The FT232 USB UART Board (Type
A) is an accessory board
that features a USB-to-UART serial convertor FT232, USB Type A connector, and 3
LEDs: TXD LED, RXD LED, POWER LED.
There is also a jumper used for selecting VCC output level provided on the board:
- Short the jumper to select output voltage level as 5V or 3.3V. In this
case, the accessory board is powered from USB connection and provides power
to the target application board
- If the jumper is open, the accessory board should be powered from the
target application board (3.3V-5V)
The TXD, RXD, RTS#, and CTS# are connected to the onboard soldered pinheaders,
while the other pins are accessable on the drill holes, separate pinheaders
(40-pin male & 40-pin female) are also provided.
Note: supports Windows 8.
FT232, USB type A connector, UART interface, VCC output level selection jumper