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StarTech USB2IR3 USB to Infrared IrDA Adapter (Silver)


Availability Details


This item has been discontinued by the manufacturer and is no longer available.

The silver USB2IR3 USB to Infrared IrDA Adapter from StarTech turns a USB port into an IrDA compliant infrared port for communication with a wide variety of IrDA compliant devices, such as PDAs, cell phones, test equipment, and medical instruments.

A compact and low-powered design that works over a range of up to 3.2’ (1m) line of sight, and supports FIR (4 Mb/s), MIR (1.15 Mb/s), SIR (115.6 kb/s), and ASKIR (56 kb/s) modes for compatibility with a wide range of infrared devices.

  • Support for FIR, MIR, SIR, and ASKIR modes ensures broad compatibility with IrDA devices, in a compact and portable form factor
  • Line of sight communication range of up to 3.2’ (1m), suitable for the most commonly used infrared devices
  • The infrared adapter is powered through the USB connection, which enables you to use the adapter without an external power source/adapter
  • Compliant with IrDA v1.1 with support for FIR, MIR, SIR, and ASKIR modes
  • IR communication range up to 3.2’ (1m)
  • Powered directly from the USB port
  • Infrared link/activity LED indicator
  • Plastic enclosure type
  • Create a wireless infrared connection between an IrDA-enabled portable device and a USB-enabled computer, for a simple way to transfer photos/files
  • Retrieve data from older IrDA-capable devices such as handheld PCs/PDAs, cell phones, digital cameras, etc.
  • Downloading data from IrDA-enabled medical equipment or industrial test equipment
Certifications, Reports, & Compatibility
CE and FCC compliant
Interface USB 1.1
Standard Industry: IrDA v1.1
Chipset ID Sigmatel STir4200
Connector Type 1: IrDA (infrared; SIR/FIR)
1: USB A (4-pin) male
Distance Maximum Wireless: 3.2' (1.0 m)
Type and Rate USB 1.1 to 12 Mbit/s
Maximum Data Transfer Rate FIR: 4 Mb/s
MIR: 1.15 Mb/s
SIR: 115 kb/s
ASKIR: 56 kb/s
OS Compatibility Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 (32/64-bit)
System and Cable Requirements USB enabled computer with USB port (sold separately)
Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 (32/64-bit)
LED Indicators 1: Link / activity
Power Adapter Included: USB-powered
Operating Temperature 32 to 158°F (0 to 70°C)
Storage Temperature -3 to 176°F (-25 to 80°C)
Humidity 75% RH
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions (L x W x H) 2.0 x 0.7 x 0.4" (50.0 x 18.0 x 10.0 mm)
Weight 0.2 oz (6.3 g)
StarTech USB2IR3 USB to Infrared IrDA Adapter (Silver)
  • Driver CD
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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