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FT232 is a versatile adapter,and its function is to transfer data from USB to Serial port.It supports 1.8 V low voltage serial port,the arduino downloading,output the DTR signal.It supports 7/8 bits,1/2 stop bit,parity check Mark/Space check and without check.

General specifications

Volume 3.1 cm*1.8 cm
Voltage 3.3V or 5V
Interface USB2.0
Speed Baud rate from 300bps to 3MbPS
The power supply output 5V-500mA or 3.3V-100mA
Data bits 7 or 8 data bits
Support system Full support for Win8, Win7, WinXp, Win2K, WinCE, Linux,Mac,systems,32bit and 64bit system.
Lights Power indicator(red),transmission and reception indicator(green)
TTL Voltage 5V,3.3V,2.8V,1.8V
Working temperature -40℃ to 50℃
Support current protection Yes
Signal Serial signals can be reversed,and integrated 1024 bits EEPROM.
Buffer 256 bytes of output buffer and 128 byte input buffer
Support USB Suspend state Yes
CPIO pin extension 5V pin,3.3V pin,TXD,RXD,GND,VCC

Install and test

These operations run in the Lemuntu system
Step 1: Insert the USB to Serial adapter into LeMaker Guitar.
Step 2: Check up wether recognize the usb serial port or not through the following command.

ls /dev/ttyUSB*

When find ttyUSB0 nodes,we can explain it has correctly identified the usb serial port module.
Step 3: Run the command below to set up USB to Serial.

sudo apt-get install minicom
sudo minicom -s

LeMaker Guitar & Base Board Rev.B
Step 4:Select a serial port settings,refer to the below.
LeMaker Guitar & Base Board Rev.B
You can use USB to serial module after setting up the usb serial port module.