AXE027 USB Cable Driver

  • Windows Compatible
  • Mac Compatible
  • Linux Compatible
  • Chrome Compatible
  • Not iOS Compatible
  • Not Android Compatible

Product Details

This is the latest USB driver for the PICAXE USB Download Cable (part AXE027).

Windows and Mac drivers are available via the Downloads tab.

Linux and Chromebook users do not require any new driver as it is preinstalled. More information is here.

Top Tips!

  • Always use your AXE027 USB cable in the same USB port on your computer. It will then always retain the same 'virtual COM port' number.
  • Always insert the AXE027 USB cable before starting the PICAXE software.
  • For Linux please click here 
  • For Chromebooks please click here

More details can be found in the Setting up your AXE027 USB download cable for first use page of our Getting Started section.


Driver Installation Instructions (Windows 10,11/Linux) PDF Manual
Driver Installation Instructions (Windows XP,7,8/Older Linux/Mac) Old PDF Manual
Windows USB Driver (zip format) v2.08.14
Use this download to manually install the driver as described in the PDF instructions above.
Windows Driver
USB Driver for Mac OSX Intel 64 bit (10.9+) Mac Intel 10.9+
(64 bit)
USB Driver for Mac OSX Intel 64 bit (10.3-10.8) Mac Intel 10.3-10.8 (32 bit)
USB Driver for Mac OSX Intel 32 bit (10.3-10.8) Mac Intel 10.3-10.8 (32 bit)
USB Driver for Linux 64-bit Linux Driver Installation
Driver Information for Linux Linux / Chromebook
Driver Information for Chromebook Linux / Chromebook
Advanced Settings (COM port / download speed) Settings PDF

Revision History

2.08.14 Latest AXE027 Windows Driver. Now signed for Vista/7 64 bit systems.

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