L-com UMC-102 User Manual - page 50

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Summary of UMC-102

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    Usb to rs-232 adapter user’s manual umc-201 / umc-102 / umc-104 / upr-202.

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    1 table of contents 1. Introduction........................................................................................................................................... 2 system requirements...........................................................................................................

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    2 1. Introduction universal serial bus (usb) port technology has emerged in response to the proliferation of external peripheral devices (scanner, digital camera, portable hard-disk drive, cell phone, pda, mp3 player, etc.) that are increasingly being connected to the latest generation of pcs. The u...

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    Specification model no. Umc-201 umc-102 upr-202 umc-104 chipset ftdi usb specification usb 1.1/2.0 compliant usb 1.5 / 12 mbps data speed serial 230 kbps host usb a/m usb b/f connector device db-9/m db-9/m*2 db-9/m & mini din db-9/m*4 power mode bus cable length 1.1m 0.6 m 1.8 m housing pvc plastic ...

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    2. Windows os installation guide driver can be installed through windows update automatically (internet connection needed) the ftdi drivers that have passed the whql tests are available for download using windows update. Os requirements: windows 7/8/8.1/ 10 or later. Please go below ways for easy in...

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    5. Then it shows ‘usb serial port (com8) installed’. Click ‘close’ and go next step. (fig. 4) . Fig. 4 6. Check ‘device manager’ of control panel from the computer os and there shows usb serial port (com8) under ‘ports (com & lpt)’; the other one shows usb serial converter under ‘universal serial bu...

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    3. Driver installation thru the ftdi driver package driver can be installed through the ftdi driver package of the cd-rom provided. 3.1. Double click ‘setup_v2.12.00 whql certified for windows os_x86.X64.Exe’ 3.2. It will pop up ‘ftdi cdm drivers’ from the screen. Click ‘extract’ and go next step. 6.

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    3.3. Extracting files 3.4. Click ‘next’ to continue. 7.

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    3.5. Select ‘i accept this agreement’ and click ‘next’. 3.6. The device driver installation wizard will detect your computer os and install the applicable driver automatically. 8.

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    3.7. While the device driver installation wizard is completing, click ‘finish’ to exit. 4. Driver installation windows 98 installation guide if a device of the same type has been installed on your machine before and the drivers that are about to be installed are different from those installed alread...

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    Select "search for the best driver for your device. (recommended)." as shown below and then click "next". Check the box next to "specify a location" and uncheck all others as shown below. Click "browse" and locate the driver files. Once the files have been located, click "next" to proceed with the i...

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    Windows may display a message reading "building driver database" at this point which may take a few minutes to pass. Once windows has found the required files, click "next" to install the device. If the driver being installed does not have microsoft whql signature files (.Cat files), the wizard will...

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    If the driver being installed is microsoft whql certified, then the .Cat files will be located with the other driver files and should be installed automatically. Windows should then display a message indicating that the installation of the serial converter driver was successful. The com port emulati...

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    The following window will appear to assist in locating the file. To proceed with the installation without the .Cat file, click "skip file". If the driver being installed is microsoft whql certified, then the .Cat files will be located with the other driver files and should be installed automatically...

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    14 lease note: . For multiple-port converter, each port has to be installed with the driver individually, i.E. You have to repeat this 2. Load the updated or appropriate p 1 installation procedure 2 times (2-port converter) or 4 times (for 4-port converter). If you have any difficulties with the dri...

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    15 lick the "add/remove" button. This will run the ftdi uninstaller program. Click "continue" to run the uninstaller or c "cancel" to exit. Hen the uninstaller has finished removing the device from the system, the caption on the "cancel" button will w change to "finish". Click "finish" to complete t...

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    16 lease troubleshooting 1. Windows 98 cannot find drivers for my device this error can occur if the vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom do not match those listed in the inf files for the driver. The vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom may be found by using the usbview utility fr...

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    Windows 2000 installation guide if a device of the same type has been installed on your machine before and the drivers that are about to be installed are different from those installed already, the original drivers need to be uninstalled. Please refer to the uninstalling instruction. Download the la...

