1 Port Native PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16550 UART

Product ID: PEX1S552

Add a high-speed RS-232 Serial port to your computer through a PCI Express expansion slot

Features
  • One high speed RS-232 serial port with data transfer rate up to 460.8 Kbps

  • Compliant with PCI Express base specifications revision 1.0a

  • Includes half-height bracket for installation in low profile systems

More Features . . .
  • 128-byte deep FIFO per transmitter and receiver

  • Selectable power output on pin 9 for the serial port

  • Native single-chip, single lane PCI Express

  • Automated in-band software flow control using programmable Xon/Xoff in both directions

  • Automated out-of-band flow control using CTS/RTS and DSR/DTR

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The PEX1S552 PCI Express based serial adapter card allows you to turn a PCI Express slot into an RS232 (DB9) serial connection. The card is constructed using a native single chip design that lets you harness the full capability offered by PCI Express (PCIe), while reducing the load applied to the CPU by as much as 48% over conventional bridge chip serial cards.

The PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card is compatible with a broad range of operating systems including Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (32 and 64 bit), Linux Kernel 2.6.11 and up, as well as MAC OS 10.4 and above. The adapter card includes an optional half-height/low profile bracket that lets you add a serial port to virtually any computer, regardless of the case form factor.

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

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Native single-chip, single lane PCI Express offers increased speed and reduced CPU load by up to 48%
  • Standard and low profile bracket included ensuring easy installation into almost any system
  • Easy to install and use with full step-by-step instruction providing a hassle free serial solution
Compatible With

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DOS, Windows 95/ 98SE/ 2000/ XP(32/64bit)/ Server 2003(32/64bit)/ Vista(32/64bit)/ 7(32/64bit)/ Server 2008 R2, Linux, and Mac OS 10.4.x and up
Windows XP Embedded/ POS Ready 2009/ Embedded System 2009 OS/ CE 5.0/ CE 6.0

Applications
  • Self service automated machines and kiosks to control serial devices such as scales, touchscreens, magnetic card readers, bar code scanners, receipt printers, label printers
  • POS retail applications in grocery stores, and any other retail store to control keyboards, cash drawers, receipt printers, card readers / card swipes, scales, and elevated displays on poles
  • Bank Teller workstations in either full profile or low profile versions to control their serial devices such as cash drawers, card readers / card swipes, printers, keypads / pinpads, pen pads
  • Standard ATM automated teller machines to control keypads, receipt printer, card readers / card swipes, touchscreen LCD's, camera control, etc.
  • Used to control multiple surveillance / security cameras in a parking structure, office building, etc.
Product Numbers
Dell Harmony A2125387
ASI Distribution USA 81432
UPC Code 065030830614
Warranty Information
Warranty Lifetime
Hardware
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Ports 1
Interface Serial
Bus Type PCI Express
Port Style Integrated on Card
Chipset ID ASIX/MosChip - MCS9901CV-CC
Connector(s)
External Ports 1 - DB-9 (9 pin; D-Sub) Male
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x1 Male
Performance
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 460.8 Kbps
Serial Protocol RS-232
Software
OS Compatibility DOS, Windows 95/ 98SE/ 2000/ XP(32/64bit)/ Server 2003(32/64bit)/ Vista(32/64bit)/ 7(32/64bit)/ Server 2008 R2, Linux, and Mac OS 10.4.x and up
Windows XP Embedded/ POS Ready 2009/ Embedded System 2009 OS/ CE 5.0/ CE 6.0
Special Notes / Requirements
Note Selectable power output on pin 9 of the serial port
Physical Characteristics
Color Green
Product Length 4.1 in [105 mm]
Product Width 4.7 in [120 mm]
Product Height 0.8 in [20 mm]
Product Weight 1.8 oz [51.5 g]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.4 lb [0.2 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 1 Port PCI-Express RS-232 Serial Card
1 - Low Profile Bracket
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual
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