This USB Serial Adapter provides instant connectivity between Applied Motion Products software and hardware that requires an RS-232 connection. It is designed to make serial port expansion quick and simple. When connected to a USB port on your computer or USB hub, this USB Serial Adapter instantly adds a serial communication port to your system with easy plug-and-play and hot-plug features. It is automatically detected and installed when plugged into a USB port. The RS-232 serial port functions as a native Windows COM port and it is compatible with Windows serial communication applications.