1 Port ExpressCard to RS232 DB9 Serial Adapter Card w/ 16950 - USB Based

Product ID: EC1S232U2

Add a USB-based RS232 Serial port to your laptop through an ExpressCard slot

Features
  • High Performance 16C950 UART with maximum data transfer rate up to 460 Kbps

  • Fits into 34mm ExpressCard slots on your laptop

  • 512-Byte transmit & receive FIFO

  • Compatible with USB2.0 Full Speed throughput

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ID: EC1S232U2

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The EC1S232U2 ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card (USB-based) (16950 UART) adds an RS232 (DB9) serial port to your ExpressCard-equipped laptop, enabling you to connect an RS232 serial peripheral device such as a plotter, digital signage device, receipt printer or bar code scanner through an available ExpressCard slot.

This USB-based ExpressCard supports RS232 serial data transfer rates up to 460 Kbps and eliminates the need to upgrade serial peripherals to more modern interfaces (e.g. USB, etc.) for the sake of host compatibility, saving both expense and hassle.

Backed by a StarTech.com Lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Saves the expense of having to replace older serial devices for the sake of being able to connect to newer laptops, which typically aren't equipped with serial ports
  • USB-based ExpressCard offers a fully Plug & Play and Hot Plug compatible interface, for simple installation and removal of your peripherals
  • Supports data transfer rates of up to 460 Kbps, for optimal serial device performance
Compatible With

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Windows® 8 / 8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000, ME, 98SE, CE 4.2, 5.2
Windows Server® 2012, 2008 R2, 2003
Mac OS® 10.x (Tested up to 10.9)
Linux 2.4.x – 3.9.x

Applications
  • Adding RS232 serial devices (e.g. POS devices, PDAs, printers, ISDN terminal adapters, etc.) to a laptop computer that lacks a built-on serial port
  • Connecting serial POS devices (credit/debit card readers, receipt printers, bar code scanners, cash registers, scales) to a laptop computer, through an ExpressCard port
  • Adding serial support to modern laptop computers used for a variety of healthcare applications (e.g. RS232-based patient monitoring equipment, nurses' stations, modems, etc.)
  • Connecting an ExpressCard-equipped laptop to LED and digital signage boards that rely on serial communication ports
Product Numbers
Dell Harmony A5970129
TechData Dis 10546343
ASI Distribution USA 123470
D and H EC1S232U2
Ingram Micro USA PC4963
Synnex US STA-EC1S232U2
UPC Code 065030847483
Warranty Information
Warranty Lifetime
Hardware
Ports 1
Interface Serial
Bus Type ExpressCard (USB 2.0 Bus)
Card Type 34mm ExpressCard
Port Style Integrated on Card
Chipset ID Prolific - PL-2303
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - ExpressCard (34mm)
External Ports 1 - DB-9 (9 pin; D-Sub) Male
Performance
Serial Protocol RS-232
Max Baud Rate 460.8 Kbps
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
FIFO 512 Bytes
Parity Odd, Even, Mark, Space, None
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 8 / 8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000, ME, 98SE, CE 4.2, 5.2
Windows Server® 2012, 2008 R2, 2003
Mac OS® 10.x (Tested up to 10.9)
Linux 2.4.x – 3.9.x
Physical Characteristics
Product Length 4.5 in [115 mm]
Product Width 1.4 in [35 mm]
Product Height 0.7 in [18 mm]
Product Weight 1.2 oz [33.6 g]
Environmental
Operating Temperature -10°C to 80°C (14°F to 176°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 100°C (-4°F to 212°F)
Humidity 5~85% RH
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 lb [0.1 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 1 Port RS232 ExpressCard
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual
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