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

Add a high-speed, USB based RS232 Serial port to your laptop via an ExpressCard slot

Product ID: EC1S232U

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  • High Performance 16C950 UART with maximum data transfer rate up to 921.6 Kbps
  • Fits into 34mm ExpressCard slots on your notebook
  • 128-Byte transmit & receive FIFO

The EC1S232U 1 Port ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card w/ 16950 UART (USB Based) lets you connect RS232 serial peripheral devices such as printers, plotters, bar code scanners and more to a laptop computer using an ExpressCard slot.

This USB-based ExpressCard supports data transfer rates up to 921.6Kbps and eliminates the need to upgrade serial peripherals to more modern interfaces (USB, etc.) for the sake of compatibility, saving expense and hassle.

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

Applications

  • Works with serial modems, POS devices, PDAs, digital cameras, printers, ISDN terminal adapters, and more
  • POS (credit/debit card readers, receipt printers, bar code scanners, cash registers, scales)
  • Healthcare (patient monitoring equipment, nurses' stations, modems)
  • Connect and program LED and Digital signage boards with serial communication ports

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • ExpressCard design lets you connect serial devices to any notebook with an available Express Card slot
  • USB Based ExpressCard design offers a fully Plug & Play and Hot Plug compatible interface for simple installation and removal of your peripherals
  • Data transfer rates of up to 921.6 Kbps for peak serial device performance

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030832878

Compatibility

  • Linux logo
  • Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10) logo
Windows® Vista, XP
Mac OS® 10.10, 10.5.1
Linux

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty Lifetime
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) ExpressCard (34mm)
1 - External Ports DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Humidity 5~85% RH
Hardware Ports 1
Interface Serial
Bus Type ExpressCard (USB 2.0 Bus)
Card Type 34mm ExpressCard
Port Style Integrated on Card
Chipset ID Prolific - PL2303
Packaging Information Package Length 7.1 in [18 cm]
Package Width 1.6 in [40 mm]
Package Height 5.5 in [14 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 lb [0.1 kg]
Performance Serial Protocol RS-232
Max Baud Rate 921.6 Kbps
FIFO 128 Bytes
Physical Characteristics Product Length 4.3 in [10.8 cm]
Product Width 1.3 in [34 mm]
Product Height 0.6 in [1.6 cm]
Weight of Product 0.9 oz [25 g]
Software OS Compatibility Windows® Vista, XP
Mac OS® 10.10, 10.5.1
Linux
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package 1 Port RS232 Express Card
1 Port DB9 Break-out Cable
Driver CD
Instruction Manual

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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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