Cable Connection Examples

Our products connect to your computer or other device in a variety of ways, including USB, serial and RS-232. The example images below give an idea of what those connections look like.
9 pin to 9 pin Serial Connection / RS-232    9 pin to 25 pin Serial Connection / RS-232


The male end (on the left) plugs into your device (printer, scanner, card reader, etc.). The female end (on the right) plugs into your computer.

  


The male end (on the left) plugs into your device (printer, scanner, card reader, etc.). The female end (on the right) plugs into your computer.


Parallel Connection    USB Connection


The female end (on the left) plugs into your device (printer, scanner, card reader, etc.). The male end (on the right) plugs into your computer.

  


The end on the left plugs into your device (printer, scanner, card reader, etc.). The end on the right plugs into your computer.


Keyboard Wedge Connection / PS2    Ethernet Connection


Plug your keyboard into the female end on the far left and connect your device (scanner, card reader, etc.) to the RJ-45 cable on the far right. The male end (on the near left) plugs into your computer.

  


Both ends of the Ethernet cable are alike. Plug one end into your device (such as a printer) and the other end into your computer.