USB to Serial Adapter Cable Quick Installation Guide Introduction Adds one 9-pin RS-232 serial port to USB-equipped computer systems. Key Features and Benefits • • • • Provides one 9-pin (DB9) RS-232 port Supports data transfer rate up to 500kb/s USB plug-n-play and bus-powered Connectors: USB Type A (male); 9-pin RS-232 serial (male) Serial Number Sticker For future product return or exchange, this serial number is required. Please keep it for your reference. Serial Number 04-0692B Part Number 1 System Requirements • • USB equipped computer with an available USB port Windows® 8 (32-/64-bit) / 7 (32-/64-bit) / Vista (32-/64-bit) / XP (32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 (32-/64-bit) / Server 2008 (32-/64bit) / Server 2008 R2 / 2000 Package Contents • • • USB to Serial Adapter Cable Driver CD Quick installation guide Layout Type A USB (to computer) Serial port Figure 1: Layout 2 Windows Installation Make sure the driver is installed before plugging the USB to Serial Adapter Cable into the computer. Do Not plug the USB to Serial Adapter Cable into the computer until instructed to do so. Windows 8 (32-/64-bit) / 7 (32-/64-bit) / Server 2008 R2 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. At the Windows desktop insert the driver CD. Close the CD autoplay box if prompted. Click Windows key and R key, type D:\setup.exe, then press Enter. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter) At User Account Control, click Yes. For Server 2008 R2, skip this step. At Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for PL-2303 USB to Serial, click Next, then click Finish. Plug the USB to Serial Adapter Cable into a USB port and the driver will install automatically. Restart Windows to complete the installation. 3 Windows Vista (32-/64-bit) / XP (32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 (32-/64-bit) / 2000 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 4 At the Windows desktop insert the driver CD. At the CD autoplay window: Double click the setup file in the driver CD. If the CD autoplay window does not start: Click Start, and Run, type D:\setup.exe, then press Enter. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter) At User Account Control, click Allow. Skip this step if not prompted. At Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for PL-2303 USB to Serial, click Next, then click Finish. Plug the USB to Serial Adapter Cable into a USB port and the driver will install automatically. Restart Windows to complete the installation. To Verify Windows Installation 1. 2. Check Device Manager to verify installation. For Windows 8 / 7: Right click Computer, click Manage, then click Device Manager. For Windows Vista: Right click Computer, click Manage, click Continue, then click Device Manager. For Server 2008 / 2008 R2: Right click Computer, click Manage, double click Diagnostics, then click Device Manager. For Windows XP / Server 2003 / 2000: Right click My Computer, click Manage, then click Device Manager. Double click Ports (COM & LPT), a Prolific USB-to-Serial Comm Port... should be displayed. 5 Blank Page 6 Technical Support and Warranty QUESTIONS? SIIG’ s Online Support has answers! Simply visit our web site at www.siig.com and click Support. Our online support database is updated daily with new drivers and solutions. Answers to your questions could be just a few clicks away. You can also submit questions online and a technical support analyst will promptly respond. SIIG offers a 5-year manufacturer warranty with this product. This warranty covers the original purchaser and guarantees the product to be free of any defects in materials or workmanship for five (5) years from the date of purchase of the product. SIIG will, at our discretion, repair or replace (with an identical product or product having similar features and functionality) the product if defective in materials or workmanship. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Please see our web site for more warranty details. If you encounter any problems with this product, please follow the procedures below. A) If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the product to the store where you purchased from. B) If your purchase has passed the store's return policy period, please follow the steps below to have the product repaired or replaced. Step 1: Submit your RMA request. Go to www.siig.com, click Support, then REQUEST A PRODUCT REPLACEMENT to submit a request to SIIG RMA or fax a request to 510-657-5962. Your RMA request will be processed, if the product is determined to be defective, an RMA number will be issued. Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product. • Properly pack the product for shipping. All accessories that came with the original package must be included. • Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned package. SIIG will refuse to accept any shipping package, and will not be responsible for a product returned without an RMA number posted on the outside of the shipping carton. • You are responsible for the cost of shipping to SIIG. Ship the product to the following address: SIIG, Inc. 6078 Stewart Avenue Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA RMA #: • SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via Ground in the U.S. and International Economy outside of the U.S. at no cost to the customer. 7 About SIIG, Inc. Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of IT connectivity solutions (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire, USB, and legacy I/O adapters) that bridge the connection between Desktop/ Notebook systems and external peripherals. SIIG continues to grow by adding A/V and Digital Signage connectivity solutions to our extensive portfolio. SIIG products offer comprehensive user manuals, many user-friendly features, and are backed by an extensive manufacturer warranty. High quality control standards are evident by the overall ease of installation and compatibility of our products, as well as one of the lowest defective return rates in the industry. SIIG products can be found in computer retail stores, mail order catalogs, through major distributors, system integrators, and VARs in the Americas and the UK, and through e-commerce sites. PRODUCT NAME USB to Serial Adapter Cable FCC RULES: TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC PART 15, CLASS B OPERATING ENVIRONMENT: FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT: This device 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. THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT COMPLIANCE SIIG, Inc. 6078 Stewart Avenue Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA Phone: 510-657-8688 USB to Serial Adapter Cable is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are registered trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other names used in this publication are for identification only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. July, 2013 Copyright © 2013 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.
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