Cisco console on your Android or Windows phone/tablet!

With this amazing cable you can now connect your smart phone or tablet directly to the serial console port of your Cisco device. One end has an RJ45 8 pin modular jack plug which connects to the serial/RS232 console port on your router. The other end has a micro USB B OTG connector to connect to your phone or tablet. The cable has an in-line FTDI USB to serial converter. Once connected, simply use your favourite terminal app to log in and configure your device.

  • No more lugging a laptop around just to configure routers and switches!
  • Combines a USB OTG to serial/RS232 converter and a console 'rollover' cable for Cisco routers
  • Configure your router with just one cable, direct from your smart phone or tablet
  • Length approx 1.3m/4ft
  • Maximum RS232 speed 500kbaud.

Only for use with Cisco equipment with a serial/RS232 RJ45 console port, not those already equipped with USB.

This cable uses the highly regarded FTDI FT232RL chip which is guaranteed to work with all these operating systems:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows XP
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 98
  • Linux
  • Mac OS X
  • Mac OS 9
  • Mac OS 8
  • Windows CE.NET (Version 4.2 and greater)
  • Android

32 and 64 bit operating systems are both supported.
Latest drivers available from FTDI here. Driver installation guides are here.

For Android devices - simply use FTDI's free terminal app to log in and configure your device. Please make sure your device will run the software before purchasing the cable. For more information please visit the FTDI chip manufacturer's website

Third party links are provided as a courtesy only. For support please contact the software supplier directly.

Please note: This cable is sold specifically for use with Cisco routers. The pin-out may not match other devices as there is no standard for pin connections or levels for RS-232 on RJ45 8 pin modular connectors.

FTDI Micro USB B OTG to RJ45 serial/RS232 console cable for Cisco routers

  • Product Code: USBOTGCisco/F
  • Availability: Out Of Stock
  • £16.99

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