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Serial Port ActiveX Control
Advanced serial com port control component

Serial Port ActiveX Control is vital for those who develop software and hardware to work with serial RS232 ports. It features the set of profound methods, properties, controls and constants to fully manage and track all serial ports present in your system. Using this eminent ActiveX Control developers can integrate its functionality into their own applications and enable those with the power to manage port settings and configuration directly from developed applications. Get full list of ports present in your system, all events that happened to port (port opened, port closed, data sent, data received, etc.). Serial Port ActiveX Control features a list of examples for different development environments.

Common objectives and our solutions

Track serial port activity

Due to RS232 Port ActiveX Control full set of events and properties you can easily monitor and track all serial port activity (port opened, port closed, data sent/data received, etc.). You can alter serial ports settings directly from your application, such as timeouts and configuration of serial port, line control and handflow control, line signals and special characters.

Manage serial port signal lines

Serial Serial Port ActiveX Control completely supports all hardware signal lines (DTR/DSR, RTS/CTS, RING, ERROR, DCD, etc.). DTR of the local port is connected to DSR and DCD of the remote port, and RTS of the local port is connected to CTS of the remote port.

Add serial port handling features to your software

By integrating Serial Port ActiveX Control into your own software you can enable your applications to manage and work with serial ports. Everything that can be done with serial ports, can be done directly from your applications. All serial port control functions can be fulfilled with the help of our ActiveX component.
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Full features list

Flexible set of ActiveX methods and properties for advanced control of all serial ports
Wide selection of supported events
Full signal lines support (DTR/DSR/RTS/CTS/Ring)
Extensive serial port configuration management (Baudrate, Databits, Parity, Flow Control, StopBits)
Ability to set up control characters and timeouts for serial port
You can easily receive all the details about the port your application works with: controller type, supported protocols, adjustable settings, etc.
Any number of ports can be controlled at the same time
Read/write to serial port various types of data: string, binary, byte array of VARIANTS (for ASP), etc
Ability to set up serial port settings within a single string (9600-N-8-1)
Easily get the list of all available ports in a system and open any

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Serial Port ActiveX Control
Demo version limitations
• Nag screen when Open() method is invoked
• The 64-bit version of DLL is not provided
System Requirements
Windows 95, Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows NT 4.x, Windows 2000, Windows XP (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 2003 (32-bit and 64-bit) , Windows 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit) , Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows server 2012
Latest Update
Version 4.0.245 (8th May, 2010) Release notes