2-port PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card - PCIe RS232 Serial Host Controller Card - PCIe to Dual Serial DB9 Card - 16950 UART - Expansion Card - Windows & Linux

PCI Express to Serial Adapter | 921.6Kbps | Windows® and Linux® Compatible

Product ID: PEX2S953

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  • 2 PORT SERIAL CARD: Serial controller card w/16950 UART based on ASIX AX99100, allows 2x DB9 ports w/bi-directional RS232 speeds up to 921.6Kbps per port, available 256 byte FIFO buffer & 9th data bit | Upgraded version of our popular card PEX2S952
  • OPTIONAL CONFIGURABLE POWER: PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card provides choice of 12v, 5v, or none through pin 9 w/up to 2A total; Each of the 2 ports are individually configurable
  • STANDARD PROFILE & LOW PROFILE BRACKET: PCIe multiport serial card comes w/ a standard bracket pre-installed & 2x low profile brackets incl for versatile install; supports Windows XP and up & Linux
Your price
€77.99 EUR excl. VAT
€94.37 EUR incl. VAT

This multiport PCI Express RS232 serial adapter card lets you add two RS232 (DB9) serial ports to your computer through a PCI Express (PCIe) slot, as if they were native serial ports. The dual port PCIe serial card enables you to interact with serial devices, such as card readers, printers, PIN pads, and modems, at speeds of up to 921.6Kbps. 

Maximum Compatibility 

With broad OS support, including for Windows and Linux, this 2 port PCI E serial card is easy to integrate into mixed environments. The card comes pre-configured with a full-profile bracket, and includes optional low-profile brackets, so installation is easy regardless of the case form factor. This card is a direct replacement for PEX2S953LP.  

Experience Optimal Technology 

This PCIe to serial adapter supports the following features: 

  • Industry standard 16950 UART compatible 
  • Supports max baud rate of up-to 921.6Kbps 
  • Provides 5/12V power output on Pin 9 when external power is connected 
  • 256-byte depth FIFO cache per transmitter and receiver 
  • Supports 9, 8, 7, 6, 5 data bits (one per port) 
  • Asix AX99100 chipset 
  • Base PCI Express 1.1 compliant 
  • Low and full-profile brackets included

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StarTech.com conducts thorough compatibility and performance testing on all our products to ensure we are meeting or exceeding industry standards and providing high-quality products to IT Professionals. Our local StarTech.com Technical Advisors have broad product expertise and work directly with our StarTech.com Engineers to provide support for our customers both pre and post-sales.  

PEX2S953 is backed by a StarTech.com lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support. 

Applications

  • Connect to automated self-service kiosks or ATM machines
  • Connect in retail POS applications
  • Install in home or office workstations
  • Connect serial printers and other legacy devices to modern computers

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Micro España V934949
  • Esprinet PEX2S953
  • UPC 065030888332

Compatibility

  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows Server 2012 logo
  • Linux logo
  • Windows 7 logo
  • Windows Server 2016 logo
  • Windows 10 logo
Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Linux 2.4.x to 2.6.x LTS Versions only

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty Lifetime
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) PCI Express x1
1 - Internal Ports LP4 (4 pin; Large Drive Power)
2 - External Ports DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub)
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
Hardware Ports 2
Interface Serial
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Port Style Integrated on Card
Chipset ID Asix AX99100
Packaging Information Package Height 30 mm [1.2 in]
Package Length 14.2 cm [5.6 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 136 g [4.8 oz]
Package Width 17 cm [6.7 in]
Performance Serial Protocol RS-232
Max Baud Rate 921.6 Kbps
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
FIFO 256 Bytes
Flow Control None, Xon/Xoff, RTS/CTS
Parity None, Odd, Even, Space, Mark
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
MTBF 222,366 hours
Physical Characteristics Product Height 15 mm [0.6 in]
Product Length 75.0 mm [3.0 in]
Weight of Product 56 g [2.0 oz]
Product Width 63 mm [2.5 in]
Material Steel
Software OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Linux 2.4.x to 2.6.x LTS Versions only
Microsoft WHQL Certified Yes
Special Notes / Requirements Note Selectable power output on pin 9 of the serial port
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package Two Port Serial Card
2 - Included in Package Low Profile Bracket
1 - Included in Package Quick Start Guide

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€6.99 EUR excl. VAT
€8.46 EUR incl. VAT

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Frequently Asked Questions

Troubleshooting

Older applications that use serial communication often use legacy hardware addresses that do not work with PCI, PCIe, or USB to Serial products. We recommend contacting the software provider/support team to check if this is the case.

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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