN2011.V1.1.tar.gz) onto
your desktop.
2. Untar the file using the command:
tar -xzvf ATEN2011_V1.1.tar.gz
3. In the ATEN directory, compile the driver using the command:
make
4. When this has completed, load the driver using the
command:
make load
5. Connect the ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub to a USB port on your
computer and confirm the installation using:
dmesg
The serial ports will be recognized as “ttyUSBx” as in the
following message:
USB 2-2: ATENINTLUSBSerial Adapter converter now
attached to ttyUSBx
Note: Fedora Core 5 Source can be downloaded from the
following site: http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/
fedora/linux/core/5/source/SRPMS/
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Uninstalling the Drivers
1. The following command will remove the driver:
make unload
2. To check whether the driver has been successfully removed,
use the command:
dmesg
3. If the driver has been successfully removed, you will see the
following message:
ATENUSBSerial adapter converter now disconnected
from ttyUSBx
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Peripherals Installation
1. After you have finished the software installation procedures
for your operating system and have connected the ATEN
USB-to-Serial Hub to your computer, connect the peripheral
device to the ATEN USB-to-Serial Hub and then turn the
peripheral on.
2. Follow the Installation Wizard’s on-screen instructions to
complete the installation.
Note: 1. This procedure only occurs the first time you connect
the peripheral. If your peripheral was previously
connected and configured for the COM port, after you
perform the adapter installation and click Finish, the
driver will connect it and install it automatically.
However, some peripheral devices, such as older
PDAs, require that you install the software for the
peripheral device before it will work properly.
2. Under Windows 2000, if you connect a modem, you
must specify it as a Standard Modem.
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PORT 4
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Specifications
Function
Device Connections
Connectors
UC2322
UC4852
UC4854
4
2
4
2
USB
Serial
UC2324
1 x USB Type B Female (White)
2 x DB-9
Male (Black)
4 x DB-9
2 x DB-9
Male (Black) Male (Black)
2 (Green)
4 (Green)
Power
LEDs
Port
4 x DB-9
Male (Black)
1 x DC Jack (Black)
Power
2 (Green)
4 (Green)
1 (Orange)
Data Transfer Rate
115.2 Kbps (max.)
FIFO
16 byte Hardware FIFO
USB Specification
USB 1.1 Compliant; USB 2.0 Compatible
RS-422/RS-485 Selection
N/A
Auto-detect and Switch
RS-232 Signal
TxD, RXD, RTS, CTS,
DTR, DSR, DCD, RI, GND
RS-422 Signal
N/A
TxD+/-, RxD+/-, RTS+/-,
CTS+/-, GND
RS-485 Signal
N/A
Data+/-, GND
N/A
Data Bit
5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bit
1, 1.5, 2
Power Mode
Bus Powered; use of Power Adapter is optional
Power Consumption
0.5W
0.6W
Environment Operating
Temp.
Physical
Properties
0.9W
0–50ºC
Storage
Temp.
-20–60ºC
Humidity
0–80% RH, Non-condensing
Housing
Metal
Weight
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
1.0W
0.30 kg
0.32 kg
0.30 kg
12.50 x 8.15 x 2.50 cm
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0.32 kg
DB-9 Pin Assignments
Pin
RS-232
RS-422
RS-485
1
DCD
TxD-(A)
Data-(A)
2
RXD
TxD+(B)
Data+(B)
3
TXD
RxD+(B)
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4
DTR
RxD-(A)
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5
GND
GND
GND
6
DSR
RTS-(A)
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7
RTS
RTS+(B)
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8
CTS
CTS+(B)
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9
RI
CTS-(A)
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Cannot install
serial device.
Possible Cause
Action
Advanced settings
Contact ATEN Technical
need to be configured. Support for advice about your
specific serial device.
Limited Warranty
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE DIRECT VENDOR'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PRICE
PAID FOR THE PRODUCT FROM THE DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL,
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE
OF THE PRODUCT, DISK OR ITS DOCUMENTATION.
The direct vendor makes no warranty or representation, expressed, implied, or
statutory with respect to the contents or use of this documentation, and specially
disclaims its quality, performance, merchantability, or fitness for any particular
purpose.
The direct vendor also reserves the right to revise or update the device or
documentation without obligation to notify any individual or entity of such revisions,
or update. For further inquires please contact your direct vendor.
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