FTDI FT232RQ USB to Serial Chip

  • 604-00047 FTDI FT232RQ USB to Serial Chip
In Stock: 631
Product ID 604-00047


Parallax is no longer shipping FTDI products to international addresses. Please contact your local FTDI distributor to purchase chips.The FT232RQ is a 32-pin QFN with an RoHS-compliant lead-free package (the FT232RQ is not available in a standard leaded package); it has an internal EEPROM, clock and passive components.

Key Features:

  • Single chip USB to asynchronous serial data transfer interface
  • Entire USB protocol handled on the chip - No USB-specific firmware programming required
  • UART interface support for 7 or 8 data bits, 1 or 2 stop bits and odd / even / mark / space / no parity
  • Fully assisted hardware or X-On / X-Off software handshaking
  • Data transfer rates from 300 baud to 3 Megabaud (RS422 / RS485 and at TTL levels) and 300 baud to 1 Megabaud (RS232)


  • 56 byte receive buffer and 128 byte transmit buffer utilizing buffer smoothing technology to allow for high data throughput.
  • In-built support for event characters and line break condition.
  • USB FTDIChip-ID™ feature.
  • Configurable CBUS I/O pins.
  • Auto transmit buffer control for RS485 applications.
  • Transmit and receive LED drive signals.
  • 48MHz, 24MHz,12MHz, and 6MHz clock output signal Options for driving external MCU or FPGA.
  • FIFO receive and transmit buffers for high data throughput.
  • Adjustable receive buffer timeout.
  • Synchronous and asynchronous bit bang mode interface options with RD# and WR# strobes.
  • CBUS bit bang mode option
  • Package Type: QFN-32

Key  Specifications:

  • Power Requirements: -0.5 to +6 VDC
  • Communication: UART Interface
  • Dimensions: .195 x .195 x .036 in (4.96 x 4.96 x .92 mm)
  • Operating Temperature: -40 to +185 °F (-40 to +85 °C)