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    Check the box next to "specify a location" and uncheck all others as shown below. Clicking "next" displays a dialog box for you to enter to the location of the drivers. 18.

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    Click "browse" to display an open file dialog box. Locate the folder containing the latest drivers downloaded from the ftdi web site above and click "open", then click "ok". The pc auto selects the correct inf file, in this case ftdibus.Inf. Once windows found the required driver .Inf file, please c...

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    Windows should then display a message indicating that the installation was successful. Click "finish" to complete the installation for the serial converter driver for this port of the device. The com port emulation driver must be installed after this has completed. By examining the device manager (l...

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    21 please note: 1. For multiple-port converter, each port has to be installed with the driver individually, i.E. You have to repeat this installation procedure 2 times (2-port converter) or 4 times (for 4-port converter). 2. If you have any difficulties with the drivers we provided in this cd, you m...

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    Uninstalling instruction when uninstalling devices from windows 2000, it should always be done through the add/remove programs utility as this uses the ftdi driver uninstaller program to remove files and registry entries to leave a clean system. Other methods may leave fragments of the driver that m...

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    23 troubleshooting 1. Windows 2000 cannot find drivers for my device this error can occur if the vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom do not match those listed in the inf files for the driver. The vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom may be found by using the usbview utility from t...

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    Windows ce installation guide download the latest available drivers for the required processor model from the ftdi website and unzip them, the critical files in the driver package are: ftdi_ser.Dll - the vcp driver file ftdiport.Inf - user changeable file to allow devices with custom vid and pid com...

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    Troubleshooting 1. "unidentified usb device" dialog is not displayed when device is connected for the first time if the "unidentified usb device" dialog is not displayed when the device is connected for the first time, it is likely that the pda does not have a usb host capability or that the host is...

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    3. "error installing usb driver ftdi_ser.Dll" message the following installation error may be displayed for a number of reasons: the driver name has been miss pelt · the ".Dll" file extension may be required for some platforms · the required driver files are not in the \\windows directory · the driv...

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    One way to check this is to use the registry editor that comes with embedded visual c++ (or a suitable registry editor on the windows ce device itself); you may check for the registry settings (tools > remote registry editor). With activesync running, connect to your device then look at the registry...

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    28 5. Device can write but cannot read if the hardware does not work correctly under windows 2000 or windows xp then the problem is most likely a hardware issue. Windows ce is not very tolerant of noisy hardware, so even "good" designs for windows 2000 and xp may experience problems with windows ce....

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    Windows xp installation guide 1. Installing via the found new hardware wizard if a device of the same type has been installed on your machine before and the drivers that are about to be installed are different from those installed already, the original drivers need to be uninstalled. Please refer to...

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    Select "search for the best driver in these locations" and enter the file path in the combo box ("c:\cdm 2.02.04" in figure 2.3 below) or browse to it by clicking the browse button. Once the file path has been entered in the box, click next to proceed. Figure 2.2 figure 2.3 if windows xp is configur...

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    The screen shown in figure 2.5 will be displayed as windows xp copies the required driver files. Figure 2.4 figure 2.5 windows should then display a message indicating that the installation was successful (figure 2.6). Click "finish" to complete the installation for the first port of the device. 31.

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    The found new hardware wizard will launch automatically to install the com port emulation drivers. As above, select "no, not this time" from the options and click "next" to proceed with the installation (figure 2.7). Figure 2.6 figure 2.7 select "install from a list or specific location (advanced)" ...

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    Select "search for the best driver in these locations" and enter the file path in the combo box ("c:\cdm 2.02.04" in figure 2.9 below) or browse to it by clicking the browse button. Once the file path has been entered in the box, click next to proceed. Figure 2.8 figure 2.9 if windows xp is configur...

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    The screen shown in figure 2.11 will be displayed as windows xp copies the required driver files. Figure 2.10 figure 2.11 windows should then display a message indicating that the installation was successful (figure 2.12). Click "finish" to complete the installation for the first port of the device....

