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USB Twin Serial Adapter for Macs Keyspan by Tripp Lite

Part Number:  USA-28XG

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There is good reason why we sell more Mac USB serial adapters than any other company. We've been making PCI serial cards and USB serial adapters for Mac OS for more than 10 years!

Our USB Twin Serial Adapter is recommended by dozens of serial device manufacturers and has been certified by Apple for use with Final Cut Pro.


  • Provides two RS-422 ports for connection to serial devices
  • Supports data rates up to 1 Mbps
  • Draws power from the USB connection -- a power adapter in not required
  • Has been qualified by Apple, Avid and others for connection to video decks
  • Supports use of multiple adapters on one Mac

System Requirements

  • An available USB port
  • Compatible with Mac OS 9.2 and later, Mac OS X 10.2.8 through 10.5.x (both 32- and 64-bit), and Mac OS X 10.6 (32-bit and 64-bit)

For use with RS-232 and RS-422 serial devices including modems, graphics tablets, video decks, serial PDAs, serial printers, GPS devices, and medical/scientific instrumentation. Does not support AppleTalk/Local Talk. Some serial devices, including many serial printers, do not have drivers for Mac OS X and therefore will not operate under Mac OS X. Check with the serial device manufacturer to confirm that Mac OS X is supported. (For Epson Stylus Printers, use our USB Parallel Printer Adapter if running Mac OS X.)

Package Includes

  • USA-28XG USB Twin Serial Adapter for Mac
  • CD with driver software and user guide
RoHS compliant


UPC Code672603040068
Product OverviewKeyspan-by-Tripp Lite USB Twin Serial Adapter
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)9.30 x 5.80 x 2.80
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.33
Side A - Connector 1USB A (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1MINI DIN-8 (FEMALE)
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)2-year limited warranty

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