manufacturer part number: FT232RL
The FTDI232RL USB UART IC is a popular and well-supported USB to Serial converter IC. It can be found in countless USB adapters, and is also the same IC used on the Arduino Nano (among others). It is often used for interfacing with a microcontroller or embedded device. This IC is ideal for building your own USB to TTL Serial converter, or for repairing / replacing a defective (or non-genuine) FTDI IC on your existing device.
These are 100% Genuine FTDI chips purchased from an authorized FTDI distributor.
This chip is in a tiny, but hand-solderable SSOP-28 28-Pin SMD package.