I got the FTDI UMFT201XB USB-to-I2C module in order to interface with an I2C peripheral through a USB port on my Windows 7 computer.
The VCP drivers seem to install correctly, and a COM port is assigned to the module, and can be opened by a terminal emulator. However, I cannot seem to get any signal in or out of the module. That is, I see no activity when I send data through the port, or receive any data when I connect an I2C device to it (this was debugged using a scope). I have also verified that the RESET isn't on.
I found very little helpful information out there on how to get this module to work, so if anyone has experience with it, or with similar FTDI modules, my question is: what are the steps that I need to take in order to get the module to communicate?