Serial Mini Coupler, DB9 Male to DB9 Female
DB9 Serial Mini Coupler, DB9 Male to DB9 FemaleThis adapter can be used as a port saver or as a small extension. This adapter will not change the gender of any cable. It is intended as a port saver on your computer or device so that the actual port does not receive wear and tear. This adapter would also add a slight extension if you needed your DB9 port to extend further.
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Works great as a DB-9 port extender when the serial port is recessed to far into the case to use with many serial devices. Also prevents wear on the built in port.
It was my mistake for ordering this part, but I wonder why this part even exists? If you have a female DB9 and you use this "gender changer" you still have a DB9 female only extended by a 1/2 inch. Same thing with a male DB9, using this item you still have a DB9 male after connecting. In short, this hardware does NOT change the gender of a DB9. A true gender changer will have the same sex on both ends. Either both sides are male to change a DB9 female to male, OR both sides female to change a DB9 male to female.