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4 Port RS232 PCI Express Serial Card w/ Breakout Cable

Product ID: PEX4S553B

Add 4 RS232 serial ports to any PC using a single PCI Express expansion slot

Features
  • Native single chip design

  • Includes a full profile and low profile/half-height bracket

  • On chip 256-byte depth FIFO in transmit/receive path of each port

More Features . . .
  • Single-Lane (x1) PCI-Express with throughput up to 2.5Gbps

  • Supports hardware and software flow control

  • Supports data transfer rates up to 250Kbps on each port

  • Compliant with PCI Express base specifications revision 1.0a

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

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119,99 € EUR exc VAT
143,99 € inc VAT

ID: PEX4S553B

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The PEX4S553B 4-Port PCI Express Serial Card (with breakout cable) lets you add 4 RS232 serial ports using a single PCIe expansion slot, with an included 1-to-4 cable enabling you to add 4 serial ports to a single low profile slot.

The serial card features a native single-chip design that provides optimum reliability and speed, reducing the CPU load by up to 48% over conventional bridge-chip serial cards - a cost-effective solution for connecting legacy serial devices to PCIe-enabled computers.

The multi-port serial adapter includes both full profile and low profile/half-height brackets for compatibility with standard and small form factor computers, and is compatible with a broad range of operating systems, including Windows®, Linux, and MAC OS.

This product is a replacement for our PEX4S552B card.

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

The StarTech.com Advantage
  • Lower CPU load of native single-chip, single lane PCI Express design ensures optimal system performance (up to 48% less CPU load)
  • Includes both standard and low profile/half-height brackets, which makes this the perfect card for any application, including small form factor embedded applications
  • Breakout cable design means that only one expansion slot is needed, to add 4 additional serial ports to any system
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Compatible With

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Windows® DOS, 95, 98SE, 2000, CE 5.0/6.0, Embedded System 2009, POS Ready 2009, XP Embedded, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.4 to 10.10
Linux 3.5.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions Only

Applications
  • Point-of-Sale (POS credit/debit card readers, receipt printers, bar code scanners, cash registers, scales)
  • Manufacturing (CNC machinery, process control equipment, bar code scanners, serial printers)
  • Connect specialized parallel and serial devices like printers, scanners, ISDN terminal adapters, CD-R/RWs, Zip® drives and memory card readers
  • Environmental Control (lighting, temperature, clocks)
  • Entertainment (video lottery terminals, slot machines, gaming systems)
  • Healthcare (patient monitoring equipment, nurses' stations, modems)
  • Security (UPS control, access key panels, video cameras, card readers, modems)
  • Hospitality/Restaurant (serial printers, bar code scanners, keyboard, mouse, receipt printer, credit/debit card reader)
  • Consumer (modems, PDAs, digital cameras, printers)
  • ISDN Networking
Product Numbers
Warranty Information
Warranty Lifetime
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Low Profile (SP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID ASIX - MCS9904CV-AA
Interface Serial
Port Style Dongle (Included)
Ports 4
Performance
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
FIFO 256 Bytes
Max Baud Rate 230.4 Kbps
Parity Even, Odd, None, Space and Mark
Serial Protocol RS-232
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x1 Male
External Ports 4 - DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub) Male
Software
Microsoft WHQL Certified Yes
OS Compatibility Windows® DOS, 95, 98SE, 2000, CE 5.0/6.0, Embedded System 2009, POS Ready 2009, XP Embedded, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Mac OS® 10.4 to 10.10
Linux 3.5.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions Only
Environmental
Humidity 5~85% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 68.5 mm [2.7 in]
Product Length 80.5 mm [3.2 in]
Product Weight 50 g [1.8 oz]
Product Width 12 mm [0.5 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.3 kg [0.7 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 4 Port PCI-Express Serial Card
1 - Breakout cable
1 - Full profile bracket
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual
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