Manufacturer: Digi International
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 184.108.40.206
Operating System: Windows 98, 95, CE, 98 SE, Linux, 2000, and XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / N/A
The edgeport/21 is a device modem for the edgeport/21 2 RS-232 USB to Serial converter, which offers a plug and play connectivity solution for the sake of expanding the COM port. The device offers an external means of connecting USB to serial devices without using PCI cards. The device connects to PCs or servers through USB thus eliminating the need for the user to open the chassis of their machines. In addition, using the edgeport/21 device eliminates the need of reconfiguring the machine or rebooting it. By simply plugging the edgeport/21 to the serial device and the PC, one is able to use printers, bar-code scanners and other serial devices on the three serial ports added by the device. The Edgeport/21 device is categorized as an adapter due to its ability to offer some extra three ports for device connectivity.
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The Edgeport/21 is stackable, intelligent module designed for expanding the connectivity options for a user who needs reliable connections on critical devices on a home or office environment. The device connects to the server, thin client or a PC through the universal serial bus port, thus providing COM port expansion for other peripheral devices. The device has a wide-ranging operating system support, which includes Windows 98, WIN 95, WIN CE, WIN 98 SE, Linux, WIN 2000, and WIN XP. The data transfer rates for this device is 230 Kbps on each of the ports. It can be used on either PC or Solaris platforms. The physical characteristics of the edgeport/21 device include 1 x 7.2 x 4.4 (HWD) inches and 0.32 kilograms. The device can be used to provide reliable connectivity for applications such as mobile computing, kiosk connectivity and point-of-sale. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Edgeport/21 errors before installing any driver updates.