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Pro 5ft. USB to RS485-RS422 Converter with FTDI Chip

Part # GM-485422

Status: Available

Reliability and a high performance FTDI Chip puts the GM-485422 USB to RS485, RS422 serial converter at the cutting edge of serial communication. With a terminal board connector included, this small, portable, and convenient solution.


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Pro 5ft. USB to RS485-RS422 Converter with FTDI Chip

Part # GM-485422
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FTDI USB to serial RS422/485

This pro-grade USB to RS485-RS422 converter is optimized for all Windows operating systems, including Windows 10. It is suitable for most serial device applications, including industrial, commercial and any general office computer device. It is designed with a high performance quality processor chip and conversion circuitry which makes this USB to RS485-RS422 converter one of the most reliable adapters on the market.

This USB to Serial Converter easily lets you connect any RS485 or RS422 device directly to your computer’s USB port, without experiencing troubles such as computer freeze, IO problems or any other device driver problems. It is built around the high-end quality chip RS232BL from FTDI Semiconductors, which is one of the best and most reliable USB to RS485-RS422 converter processors on the market also includes a SP485E RS485-RS422 transceiver from Exar Corporation.


  • Standard USB 1.1/2.0, EIA RS-485, RS-422 standard
  • USB signals: VCC, DATA+, DATA-, GND, FG
  • RS-485 signals D+, D, GND
  • RS-422 signals R+, R-, T+, T-, GND
  • Working format: Asynchronous, point to point, point to multi-point, half duplex
  • Flow control: Automatic Send Data Control – no drivers needed
  • Baud rate: 300-921.600bps, automatic test signal rate
  • ESD Protection: 600W surge protection, 15KV static electricity protection
  • Serial connector: Type RS-485 / RS422 side DB-9 male or optional terminal block
  • USB connector: Type A Male
  • Power consumption: Static consumption less than 80mA, dynamic average consumption less than 150mA
  • Dimensions: 70mm x 35mm x 18mm

Additional Features

  • Indication LED’s for Power, TX and RX
  • Plug and Play USB to RS-485 Converter
  • No power supply needed
  • No IRQs, DMA or required. No IRQ Conflicts
  • 5 feet (1.6 meter) cable
  • Baud rate: 300bps to 1Mbps
  • USB 1.1 and 2.0 compliant
  • Automatic send data control
  • Auto detection of data speed
  • Zero delay automatic transmission
  • Built-in static and surge protection up to 600W
  • Terminal board included with each converter
  • Supports Windows 10

OS Support

  • XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 8, and 10
  • Linux
  • Mac OS 10.X

In the package

  • USB to serial RS485-RS422 with FTDI Chip Converter Assembly
  • 5 fo0t (1.6 meter) USB Cable
  • SP485E RS485-RS422 Transceiver
  • Latest FTDI Driver (available as a download)
  • GM-485422 Product Manual (available as a download)

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Manufacturer: GearmoWarranty: 1 YearAvailability: Available
Barcode: 729440692384Ship Weight: 0.80Condition: New
Part Number: GM-485422Color: BlueLength/Size: 36 in
Port Count: 1Port Type: Male DB9 /W NutsInput Voltage: Unspecified or N/A
Temperature(Op): --ESD Protection: 15KVSerial Modes: Array
LEDs: ArrayIsolation: --Chip: --


Manufacturer: Gearmo
Barcode: 729440692384
Part Number: GM-485422
Warranty: 1 Year
Ship Weight: 0.80
Color: Blue
Availability: Available
Condition: New
Port Count: 1
Port Type: Male DB9 /W Nuts
Input Voltage: Unspecified or N/A
Temperature(Op): --
ESD Protection: 15KV
Isolation: --
Serial Modes: Array
LEDs: Array
Chip: --

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