1 Port USB to Serial RS-232 Hub w/ FTDI Chipset & LED Indicators – Rugged Metal Housing Ideal for Mounting


Gearmo Single Port Industrial USB 2.0 to Serial Converter with Power RX and TX LED is a great solution when a limited number of serial ports are available.

  • Utilizes FT2232H FTDI Chip set
  • Automatically configures the additional COM port
  • Plug and Play allows easy installation
  • Perfect for connecting a serial modem, bar code scanner, CNC router, or other serial devices
  • Rugged metal industrial design
  • 25KV ESD surge protection iCoupler isolation
  • Supports Windows 7, 8, 10, and 11, Linux, OSX

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If you need to run a Windows 11 serial device(s) with a limited number of serial ports and not many options, it can be frustrating. The Gearmo 1 Port Serial Hub with Power RX and TX LED is a great solution. This RS232 1-port hub utilizes a high performance FTDI Chip that easily adds 1 standard serial port to your desktop, laptop or other mobile device and fully supports Windows 11.


The converter’s serial output is automatically configured as an additional COM port. The USB 2.0 to Serial single RS232 port converter cable is compatible with most GPS and PDA devices such as Garmin, Magellan, or Palm and peripherals in your office such as modems, printers, scanners, and digital cameras.

This serial converter cable has built-in protection against static electricity and surges up to 25KV giving you reliable data transfers and protects the converter and your equipment from damage due to over voltages.


Package Contents:

  • GM-FTDI1X-M Adapter
  • 6ft USB-A to USB-B M-M Cable
  • DIN Rail Clips
  • Surface Mounting Flanges
  • Screws


USB Plug and Play allows easy installation and requires no IRQ, DMA, or I/O port resources which means more devices can be attached to your system without the hassles of device and resource conflicts. The 1 Port USB 2.0 to Serial RS-232 converter is suitable for general office, commercial and industrial use.

With a FTDI and SIPEX CHIP Powered by USB, the device does not require a power outlet. Once connected, the adapter retains its assigned serial COM port values, allowing the same values to automatically be re-assigned to the ports provided by the adapter in the event that it is disconnected, then re-connected to the host computer.


Additional Features

  • Easy Plug and Play installation
  • USB interface: standard Type A female
  • Automatic handshake support
  • Baud rates up to 921.6Kbps
  • No power supply needed
  • 16 Byte hardware data buffer (up/down stream)
  • Cable Length: 6 feet
  • Windows 11 supported
  • 25KV ESD surge protection iCoupler isolation
  • Power input surge protection 600W
  • Operating temperature 0 – 50°C (32 – 122°F)
  • Item dimensions: 2.56 × 1.97 × 0.98 in.

Supported OS :

  • Windows 7, 8, 10, and 11
  • Linux
  • Mac OS 10.X

Additional information

Weight 0.324 lbs
Dimensions 8.326 × 7.386 × 2.452 in



USB 2.0

Supported OS

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Item Dimensions

2.56 × 1.97 × 0.98 in.

Baud Rate


Cable Length

Chip Set

Downstream Ports

1x DB9 RS-232

LED Indicators




Upstream Ports

1x USB Type-B

RS Signals


ESD Protection


Serial Standard(s)


USB Specification

USB 2.0

Operating Temperature

0 – 50°C (32 – 122°F)