AXE027 PICAXE USB Download Cable
Compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux.
This quality cable is a robust USB to 3.5mm jack plug cable, 1.8m long. The USB<>serial adapter wizardry,
based on an FTDI converter chip, is a tiny miniature circuit securely moulded right inside the rectangular USB connector.
This USB cable is a 5V logic level device, so works far better than a 'serial cable + universal USB-RS232 adapter' combination
when, for instance, calibrating touch sensors with the PICAXE software.
- Always use your AXE027
USB cable in the same USB port on your computer. It will then always retain the same 'virtual COM port' number.
- Always insert the AXE027 USB cable before starting the PICAXE software.
- On Linux ensure you use the LinAXEpad 'modprobe' button after starting the software.
More details can be found in the Setting up your
AXE027 USB download cable for first use page of the Getting Started
shipping outside Canada and the US, or other shipping needs, please check our shipping page.