The ever popular FTDI USB to UART IC now comes with built-in EEPROM and built-in oscillator! This IC comes in a 28-pin SSOP package and can be soldered by hand. The FT232R is the latest IC from FTDI requiring very few external components for operation!
Implements full v2.0 USB protocol
Needs no external crystal
Requires only decoupling caps
Internal EEPROM for device ID and Product Description strings
Royalty-Free Driver support for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX