Micro USB FTDI Buddy

Micro USB FTDI Buddy
Micro USB FTDI Buddy
Micro USB FTDI Buddy

Micro USB FTDI Buddy

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The Micro USB FTDI Buddy is a USB to serial UART that uses FTDI's new FT230X chips. It's small and affordable!

$12.99

The Micro USB FTDI Buddy is a USB to serial UART that uses FTDI's new FT230X chips. The FT230X is a small pin count package, making the Micro USB FTDI Buddy both extremely small and affordable!

Use the Micro USB FTDI Buddy anywhere you can use a FTDI cable. For example, you can upload Arduino sketches to Arduino compatible boards that do not have on board USB, such as the Sippino 328, Prototino, and many others! Or use the Micro USB FTDI Buddy with the free Serial to MIDI software and the Drum Kit Kit AI to create a low cost MIDI drum controller.

The Micro USB FTDI Buddy data pins breakout into the standard FTDI cable style pinout. For maximum flexibility the included pin headers (90 degree male and female) do not come soldered on. This way you can choose which works better for you or even hardwire the Micro USB FTDI Buddy to your project.

 

Key Features

  • Very small size (19x16mm)
  • Micro USB jack
  • Standard FTDI cable style pinout
  • Breadboard friendly 0.1" breakout
  • UART interface support for 7 or 8 data bits, 1 or 2 stop bits and odd / even / mark / space / no parity
  • Data transfer rates from 300 baud to 3 Mbaud.
  • RX and TX status LEDs
  • 5 volt USB pass through
  • Jumper pad selectable 3.3 volt output
  • 3.3 volt logic
  • Data-in is 5 volt tolerant
  • Includes both 6 pin 90 degree male and female headers

 

What You'll Need

  • Micro USB cable
  • Note: This item requires soldering

Product Documentation / User Guide

Instructions

FT230X Spec sheet


Meet the Maker

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Note: This item does not qualify for discounts and only ships to US addresses.