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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Works only on older systems

    posted by Zwarts on 04/07/2014 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    If it works, it is easy to use, once configured.
    Cons:
    No are supplied drivers for Windows 8 and later. The drivers for Windows 8 and later do not support the older chip set.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Works with Mastervolt Sunmaster series

    posted by DikkeHenkie on 10/19/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Works with Mastervolt Sunmaster XS2000 solar power inverter. I assume it works for all inverters of the XS-series. Other appliances not tested. Build quality is good.
    Cons:
    Not very clear if this is uni- or bidirectional. It works with my two-wired solar inverter. The screwing makes not the nicest l...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    On the whole works, but there are nuances.

    posted by x86dx on 07/19/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Easy to install as a laptop or desktop computer. Defined as USB2Serial PL2303 chip. Windows XP & Linux compatibility. Good workmanship and easily attachable shell connector to the RS485 line.
    Cons:
    Unable to establish connection at low speeds, such as 9600 bits / sec. This is obtained due to the fact that the determination ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Perfect converter! with this price!

    posted by matrodix on 06/24/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    You can use it for both half and full duplex. That means 2 wire and 4 wire connections. Easy to install! very cheap!. If you are interested in Rs485,Rs422. do not hesitate to buy.
    Cons:
    You wont have a good detailed manuel but already you won't need. You can find informations from web.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very nice converter working perfect

    posted by haeld on 04/22/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    This is an easy to use converter
    Cons:
    I have used the device on XP computers both in privileged and protected mode. Installation has to be done under a privileged ac...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Wonderfull product

    posted by remcohn on 09/28/2007 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Eliminates a seperate USB-RS232 -> RS232-RS485 converter. both together in a nice and small package
    Cons:
    none realy
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