FTDI USB Console Cable USB to RJ45 Cable Essential Accesory of Cisco

(28 customer reviews)


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USB to RJ-45 FTDI Console Cable Also Available on AMAZON.COM HERE.

  • Full support for Windows, MAC and Linux, see the detailed list below.
  • (DRIVER NOT INCLUDED) Microsoft (HCL) certified to be compatible with Windows, no CD needed because the drivers are part of the OS distribution.
  • Supports hardware flow control used to implement the CISCO break sequence.
  • FTDI FT232R chip + RS232 Level Shifter.
  • RJ-45 DTE Pinouts RTS(1), DTR(2), TXD (3), GND(4), GND(5), RXD (6), DSR(7), CTS(8)

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Weight .25 lbs

28 reviews for FTDI USB Console Cable USB to RJ45 Cable Essential Accesory of Cisco

  1. Matthew Crook

    Bought this for a direct connection for my Nintendo Switch dock to my router, and the Switch does not recognize the cable. Don’t buy this product if you intend to use it for the same purpose.

  2. Kindle Customer

    Used to connect from USB to the console port on a variety of Cisco devices with no issues.

  3. Will A.

    works as advertised

  4. Amazon Customer

    Fast shipping, auto install drivers, works great.

  5. Brandon

    So happy that I don’t have to use a serial adapter anymore. I did have to manually install drivers in Windows 10 was not automatic like some people said. Although windows 7 drivers were automatic. Other then that cable works great.

  6. B. Siepak

    Arrived on time and easy to install.

  7. Amazon Customer

    I got this Yost cable to set up a practice lab with some old Cisco equipment. I was able to use PuTTy and TeraTerm to console into a Cisco 2821 router and a Cisco 3560 switch. Also, I used it on a Cisco 1841 router without any issues. I would recommend this as a replacement for the old serial cable.

  8. Will

    Great single piece unit with the micro controller in the usb end. I am very happy with this item and the only negative was windows 10 did not pick up the driver right away. Tho a quick download and everything was working fine.

  9. Cyber Ninja Wizard

    I had a bit of trouble figuring out what driver to install. But I eventually figured it out (after troubleshooting with a NOC tech for about 45min! lol) once I got all that taken care of I am satisfied with the cable. It also has a perfect length in my opinion.

  10. kerry e.

    Got the job done. I needed console cable to re-flash an old VPN with pfSensd. Worked like a charm.

  11. Phil the not phil

    Just as intended.

  12. B. G.

    Worked fine for a month and a few days. It now drops/corrupts serial data and is worthless.

    • Ashton

      Sorry for the inconvenience! We offer FREE lifetime replacement warranty. Please Contact us at your convenience and we’ll ship out a replacement cable free of charge. Thanks!

  13. Zetharion

    Has a good quality feel to it with plenty of length.

  14. HuppmanFamily

    Product works great and it’s good quality. Only problem was trying to navigate a rather poorly designed website in order to grab the driver required

  15. Rich R

    Glad I got this

  16. Donald L Kendrick Jr

    The product works perfect. No problems.

  17. jimbo

    Works as required with Cisco ASA

  18. Dan

    Works as expected. Fast delivery.

  19. jose beras

    No me gustó se daño muy rápido

  20. Jeffrey N

    I successfully used this cable to plug in a Ubiquiti EdgeRouter to my Mac Laptop (with the appropriate USB-C dongle of course). Registers as an IO device in /dev/ and I issued the screen command to that device and voila.

  21. Amazon Customer

    I needed this for Windows 7 the instructions said for Win 7 you have to go to a specific address listed in the instruction sheet for the Win 7 drivers, I went to that address and it was nothing but junk ad links no drivers for this specific product just those all encompassing junk driver updaters. I did get it working by going to the device manager and allowing it to search for drivers and that worked.

  22. Amazon Customer

    as advertised, great quality!

  23. Susheel Samuel

    I bought this cable for console access into a Cisco 2960 switch and it works as advertised. When I first connected my laptop which runs Windows 10 to the switch, the COM port wouldn’t show up on my laptop but in a few minutes, the drivers automatically installed in the background and I was able to console in via Putty.

  24. ./

    The only way this could be more useful to me is if it was USB-C

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  26. Marcus M. Ramirez

    This is the best console cable on the market! I really like how it has the USB capability and you don’t need an extra dongle.

  27. David

    Console cable works as advertised. Cable seems sturdy and durable. Not much to add other than the quality does not dissapoint. Pricing is reasonable and it has worked with no issues for me from day one. There are several other choices from other vendors and I doubt they are substantially different. Have a laptop without a serial connector? Get this instead!

  28. Louie

    Was just what I needed to connect to my Cisco switch.

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