This is a standard USB to RS-232 converter using a Prolific chip. It can for instance be used to connect a Wisp648 programmer to a PC that has no (free) serial port. Complete with software on CD, the package states: for win95, 98, 98ME, 2K, XP, MAC OS 8.6 / 9.0). The USB cable is short (28 cm). The foto shows a blister which might be removed to fit in the package.
USB-SERIAL-2 is a compareable adapter, on Windows XP it can work with the same driver, so it is probaly internally identical.
A customer informed me that the CD also contains drivers for
MacOS 10.1.x (PL2303MacXDrv_1_0_0_0.pkg)
MacOS 10.2.x (ProlificUSBSerial_1.0.4.pkg)
MacOS 10.1(2).X (ProlificUSBSerial105.pkg)
And he stated that for MacOS 10.3.x (aka Panther) you can download the driver (ProlificUSBSerialOSX1.0.6.pkg) from http://www.ramelectronics.net/download/BF-810/OSX/
As far as I know this converter is compatible with the Manhattan converter.Related products:
|USB-SERIAL-5||CH340G USB to serial module|
|USB-SERIAL-7||CH340 USB to serial module (switchable, DTR/CTS)|
|CABLE-USB-PS2||USB-to-PS/2 keyboard and mouse converter|
|USB-RS485-01||CH340G USB to RS485 module|