Multicom USB RS232/485/422 Converter


Multicom USB RS232/485/422 Converter

1-click Conversion from RS232 to RS485/422

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What it does

Converts USB to RS232/485/422, or RS232 to RS485/422.

It can be powered via USB port or external power adaptor, and can be hand-held or wall/DIN rail mounted. It features application auto-detection, allowing you to simply wire up your Multicom to suit your needs, and let the unit configure itself!

At a glance:

  • Multifunctional unit, converts: USB ↔ RS232/485/422 or RS232 ↔ RS485/422.
  • Powered via USB port or external power adaptor.
  • Compact unit, easily hand-held or wall/DIN rail mounted.
  • Application auto-detection! Simply wire up your Multicom to suit your needs, and let the unit configure itself!



Supply voltage: 5V DC. Powered via USB port or external power adaptor (sold separately)

General Specifications

Converts: USB ↔ RS232/485/422 or RS232 ↔ RS485/422

Current: 130mA max

Data transmission: Isolated data transmission

Comm Port(s)

Baud rates: Supports multiple baud rates USB ↔ RS232/485/422: 300–230.4K baud RS232 ↔ RS485/422 300–115.2K baud

RS485/422 isolation: Galvanic and RF coupling eliminates long term optocoupler drift. 2500V RMS 1 minute.

Terminals: USB 2.0 (B type, 5V DC) RS232 (DB9 male) RS232 RJ11 RS485/422 (5-pin screw terminal)

Kit Contents

USB cable: USB type A to type B cable

Multicom converter:


Multicom Configurator & Driver: With 1-click conversion from RS232 to RS485/422 Download it here


Ingress protection rating: IP20

Dimensions (H x W x D): 1.0 x 2.8 x 4.3″ (25 x 70 x 108mm)

Mounting: The Multicom can be used without mounting, however optional mounting brackets are available for applications that require the unit to be fixed in place (see ordering options)

Environmental Conditions

Operating temperature: 14 to 158°F (–10 to 70°C)


Multicom Manual 15V04, 06-Oct-2015 | (481 KB)


Multicom Driver & ConfiguratorMulticom Driver & Configurator

Configuration of Multicom Universal USB Converter

The easy to use Multicom Configurator is a super-simple program with built-in driver, designed to configure your Multicom unit for converting from RS232 to RS485/422.

Multicom Driver & Configurator

Order Codes


MC-PWR-ADP Power adaptor, 250V/5V 1A
MC-WM Wall mounting bracket
MC-DR DIN rail mounting bracket

All prices are in US Dollars. For pricing in other currencies, please contact us.