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USB-4COMi-M - 4-Port RS-422/485 USB-to-Serial Adapter, Metal Case


  • Adds four RS-422 or RS-485 serial ports by connecting to a USB port

  • No need to open chassis to set operation modes- four external DIP switches for easy RS-422, RS-485 mode settings

  • Installed as standard Windows COM port

  • SECC metal chassis with DIN rail bracket

  • RS-422 data signals: TxD-, TxD+, RxD+, RxD-, GND, RTS-, RTS+, CTS+, CTS-

  • RS-485 4-wire data signals: TxD-, TxD+, RxD+, RxD-

  • RS-485 2-wire data signals: Data-, Data+

  • Automatic transmit and receive control for 2-wire RS-485 half-duplex mode

  • Built-in termination and biasing

  • High speed serial port with the baud rate up to 921.6K bps

  • Non-standard baudrates supported

  • LEDs of Power, TxD and RxD for easy port monitoring and diagnostics

  • Serial port protected with surge protection of 10KV

  • Self-powered. One switching power adapter of 5V, 2A provided

  • Easy plug and play installation and RS-422/RS-485 device connection

  • COM port number assigned can be changed to any COM port number required

  • Works with USB 1.1 & 2.0 host port

  • Supports Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, 2000 and Linux

  • Supports Mac OS X 10.9 and above, This driver is signed by Apple


Compliance USB 1.0/1.1 compliant, USB 2.0 compatible
Speed 12 Mbps, full-speed USB
FIFO 128 byte transmit FIFO
384 receive FIFO
Serial Interface
Port Type RS-422/RS-485
Number of Ports 4
Connectors DB9 male
Serial Line Protection
ESD Protection 10KV
Serial Port Speed
Baudrate 300 bps to 921.6k bps
Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Parity None, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow Control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF
Serial Signals
RS-422 TxD-(A), TxD+(B), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GND, RTS-(A), RTS+(B), CTS+(B), CTS-(A)
RS-485-4 wire TxD-(A), TxD+(B), RxD+(B), RxD-(A), GND
RS-485-2 wire Data-(A), Data+(B), GND
Driver Support
OS Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP (WHQL certified) and 2000
Linux Kernel 2.4 and up built-in support
Power Supply
Input Self-powered
Power adapter of 5VDC, 2A
Chassis SECC metal chassis with DIN rail bracket
Operating Temperature 0 to 55 °C (32 to 131 °F)
Operating Humidity 5 to 95% RH
Storage Temperature -20 to 75 °C (-4 to 167 °F)
Safety Approvals CE, FCC

RS-422 & RS-485 DB9 Male Connector Pin-outs

RS-422 DB9 Male
    RS-422 Signal Pin-outs of DB-9 Male
  Pin Signal  
  1 TxD- (A)  
  2 TxD+(B)  
  3 RxD+(B)  
  4 RxD- (A)  
  5 GND  
  6 RTS- (A)  
  7 RTS+(B)  
  8 CTS+(B)  
  9 CTS- (A)  
RS-485 DB9 Male

    RS-485 4-Wire (Full duplex) Signal Pin-outs of DB-9 Male Connector

  Pin Signal  
  1 TxD- (A)  
  2 TxD+(B)  
  3 RxD+(B)  
  4 RxD- (A)  
  5 GND  

    RS-485 2-Wire (Half duplex) Signal Pin-outs of DB-9 Male Connector

  Pin Signal  
  1 Data- (A)  
  2 Data+(B)  
  5 GND   

RS-422 Signal Wiring

    Point-to-Point 4 Wire Full Duplex

USB-4COMi-M                                    RS-422 Device

    RS-422 with Handshaking

USB-4COMi-M                                   RS-422 Device

RS-485 Signal Wiring

    Point-to-Point 4-Wire Full Duplex

USB-4COMi-M                               RS-485 Device

    Multidrop RS-485 2-Wire Half-duplex

USB-4COMi-M                               RS-485 Device