2 Port 54mm ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card - 16550 UART

Product ID: EC2S55254

Discontinued

Add 2 high-speed RS-232 Serial ports to your laptop via a 54mm ExpressCard slot

Features
  • Two 16C450/550 compatible UART serial ports

  • Supports baud rates up to 128000bps

  • 256 Byte deep transmit/receive FIFO

More Features . . .
  • Breakout cable included

  • Fully compliant with PCI Express Base Specification Revision 1.0a

  • Supports PCIe Power Management

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ID: EC2S55254

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The EC2S55254 2-Port Serial ExpressCard (54mm) adds 2 RS232 serial ports to your laptop using an available 54mm ExpressCard slot. The adapter features a native chipset that provides reliability and performance improvements, as well as lower CPU loads and power consumption, over conventional bridge-chip serial ExpressCards.

This high-performance RS232 ExpressCard adapter includes a breakout cable that uses the full 54mm ExpressCard form factor, for a perfect fit and additional durability.

Designed for use with laptop computers that are equipped with 54mm ExpressCard slots, this 2-Port serial ExpressCard offers a broad operating system compatibility list that includes Windows®, Mac OS X and Linux, for simple integration into almost any system.

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

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • High-performance single-chip design optimizes speed, reliability, and power, while reducing CPU load by as much as 48% over conventional (bridge chip) adapters
  • Full width 54mm ExpressCard is the perfect fit for business laptops, ensuring a long life without damaging the card, or your computer
  • The included breakout cable spreads/spaces out the 2 serial ports, to avoid crowded peripheral connections
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Compatible With

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Windows® 10 (32/64), 8 / 8.1 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000
Windows Server® 2003, 2000
Mac OS® 10.10, 10.4
Linux 2.6.x+

Applications
  • Add serial ports to newer systems that don't offer integrated RS232 connections, or expand the number of available RS232 ports
  • Perfect for mobile administrators who are required to connect to and configure routers, switches and industrial serial devices
  • Embedded system coding, building, and diagnostics
  • POS retail applications in grocery and other store locations to control keyboards, cash drawers, receipt printers, card readers / card swipes, scales, and elevated displays
  • Control surveillance / security cameras in parking structures, office buildings, etc
Warranty Information
Warranty Lifetime
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 0.8 in [20 mm]
Product Length 4.7 in [120 mm]
Product Weight 1.7 oz [49 g]
Product Width 2.3 in [59 mm]
Hardware
Bus Type ExpressCard
Card Type 54mm ExpressCard
Chipset ID ASIX/MosChip - MCS9922CV-AA
Interface Serial
Port Style Dongle (Included)
Ports 2
Performance
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
FIFO 256 byte
Flow Control None , RTS/CTS
Max Baud Rate 128 Kbps
Serial Protocol RS-232
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - ExpressCard (54mm)
External Ports 2 - DB-9 (9 pin; D-Sub) Male
Software
Microsoft WHQL Certified Yes
OS Compatibility Windows® 10 (32/64), 8 / 8.1 (32/64), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), 2000
Windows Server® 2003, 2000
Mac OS® 10.10, 10.4
Linux 2.6.x+
Environmental
Humidity 5~85% RH
Operating Temperature -10°C to 80°C (14°F to 176°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 100°C (-4°F to 212°F)
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.6 lb [0.3 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 54mm RS232 ExpressCard
1 - Breakout Cable
1 - Driver CD
1 - User Manual
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Great features.. works also as RS485

Works as great as if it is an actual serial port on the Laptop

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