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Find out about the FTDI FT231X chip in the PDCA-M9-6 cable
PRESS RELEASE - November 19, 2014 - For Immediate Release

Anyone who is looking for a serial cable solution for their Android smart phone or tablet will want to know about the USB to serial adapter integrated circuit (IC) which is in the USB to RS232 adapter cable. This is because the features of the USB adapter IC really determine the quality of the cable. For the PDCA-M9-6 cable from ECYPH LLC, the savvy Android user will appreciate the capabilities of the FT231X IC from FTDI. Here are the key hardware features:
*Single chip USB to asynchronous serial data transfer interface.
*Entire USB protocol handled on the chip. No USB specific firmware programming required.
*Fully integrated 2048 byte EEPROM for storing device descriptors and CBUS I/O configuration.
*8512 byte receive buffer and 512 byte transmit buffer utilizing buffer smoothing technology to allow for high data throughput.
*FTDI's royalty-free Virtual Com Port (VCP) and Direct (D2XX) drivers eliminate the requirement for USB driver development in most cases.
*UART interface support for 7 or 8 data bits, 1 or 2 stop bits and odd / even / mark / space / no parity
*Device supplied pre-programmed with unique USB serial number.
*Integrated power-on-reset circuit.
*Internal 3.3V/1.8V LDO regulators
*Low operating current of 8mA (typical) and USB suspend current of 125uA (typical) current.
*Low USB bandwidth consumption.
*UHCI/OHCI/EHCI host controller compatible.
*USB 2.0 Full Speed compatible.
*Extended operating temperature range: -40degC to 85degC

We encourage everyone to check your stats on the USB to serial IC that you have been using. In most cases, you will not be able to beat this performance. The low current consumption is especially beneficial to maximize battery life.

Contact ECYPH LLC at sales@pcables.com or check out the website, www.pcables.com to find out about the PDCA-M9-6 cable.

Click the Android Data Cables Catalog link on the left to obtain this excellent Android RS232 serial cable solution.

What you need to know about RS232 Serial Cables for Android
PRESS RELEASE - September 13, 2014 - For Immediate Release

Anyone who is looking for a serial cable solution for their Android smart phone or tablet will be wondering about the different options on the market. You may have even found a model, heavily advertised by the mainstream retail outlets, which is marketed as a micro USB to RS232 serial adapter cable for Android. However, it won't be until your money is spent and it turns up on your premises that you realize some problems. This heavily promoted cable does not have a power source and actually depends on the availability of an AC adapter! This requires a second wire to be added, and you end up carrying six feet of wire in your pocket. This is not a very mobile solution.

The Android RS232 serial cable PDCA-M9-6 from pcables.com long ago overcame all of these problems. What you will get when you order from pcables.com is exactly what you wanted, and nothing extraneous. Instead of six feet of wire, what you get is six inches - perfect if you need to carry it around. And now for the most ingenious part. The PDCA-M9-6 is powered directly from the Android! When you plug the cable in, the Android is smart enough to power the cable through the micro USB connector.

The PDCA-M9-6 cables works with Google Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and in fact any Android which supports OTG host. This cable works properly with the Android in order to implement a true RS232 serial port on a 9 pin male Dsub connector with the same pinout as a PC serial port. This is the most common serial port pinout configuration, and most applications are able to use this exact connector. On the other hand, ECYPH LLC offers customization at any volume level so if you have a special application which has different connectorization, you need not worry. We are able to modify this cable to meet the specifics of your application.

Contact ECYPH LLC at sales@pcables.com or check out the website, www.pcables.com to find out about the PDCA-M9-6 cable.

Click the Android Data Cables Catalog link on the left to obtain this excellent Android RS232 serial cable solution.

The Samsung Note 3 has an available RS232 Serial Port via USB! And we carry cables for it!
PRESS RELEASE - July 2, 2014 - For Immediate Release

ECYPH LLC announces a Serial Cable solution for Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The Samsung Note 3 phone/tablet is actually way more convenient than a laptop and fits in your pocket. There is a lot of equipment out in the field that you used to have to carry your laptop to. You don't need to carry that laptop around anymore! As we witness the migration to smaller and handheld platforms, it is great that is still possible to obtain a full-featured True RS232 Serial Cable Adapter which plugs into the Samsung Note 3 USB port. The most convenient type of USB to Serial Adapter is a six inch adapter cable such as the PDCA-M9-6, which can be found on www.pcables.com by clicking the Android Data Cables Catalog on the left.


Here is an excellent free RS232 Serial Terminal for your Android!
PRESS RELEASE - June 8, 2014 - For Immediate Release

ECYPH LLC announces a complete Software and Hardware Terminal solution for Android. This is significant news for anyone purchasing an Android, since at present no other company offers a compact one piece serial cable solution for Android. With the free FTDI Terminal program software that comes with the cable, you can fully utilize the cable to connect with RS232 Seral Port equipment. FTDI is a specific type of USB adapter chip which we use in our cables. This free Terminal program works with FTDI chips.

Here are some details about the Terminal program.

FTDI USB to UART COM Port Utility
This utility is for use with FTDI USB to UART devices. The utility provides a terminal emulation function for use on Android devices. The Android system must use Android OS version 3.2 or later and provide a USB host port.
Features
* The application will open automatically when you plug in supported FTDI device controller like FT232R, FT245R, FT232H, FT2232D, FT2232H, FT4232H and FT230X, FT231X...
* It supports FTDI USB TTL Serial, USB RS232 and USB Hi-Speed cables.
* Suitable for use on any Android platform with Android v3.2 and later versions.
* Provide general terminal UART utility; easily adaptable to a console function.
* Support CTS/RTS, DTR/DSR and XOFF/XON Flow controls.
* Support Baud from 300 to 921600.
* Save file and Send file functions support XModem, YModem and ZModem file transfer protocols.
* USB Plug and Play.
* USB 2.0 Full Speed compatible.

Click here to go to this program on Google Play.
Click here to go to the Manual for this software.






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