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    Open the device manager (located in "control panel\system" then select the "hardware" tab and click "device manger") and select "view > devices by connection", the device appears as a "usb serial converter" with an additional com port with the label "usb serial port" (figure 2.13). Figure 2.12 figur...

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    36 2. Installing using dpinst in the case of a microsoft whql certified driver package, it is possible to preinstall the driver package using the microsoft driver install frameworks (difx) tools. The simplest tool provided is the driver package installer (dpinst). When placed in the same directory a...

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    37 uninstalling instruction consequently, a new method for uninstalling has to be used. Devices can be removed using the device manager by simply right clicking on the device and selecting "uninstall". This will delete the associated registry entries for that device only. Under windows xp, driver fi...

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    38 troubleshooting 1. Windows xp cannot find drivers for my device this error can occur if the vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom do not match those listed in the inf files for the driver. The vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom may be found by using the usb view utility from th...

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    4. Windows xp displays an error and then terminates installation if the following screen is displayed with this message, windows xp has been configured to block the installation of any drivers that are not whql certified. Figure 4.1 two options are available to successfully install the device. Eithe...

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    Windows vista (win 7, 8, 8.1, 10) installation guide connect the device to a spare usb port on your pc. If there is an available internet connection, windows vista (win 7, 8, 8.1, 10) will silently connect to the windows update website and install any suitable driver it finds for the device in prefe...

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    Select “i don’t have the disk. Show me other options” the next screen will appear. Select “browse my computer for driver software (advanced)”. The next screen will appear. Browse to the folder where the cdm driver has been stored (when uncompressed) and press “next” the example shown above uses a fo...

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    The next screen will appear. This screen will automatically complete and then change to the one below: the bus layer of the driver is now installed. After the driver is installed it is important to determine which com port has been assigned to the device for configuring the application that will use...

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    Open the device manager (located in "control panel\system" then select the "hardware" tab and click "device manager") and select "view > devices by connection", the device appears as a" usb serial converter" with an additional com port with the label "usb serial port". This screen shows the device c...

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    Uninstalling instruction with the release of microsoft windows vista, the ftdi uninstaller has been rendered unusable due to windows resource protection preventing the executable from deleting driver files and associated registry values. Vista will only allow the system itself to modify files and re...

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    Troubleshooting 1. Windows vista (win 7, 8, 8.1, 10) can not find drivers for my device this error can occur if the vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom do not match those listed in the inf files for the driver. The vid and pid programmed into the device eeprom may be found by using the usb...

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    3. Windows vista (win 7, 8, 8.1, 10) shows a warning that the driver is not certified if the driver is not certified then a pop up window such as shown below will be displayed. If you are certain of the source of the driver the warning can be ignored and you can continue installation by selecting “i...

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    Mac os x installation guide download the driver from the vcp drivers section of the ftdi web site and save it to the hard disk. The driver is now available in disk image (.Dmg) format. Run the installer by double clicking on the ftdiusbserialdriver.Dmg icon. Click continue to proceed with the instal...

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    When the computer has rebooted, plug in the device. If the device is installed properly, you will see entries in the /dev directory: /dev/cu.Usbserial-xxxxxxxx /dev/tty.Usbserial-xxxxxxxx where xxxxxxxx is either the device's serial number or, for unserialized devices, a location string that depends...

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    At this point, it is possible to exit network and use the device as a com port. If you wish to set the device up a modem for an internet connection, select the new port from the show list to display the window below. Entries for this screen are specific to the internet account for each user. If you ...

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    Uninstalling instruction to remove the drivers from mac os x, the user must be logged on as root. Root is a reserved username that has the privileges required to access all files. Start a terminal session (go > applications > utilities > terminal) and enter the following commands at the command prom...

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    Troubleshooting 1. How do i know what my device id is? Launch the system profiler utility, or apple system profiler for earlier versions of os x. This can be accessed by going to the finder and selecting applications from the go menu, then open the utilities folder. Select usb under hardware in the ...

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    52 2. The device does not appear in the /dev directory or the text "new port detected" is not displayed in system preferences-network ftdi usbseria driver does not support your device id (vid and pid). Disable the eeprom so that the device reverts to its default device id, then replug. To get suppor...

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