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GDS® Hardwire Charger with mUSB Plug and Serial Adapter


UPC: 793442006975



Leveraging the USB 2.0 OTG mode, the RAM-GDS-CHARGE-RS232U adapter combines two functions that are critical to enabling ELD and telematics solutions with commercially available tablet form factors. The ability to charge a host device ¬– that supports the OTG embedded (FTDI and Prolific) drivers while communicating to RS232 devices – also allows a tablet or phone to become enabled for applications that require charging and peripherals at the same time. This adapter allows the tablet to be in both host mode and accept a charge of up to 1.67A (at ~5V), eliminating the need for a separate charger. The internal charger supports USB 2.0 BC1.2 mode as a DCP mode charger to the host device. The adapter supports attached RS232 (serial) devices to communicate information such as engine data, streaming location data, driver ID information, and much more. This charger has a Molex connector on it and includes a Molex to serial cable.

GDS® Specifications:
  • Input Range: 8V - 40V DC
  • Output Voltage: 5VDC
  • Output Current: 2.5A max
  • Output Connector Types: Male Micro-USB
  • Input Cable Length: 1.2 Meters
  • Output Cable Length: 1 Meter
  • Includes Molex Micro-Fit 3.0 3x2 6 Position Male connector on housing
  • .5 meter Molex Micro-Fit 3.0 Female to RS232 DB9pin serial cable- VCC,GND, RTS, CTS, TXD, RXD Signals
  • Operating Temperature Range: -30°C to +70°C
  • Storage Temperature Range: -40°C to +85°C
  • Overvoltage Protection (OVP)
  • Integrated Short Circuit Protection (SCP)
  • FCC, Industry Canada, CE, RCM, WEEE, and ROHS Compliant
  • USB 2.0 BC 1.2 DCP Support
  • FTDI WHQL or Android Driver Compatible
  • Max Speed 115200bps
  • FTDI USB to RS232 FT232RL Converter
  • ZT213LEEA Serial Driver

Warranty Status:  3 year warranty

  Compatible Devices

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8.0", 9.7", 10.1")
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab E 8.0 SM-T377
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 (8.0", 9.7")
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (8.0", 10.1")
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S (8.4", 10.5")

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