StarTech.com 16 Port USB to Serial RS232 Adapter Hub - Daisy Chain

StarTech.com ICUSB23216FD

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Manufacturer Part#  ICUSB23216FD

Provantage Code:  STRN03R

Condition:  Factory New

  • Product Type: Serial Hub
  • Country of Origin: Taiwan
  • Limited Warranty: 2 Year
  • Host Interface: USB
  • Number of Serial Ports (External): 16
  • TAA Compliant: Yes

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StarTech.com ICUSB23216FD Specifications

    16 Port USB to Serial RS232 Adapter Hub - Daisy Chain

At a Glance

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    • Gain 16 RS232 serial port interfaces through a single USB port
    • Connect multiple hubs together through daisy chain functionality
    • 921.6Kbps baud per port
    • 256-byte transmit, 128-byte receive FIFO
    • Rack-mountable design
    • COM port retention
    • Extended operating temperature range: -40?C to 85?C (-40?F to 185?F)
    • Durable all-metal chassis
    • Low USB bandwidth consumption
    • USB 2.0 compatible


    Here's an easy and cost-efficient way to add RS232 serial capability to your industrial setting. This 16-port USB-to-serial adapter hub features a sturdy, rack-mountable chassis, and supports daisy chaining, so you can connect multiple hubs together to increase your serial device port count.

    A scalable solution for changing needs

    This rack-mountable USB serial hub (FTDI) lets you add 16serial ports (RS232), with full control from your desktop or laptop computer system using a single USB port. The daisy-chain function gives you a cost-effective and scalable way to increase your serial port count and expand as your needs grow, without investing in a higher cost serial hub.

    Providing full control of your serial components from a single device, the USB serial hub is ideal for a multitude of applications including: industrial automation, self-serve automated kiosks, and monitoring of cameras and security systems.

    Built-in convenience

    The hub features COM port retention, which retains the assigned serial COM port values. This ensures that the same values are automatically re-assigned to the port provided by the adapter, in the event it is disconnected and re-connected to the host computer.

    The hub features a reliable FTDI USB-to-serial chipset, which provideseasy installation into a broad range of operating systems.

    Meets the demands of industrial environments

    With its all-metal chassis, this rugged, rack-mountable hub fits into standard 19-inch server storage racks to provide an efficient industrial serial solution. It supports an extended operating temperature range of -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F), ensuring reliable performance even in the harshest environments. The USB-serial hub includes both an AC adapter and terminal block power, providing versatile power options.

    The ICUSB23216FD is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

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    OS Compatibility:

    • Windows® CE (4.2, 5.0, 6.0), XP Embedded, 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    • Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
    • Mac OS® 10.6 to 10.14
    • Linux 2.4.x to 4.9.x LTS Versions only

Package Contents

    • 16-Port USB-to-Serial Adapter Hub
    • 1 x USB Cable
    • 2 x Rack Mounting Brackets
    • 8 x Rack Mounting Screws
    • 2 x DIN Rail Mounting Brackets
    • 4 x DIN Rail Mounting Screws
    • 4 x Washers
    • 4 x Nuts
    • 1 x Universal Power Adapter (NA/EU/UK/AU)
    • 1 x Driver CD
    • 1 x Quick Start Guide


Product Name16 Port USB to Serial RS232 Adapter Hub - Daisy Chain
Manufacturer Part NumberICUSB23216FD
Product TypeSerial Hub
Number of Serial Ports (External)16
TAA CompliantYes
Form FactorExternal
Host InterfaceUSB
Environmentally FriendlyYes
Country of OriginTaiwan
Packaged Quantity1
Platform SupportedPC



Limited Warranty2 Year
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