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FTDI FriendMCM Part #: 83-14783  |  Adafruit Industries Part #: 284

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Long gone are the days of parallel ports and serial ports. Now the USB port reigns supreme! But USB is hard, and you just want to transfer your every-day serial data from a microcontroller to computer. What now? Enter the FTDI Friend!

Product Description

The FTDI Friend is a tweaked out FTDI FT232RL chip adapter. Sure, like the well-known FTDI cable, it can provide power to your project and there are 4 signal lines for sending data back and forth. But the Friend can do much more! For example, you can change the signal and power lines to be either 3.3V or 5V. Arduino-derivatives and XBees use the RTS line for programming but what if you need that DTR line? Its there for you.

Includes extra-long headers that you can use to plug it into a breadboard and 2 red & green LEDs already on the board that pulse when serial is sent or received.

Dimensions

  • Length: 38.07mm/1.5in
  • Width: 17.89mm/0.7in
  • Height: 7.7mm/0.31in
  • Weight: 3.4g/0.12oz

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.0025 lbs.
Hazardous:No
RoHS Comp:Yes
Warranty:180 days
Need to Return?
Length:3 in.
Width:3 in.
Height:0.025 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages
Catalog/Page:

MCM Cat 57, Page 693

Mfr. Info

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Mfr. Name:Adafruit Industries
Mfr. Part Number:284