The A9U is an new ANSI type 2, zero power, optical communication probe.

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The A9U is an ANSI type 2, zero power, optical communication probe. It is a bidirectional interface that utilizes infrared light. It provides an ANSI rated optical communication interface for programming and reading electric utility meters using either a serial RS232 port or a serial USB port. When connected to a serial port, the A9U permits isolated communication with meters. The A9U has Virtual serial port drivers for Windows® 98, Me, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 – 32-bit and 64-bit – operating systems.


  • Requires No Power Supply
  • High Speed Up to 57,600 baud
  • ANSI Type 2 Compatible
  • Works Great with Nexus Series Socket Revenue Meters
  • Extra-flexible, 2 meter cable
  • Bidirectional Interface
  • Magnetic Adhesion
  • DTR Switch

Additional information

Weight 0.75 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 7 × 6 in