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Sena Technologies Introduces High Speed USB-to-Serial Converters

(May 03, 2010)

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/03/10 -- Sena Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of industrial Bluetooth and networking solutions, announced the addition of the DirectPort-USB USB-to-serial converters to its product lines.

DirectPort-USB products provide high-performance serial connectivity to computers via USB ports. DirectPort-USB UC1 is a high speed 1-port USB-to-RS232 converter designed to provide serial COM port via USB port, while DirectPort-USB UC1B is a high speed 1-port USB-to-RS422/485 converter for multi-drop applications. DirectPort-USB UC1 and UC1B support serial speed up to 921.6 Kbps and provide ESD protection up to ±15KV. DirectPort-USB is an ideal solution for high speed serial communication needs for the computers with no or limited native serial port availability.


  • Supports RS232 or RS422/485 communication up to 921.6 Kbps
  • ±15KV surge protection
  • Internal RS422/485 terminal resistors
  • Standard DB9 male connector with TX/RX LEDs
  • Supports Windows, Linux and MAC


---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Serial speed Up to 921.6 Kbps ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Communication distance RS232 up to 15m, RS422/485 up to 1.2 Km ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- RS422/485 multi-drop Up to 127 nodes ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bus interface USB 2.0 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Line interface RS232 or RS422/485 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- UART controller 16C550 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Connector DB9 male ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- LED Tx, Rx ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dimension 33.4 X 61.0 mm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Weight 70 g ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Surge protection Up to ± 15KV ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Power Using USB interface power (no external power required) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Supported OS Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP/2003 Windows Vista/Longhorn Windows XP 64bit Windows XP Embedded Windows CE.NET 4.2 & 5.0 Windows Vista 64 bit Windows 7 Windows 7 64 bit Mac OS 8/9, OS-X Linux 2.4 and greater ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Approval FCC, CE ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Warranty 1-year limited warranty ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Pricing & Availability
The DirectPort-USB UC1 and UC1B are now shipping and available through Sena business partners worldwide. The list price of the DirectPort-USB UC1 is US$21 and the DirectPort-USB UC1B is US$49. For more information on pricing and technical specifications of the DirectPort-USB, please visit

About Sena Technologies
Sena Technologies is a leading provider of industrial Bluetooth and networking solutions specialized for M2M (Machine-to-Machine) communication since 1998. Sena offers its products worldwide through its global network of distributors, resellers and OEM partners. For more information, please visit

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