USB to FIFO Bridge - FT245RL
Cost: $3.95 each
Description: The popular FTDI USB to FIFO IC with built-in EEPROM and built-in oscillator! This IC comes in a 28-pin SSOP package and can be soldered by hand. The FT245R is the latest IC from FTDI requiring very few external components for operation! This FIFO IC gives the user 8 I/O pins for parallel reading and writing.
- Implements full v2.0 USB protocol
- Needs no external crystal
- Requires only a pull-up resistor and two decoupling caps
- Internal EEPROM for device ID and Product Description strings
- Royalty-Free Driver support for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX