Cable Matters USB to RJ45 Console Cable (Compatible with Cisco Console Cable, Rollover Cable) with FTDI 6 Feet

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  • USB CONSOLE CABLE adapter connects from the USB port of a computer to the RJ45 console port of a networking switch or router; RJ45 to USB console cable connects new computers and laptops without a serial port
  • SNAGLESS MALE TO MALE Cisco console cable provides a convenient solution for configuring equipment with a console port; A snagless RJ45 connector protects the tab from being torn off and stuck in the console port
  • SIMPLE INSTALLATION of this USB to console cable with the FTDI drivers and instructions available for download from Cable Matters; Windows 10 and the latest macOS usually include FTDI drivers as part of the OS when using this FTDI USB cable
  • WINDOWS & MAC & LINUX COMPATIBLE to connect equipment with a standard Cisco USB to RJ45 pin-out; USB to console cable reverses all 8 pins in the cable to communicate from a computer USB port to a console port
  • USB ROLLOVER CABLE directly connects to a router, switch, server or wireless access point for configuration from the console port; Directly connect this switch console cable instead of carrying a cable plus an adapter; Program equipment without a network or internet connection

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 0.26 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds
  • ASIN: B078PVJ5ZQ
  • Item model number: 202065-6
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Product Description

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Console Configuration Cable
The Cable Matters USB to RJ45 Console Cable connects from a computer USB port to the RJ45 console port of a networking switch or router. This rollover cable connects a computer with Windows, Linux or macOS to a Cisco-standard serial console port for configuration and management. The integrated FTDI chipset handles the USB signaling and protocol functions including an RS-232 level shifter. FTDI drivers are available for download.

OS Compatibility
- Administrator permission is required
- macOS 10.9 and above
- Windows 7.1 and above (Win 10 requires a CLI terminal utility such as PuTTy for configuration)
- Linux Ubuntu 11.10 and up

Important Note
- This is NOT a crossover cable that reverses TX and RX
- This will not operate over an Ethernet port

- Host Connector: USB 2.0 Male
- Console Port Connector: RJ45 Male
- Chipset: FTDI USB to serial UART

Package Contents
- USB-A to RJ45 FTDI Console Cable
- Quick Start Guide

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