CP210x Macintosh OS X VCP Driver v4 Release Notes Copyright (C) 2016 Silicon Laboratories Inc. This release contains the following components: * SiLabsUSBDriverDisk.dmg - Image containing the VCP Driver Installer * ReleaseNotes.txt (this file) * uninstaller.sh - a bash shell script for removing the driver Known Issues and Limitations ---------------------------- This release includes the Macintosh OSX driver for the Intel and PowerPC Platforms versions 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 and 10.11. Driver Installation ------------------- Mount the DMG file and double click on Silicon Labs VCP Driver. Uninstalling the Driver ----------------------- To uninstall the driver, run the uninstaller.sh shell script from a Terminal command prompt. Release Dates ------------- CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver 4.x.14 - November 3, 2016 CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver 4.x.13 - August 31, 2016 CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver 4.x.12 - June 15, 2016 CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver 4.x.11 - May 26, 2016 CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver 4.x.10 - April 6, 2016 CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver 4.x.9 - March 28, 2016 CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver 4.10.8 - March 2, 2016 CP210x Macintosh OSX VCP Driver v3.1 - December 6, 2012 CP210x Macintosh OSX Driver Revision History -------------------------------------------- Version 4.x.14 Added VID/PIDs for Planar UltraRes. Added VID/PIDs for Coolon USB. 1Version 4.x.13 Added VID/PIDs for Brim Brothers Ltd. Added VID/PIDs for 3D Tek Version 4.x.12 Added VID/PIDs for Juniper Networks, Inc. Added VID/PIDs for FluxData, Inc. Version 4.x.11 Corrected VID/PIDs for Findster Technologies, SA. Version 4.x.10 Added VID/PIDs for Mark-10 Corp. Version 4.x.9 Added VID/PIDs for Findster Technologies, SA and for CMA. Version 4.x.8 Added VID/PIDs for ETS-Lindgren. Version 4.x.7 Added VID/PID for Sekonic and DASCOM. Minor fix to postflight script for 64 bit 10.8 and below OS's. Version 4.x.6 Added VID/PIDs for Vorze and Cadex Electronics. Version 4.x.5 Added VID/PIDs for California Eastern Labs and Micro Computer Control Corp. Version 4.x.4 Added VID/PIDs for Zonge International, AES GmbH, SPORTident GmbH Version 4.x.3 Added VID/PID for Aruba Networks, Inc. Version 4.x.2 Added VID/PID for ARKRAY, Inc. Version 4.x.1 Added VID/PIDs for BodyCap, RTKWARE, and West Mountain Radio Added uninstaller script to DMG Installer now runs uninstaller script before executing install - removes older versions using previous naming scheme Dropping support for OS X 10.4. If you require OS X 10.4 support, please install version 3.1 of the VCP driver Version 4.x.0 Added OSX 10.9 and 10.10 driver support with signed kernel extension Updated version numbering - 2nd digit represents target OS versions 4.7 - OSX 10.7 and older, 32 bit 4.8 - OSX 10.8 and older, 64 bit 4.10 - OSX 10.9 and 10.10, 64 bit, signed kext Updated version numbering - 3rd digit represents VID/PID updates. Customers not needing the new VID/PID do not need to update drivers for 3rd digit changes. Installer will now only install the proper matching kernel extension instead of both the 32 bit and 64 bit versions. Version 3.1 Added support for CP2108 Version 3.0 Corrected issue where transmission would stop when a 0 length packet was sent incorrectly on aligned packet boundaries Version 2.9 Corrected issue with Baud Rates not being set properly if they were greater than 230400 on PPC or Intel platforms Corrected an issue where a device might get stuck when coming out of sleep mode Corrected an issue on PPC where Baud Rates were not getting set properly Added enhanced support for sleep, now reads state on sleep and writes state on wake to provide smoother and more stable state transitions Version 2.7 Corrected issue with initial Stop Bits value Corrected issue which seen which switching between 32 and 64 bit mode and trying to use the driver in each mode Added in a clear stall to be more complete in invalid control transfers Version 2.6 Corrected all known Kernel Panics for 10.4/5/6 for surprise removal and data transmission Corrected an issue with data drop while using XON/XOFF flow control Corrected RTS/DTR toggling sync issue Version 2.2 Corrected Kernel Panic in Snow Leopard which would randomly occur after transmission Modified DTR pin to toggle on open and close instead of on insertion Modified driver to load without showing the Network Connection Dialog Modified driver to allow toggling of RTS and DTR pins Added 64 bit support for Snow Leopard Version 2.1 Corrected device strings that were changed in the 2.0 release back to the format used in pre-2.0 drivers Version 2.0 Driver architecture updated. Version 1.06 Corrected a bug which causes a Kernel Panic with a Baud Rate of 0, yileding a Divide-By-Zero error Version 1.04 Updated to support newer versions of Mac OSX Version 1.02 Updated to support the Intel platform through a universal binary that also supports PowerPC. Version 1.00 Initial ReleaseDownload Driver Pack
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