Product ID: PEX2S953
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.
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.
This PCIe to serial adapter supports the following features:
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PEX2S953 is backed by a StarTech.com lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|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)|
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Port Style||Integrated on Card|
|Chipset ID||Asix AX99100|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||1.2 in [30.0 mm]|
|Package Length||5.6 in [14.2 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||4.8 oz [136.0 g]|
|Package Width||6.7 in [17.0 cm]|
|Max Baud Rate||921.6 Kbps|
|Data Bits||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Flow Control||None, Xon/Xoff, RTS/CTS|
|Parity||None, Odd, Even, Space, Mark|
|Stop Bits||1, 1.5, 2|
|Physical Characteristics||Product Height||0.6 in [15.0 mm]|
|Product Length||3.0 in [75.0 mm]|
|Weight of Product||2.0 oz [56.0 g]|
|Product Width||2.5 in [63.0 mm]|
|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|
|Quick Start Guide|
|2 - Included in Package||Low Profile Bracket|
Extend your EGA monitor cable or mouse cable by 6ft
Extend the connection between your DB9 serial devices by up to 3ft
Transfer files via serial connection
Connect your serial devices, and transfer your files
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.