Product Specification Sheet APS966

Rev. 12/2015

CA-USBSERV10 Serial to USB Adapter Cable - 3 foot (AlphaEntry™ series)

Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The advanced Serial to USB Adapter(s) shall be Alpha Communications® AlphaEntryCA-USBSERV10 or equivalent.

The CA-USBSERV10 shall be used in conjunction with the AlphaEntry™, QwikBUS™ or other PC or components when a 9-pin 'Din' serial connector needs to be used with a USB connector on the PC.

The CA-USBSERV10 shall be USB1.1,2.0,3.0, EIA/TIA RS-232 compliant, and shall come with a convenient 3 foot cable. The CA-USBSERV10 shall be bus powered and shall be true bidirectional, plug and play type.

Contractor shall observe all local and national electrical and building codes.

CA-USBSERV10 Serial to USB Adapter

The Alpha Communications® CA-USBSERV10 AlphaEntry™ Serial to USB Adapters are designed to be used with a variety of AlphaEntry™, QwikBUS™ and other hardware components that have a 9-pin 'Din' serial connector and need to connect to a PC's USB connector, when a serial connector is not available.

The CA-USBSERV10 device provides a simple and easy way to connect Universal Serial Bus (USB) into Serial port interfaces. With the advantage of a USB port, users have the capability to utilize the peripheral with serial port interface in an easy to use environment such as plug and play & hot swap function(s). This adapter is designed with a data transfer rate of up to 3Mbps.

  • Used to connect a serial device to a USB port
  • USB1.1,2.0,3.0, EIA/TIA RS-232
  • True Bi-Directional, parallel communication, Plug & Play
  • USB Full-Speed (up to 3Mbps)
  • The 3 foot cable is removable so a different length can be used
  • The cable is type A for the computer and type B for this converter
  • Bus Powered
  • Works with Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 PC's


Baud Rate:

300-921,600bps (up to 3Mbps by using alising)

Current Draw: Static: less than 80mA. Dynamic average: less than 150mA
Working Temperature: -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)


Alpha Communications
42 Central Drive • Farmingdale • NY • 11735-1202 • Phone: (631) 777-5500 • Fax: (631) 777-5599
TOLL-FREE: (800) 666-4800 • Web: • Email:
Copyright© 1998-2020 Alpha Communications® - All Rights Reserved.
Due to continuous product improvement, all colors, sizes, materials, finishes and specifications are subject to change without notice.