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Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter

Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter

Item: 837560    Model: 18762

Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter
4.0stars
( 119 reviews)
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  • Plug-and-play solution for devices with serial plugs
  • Compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Up-to-date driver support available
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Plug-and-play solution for devices with serial plugsCompatible with Windows and Mac operating systemsUp-to-date driver support availableAdapterPlug-and-play solution for devices with serial plugsCompatible with Windows and Mac operating systemsUp-to-date driver support availableStaples USB-to-Serial Adapter17.82USDhttp://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362123_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362123_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362126_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362123http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362126_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362124_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362124_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362124http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362126http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362125_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362125_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0362125/Staples-USB-to-Serial-Adapter/product_837560
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by PowerReviews
Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter
 
4.0

(based on 119 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (62)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (14)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (33)
  • Highly compatible (29)
  • Durable construction (20)
  • Strong connection points (14)
  • Easy to set up (11)

Cons

  • Limited compatibility (4)
  • Difficult to set up (3)
  • Poor color variety (3)

Best Uses

  • Computer equipment (28)
  • Everyday use (9)
  • Networking (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (54), Budget shopper (17), Midrange shopper (8)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (61), Personal (28)
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC (41)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Drivers work on 64-bit Windows 7!

This review is for all the users who have this converter, but could not get it to work with 64-bit Windows 7.

I just bought a new Win 7 64-bit...Read complete review

This review is for all the users who have this converter, but could not get it to work with 64-bit Windows 7.

I just bought a new Win 7 64-bit computer and tried to install the Belkin F5u409 I had bought at Staples two years ago. Unfortunately, the drivers supplied by Belkin did not work with the 64-bit version. So, I came to the Staples website and saw all the 1-star ratings. Ah, others had the same problem too. A week or so later, I checked back and there was a new link under the picture to get the most up to date driver for 64-bit Windows. Downloaded, installed, it works!

Congratulations, Staples, for getting this done. There were a LOT of upset owners with new USB to Serial converters who were stuck in 64bit land with no use for the hardware.

So, I hope all the writers of the 1-star ratings (now missing from the web reviews) will come back and visit and download the new drivers.

VS

Most Helpful Negative Review

 

OK for dial-up modem, no good for faxing

Bought 2 USB Serial adapters to attach legacy external 56K modems to new 64bit PCs running Windows 7 Pro.The adapter was easy to set-up and the dial-up connection worked right away. Never was able...Read complete review

Bought 2 USB Serial adapters to attach legacy external 56K modems to new 64bit PCs running Windows 7 Pro.The adapter was easy to set-up and the dial-up connection worked right away. Never was able though to get better than a 28K connection.Faxing was another story. After a week of futzing around with various Windows 7 fax software including Essential Fax and Snappy Fax, finally got the Microsoft program Windows Fax and Scan (WFS, bundled with Win 7 Pro) to send a fax "successfully". I put the word in quotes because even though WFS reported that the fax was sent successfully, the remote fax was never received. Tried many many times, to three different remote faxes (one standalone fax machine, one fax server, serveral other setups). Finally tried faxing to an identically configured Win 7 PC with the very same external 56K modem model connected with the same type of Staples USB Serial adapter and also using WFS. No joy!Bottom line: the fax attempt would often drop with "fatal errors" or with a message that the remote fax had failed to answer (even though I could hear the remote fax answering and sending tones). When the fax was "successful" it was either not received at all on the other end or received only in part i.e. missing lines or containing lines that were squeezed or truncated i.e. the top or bottom of each letter missing.Ended up keeping one USB Serial adapter for one PC to use for occasional dial-up and returning the other. Will eventually buy a USB faxmodem.BTW, I think the Staples 14 day return policy on tech stuff is way too draconian - not enough time to debug problems unless you have the luxury of working on nothing else for 2 weeks. Returns at Staples are easy though - as long as done within the pitifully paltry 14 days allowed.

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5.0

USB to RS-232 Adaptor

By USB to RS-232 Adaptor

from Louisville KY

Verified Buyer

Comments about Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter:

Works fine. No problems. Exactly what I needed & wanted.

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4.0

loved it

By bill

from albany ny

Comments about Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter:

the product says it is supports "plug n play", but my computers were not responding to them, and it did not find them in window's update. i chatted online with a representative, and found out that the 64 bit driver was here
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http://product-support-staples.com/Inst_837560.aspx

- I have yet to get any input to get the 86 bit version but she offered me a contact number to reach a more knowledgeable associate in the technology department . I am very happy with the outcome of this situation

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4.0

GOOD PRODUCT

By LARRY TOMLIN

from ALBANY OREGON

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter:

price seems very high, but you did have it in stock..

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5.0

USB to Serial

By JVS Technologies

from Meadville, Pa

Verified Buyer

Comments about Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter:

Simple to install, works well and cheap.

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5.0

Works great with legacy software

By Chris E.

from Tulsa, OK

Verified Buyer
This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Staples USB-to-Serial Adapter:

Works great with newer laptops when using old, legacy type software.

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