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Prop Plug Rev D

  • 32201 - Prop Plug Rev D - front view
  • 32201 - Prop Plug Rev D - back view
  • 32201 - Prop Plug Rev D - alternate view
Product ID: 32201


Please Note: Units shipped starting 4/29/2020 are Rev D.  This revision has a USB A to Micro B port (no longer Mini B), and FTDI FT231X chip. A USB A to micro B cable is required, not included.

The Prop Plug provides a USB-to-serial port connection that is convenient for microcontroller programming and communication. This tiny device is capable of asynchronous communication at up to a 3 M baud with both 3.3-volt and 5.0-volt devices such as the Propeller and BASIC Stamp microcontrollers. The Prop Plug slips onto a 4-pin, 0.1" spaced header, allowing both printed circuit boards and breadboards to provide in-circuit programming capability.

Key Features:

  • USB to serial port conversion   
  • Capable of asynchronous communication up to 3 M baud   
  • Compatible with 3.3 and 5 V microcontrollers   
  • Connects to a 4-pin, 0.1" spaced header  
  • USB A to micro B cable required, not included


  • Voltage requirements: 5 VDC (supplied by USB port)
  • Current requirements: ~15mA (typical)
  • Communication: asynchronous serial @ up to 3Mbps
  • Connection: USB microB; 4-pin female SIP socket with 0.1" spacing
  • Operating temp range: -40 to +185 °F (-40 to +85 °C)

Downloads & Documentation

Product Specific Downloads
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Prop Plug Rev D Schematic - 100.08 KB | updated: 04 May 2020 - 10:48 am
Prop Plug Documentation - 333.72 KB | updated: 04 May 2020 - 10:43 am