USB to Serial / Parallel

PL-2305I USB to Printer Bridge Controller


  • Full compliance with the Universal Serial Bus Specification Version 1.1.
  • Full compliance with the Universal Serial Bus Device Class Definition for Printing Devices Version 1.0.
  • Full compliance with Nibble mode and Compatible mode defined in the IEEE std
    1284-1994 – “IEEE Standard Signaling Method for a Bi-directional Parallel Peripheral
    Interface for Personal Computers”
  • On chip transceivers and regulator for USB interface
  • Fully automatic high speed bi-directional communication over parallel port
  • 512 Bytes unified data buffer dynamically allocated for upstream and downstream data
  • Pin-to-Pin compatible with PL-2305H
  • Works as USB Printing device under Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista,
    Windows 7, Mac OS and Linux OS with built-in USB printer class device driver.
    Connecting printer devices may require additional printer driver installation.
  • USB-IF Logo Compliant: TID 40001165
  • Small footprint 48-pin SSOP

Datasheets & Notices

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PL2305 (Chip Rev I) USB to Printer Product Datasheet Download
PL2305 (Chip Rev I) Product Change Notice Download

Reference Design Guide

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PL2305 (Chip Rev H & I) Reference Design Guide
(Schematic PDF, DSN, BOM)

Application Note & User Manual

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PL2305 USB-to-Printer Windows 8 User Installation Guide Download
PL2305 USB-to-Printer User Installation Guide Download