Black Box Serial to Parallel Converter

Mfg.Part: PI080A-R2 | CDW Part: 281783 | UNSPSC: 43201553
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For your everyday, run-of-the-mill print jobs, you don’t always need the fastest, newest, most technologically advanced equipment available on the market. Sometimes the old reliables work just fine. And they’re a lot easier on the budget, too.

That’s where the SerialParallel Converter (38.4kbps) from Black Box comes in.

The SerialParallel Converter is the perfect solution for day-to-day print jobs when all you need are reliable printouts. Go ahead—use your existing parallel printer with your serial PC!

You’ll get consistent serial-to-parallel data conversion at user-selectable speeds up to 38.4kbps. A built-in 16-bit buffer keeps data moving smoothly and prevents data loss from timing conflicts.

The converter is powered from the RS-232 interface, which makes it easy to use. Its internal strapping option converts the parallel BUSY signal to the appropriate signal on the serial interface for hardware or software flow control.

Features:
Transmit data up to 38.4kbps!
Save money. Put your old, reliable parallel printer to good use with your serial PC.
Your data is safe! Built-in 16-bit buffer prevents data loss.
Interface powered—no external supply needed.
Small, compact design ensures easy handling and use.
Includes 6-foot (1.8-m) connector cable for quick installation.
Converts serial data to parallel data.
Supports both X-ON/X-OFF and hardware flow control.
DCE/DTE autosensing.