Powering the CP2104 carrier

First time forum visit. I would like to use the CP2104 serial to USB carrier board on a project I am building. Question about powering the board. Should I provided power from my supply or will the conncected PC provided the power to driver the CP2104? In which case I only need to connect GND and RX & Tx. Is this correct?


Yes, the CP2104 gets it’s power from the USB connection, so your RX, TX, and GND connections are all that is needed for a basic serial connection.


Thanks Derrill