CF to Serial Adapter Quick Installation Guide

CF to Serial Adapter
Quick Installation Guide
Features and Benefits
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16-bit CompactFlash interface
Compatible with 16-bit PCMCIA Card (via a
CF-to-PCMCIA adapter)
Supports RS232E serial port specification
Supports data rate up to 115,200 bps
Works with modems, PDAs, Pocket PCs and
other serial devices
System Requirements
For Desktop or Notebook PC with a PCMCIA slot:
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Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/Server
2003
CF-to-PCMCIA adapter (not included)
CD-ROM (for driver installation)
04-0331A
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For Pocket PC:
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Windows CE 3.0 or later
Pocket PC 2000 or later
Built-in CF slot
Package Contents
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(1) CF to Serial adapter
(1) CF to Serial cable
(1) Driver CD
This quick installation guide
Layout
CF to Serial
flat connector
CF to Serial
Adapter
CF to Serial
Cable
9 Pin
Connector
Figure 1. CF to Serial Adapter layout
Note: When connecting the CF to Serial
Cable to the CF to Serial Adapter, make
sure the triangle on the CF to Serial flat
connector is pointing up.
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Software Installation
Windows Driver Installation
Windows 98:
The CF to Serial Adapter must be inserted into the
computer before booting up Windows 98 otherwise it
will not be detected by the system.
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Insert the CF to Serial Adapter into the CF-toPCMCIA adapter (not included), then insert the
unit into the system's PCMCIA slot. Boot up to
Windows.
2.
At the Add New Hardware Wizard, click Next.
3.
Select Search for the best driver for your device.
(Recommended) and click Next.
4.
Insert the driver CD, check CD-ROM drive,
uncheck the other boxes, then click Next.
5.
Click Next, at the Insert Disk box click OK.
Insert your Windows 98 Installation CD, click
OK, then click Finish to complete installation.
Windows 98SE:
1.
Boot up to Windows. Insert the CF to Serial
Adapter into the CF-to-PCMCIA adapter (not
included), then insert the unit into the system's
PCMCIA slot.
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At the Add New Hardware Wizard, click Next.
Select Search for the best driver for your device.
(Recommended) and click Next.
Insert the driver CD, check CD-ROM drive,
uncheck the other boxes, then click Next.
Click Next, at the Insert Disk box click OK.
Insert your Windows 98 Installation CD, then
click OK.
Click Finish to complete the installation.
Windows ME:
1.
Boot up to Windows. Insert the CF to Serial
Adapter into the CF-to-PCMCIA adapter (not
included), then insert the unit into the system's
PCMCIA slot.
2.
Insert the driver CD. At the Add New Hardware
Wizard, click Automatic Search for a better
driver, then click Next.
3.
Click Finish.
4.
Restart Windows to complete the installation.
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Windows 2000:
1.
Boot up to Windows. Insert the CF to Serial
Adapter into the CF-to-PCMCIA adapter (not
included), then insert the unit into the system's
PCMCIA slot.
2.
At the Found New Hardware Wizard, click
Next.
3.
Select Search for a suitable driver for my device
(Recommended) and click Next.
4.
Insert the driver CD, check CD-ROM drives,
uncheck the other boxes, then click Next.
5.
Click Next and Finish.
6.
Restart Windows to complete the installation.
Windows XP/Server 2003:
1.
Boot up to Windows. Insert the CF to Serial
Adapter into the CF-to-PCMCIA adapter (not
included), then insert the unit into the system's
PCMCIA slot.
2.
Insert the driver CD. At the Found New
Hardware Wizard, select Install the software
automatically (Recommended), then click
Next.
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Click Continue anyway. Our driver has been
thoroughly tested in Windows for stability and
compatibility.
Click Finish.
Restart Windows to complete the installation.
Verify Windows Installation
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Check Device Manager to verify successful
driver installation.
Windows 98/98SE/ME: From the main desktop,
right click My Computer, then click Properties.
Click Device Manager tab.
Windows 2000/XP/Server 2003: Right click My
Computer, then click Manage. Click Device
Manager.
Double click Ports (COM & LPT) option and
Billionton Compact Flash Serial... should be
displayed.
Windows CE /Pocket PC Installation
No driver installation is needed for Windows CE or
Pocket PC operating systems. The driver installs
automatically when the CF to Serial Adapter is plugged
into the CF slot of the Pocket PC.
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Technical Support
QUESTIONS? SIIG’s Online Support has the answers!
Simply visit our web site at www.siig.com and click on
Support. Our online support database is updated daily
with new drivers and solutions. The answers to your
problems could be just a few clicks away.
PRODUCT NAME
CF to Serial Adapter
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 Ave.
Fremont, CA 94538-3152
CF to Serial Adapter is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. All other names
used in this publication are for identification only and may be
trademarks of their respective companies.
April, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by SIIG, Inc.