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4 Port Native PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16550 UART

Add 4 RS-232 serial ports to your standard or small form factor computer through a PCI Express expansion slot

Product ID: PEX4S553

  • Four high speed RS232 serial ports, with support for data transfer rates up to 128000bps
  • 256-byte deep FIFO per transmitter and receiver
  • Native single-Chip, single lane PCI Express
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  • Includes half-height/low profile mounting brackets
  • Built-in 16C450/550 compatible UART
  • Compliant with PCI Express Base Specification 1.1
€ 117,99 EUR exc VAT
€ 143,95 EUR inc VAT

Overview

The PEX4S553 4-Port Native PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16550 UART lets you add 4 RS232 (DB9) serial ports, using a single PCI Express expansion slot.

Based on a native single-chip design, this 4-port serial adapter card allows you to harness the full capability offered by PCI Express (PCIe), while reducing the load applied to the CPU by as much as 48% over conventional bridge-chip serial cards.

The RS232 Serial Adapter Card includes 4 half-height/low-profile brackets, allowing the card to be installed into almost any PC case, regardless of form factor.

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

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Native single-chip, single lane PCI Express chipset delivers true PCIe performance, up to 48% more efficient than bridge chip designs
  • Standard and low profile/half-height brackets included to ensure fitment in any system

Applications

POS retail applications in grocery stores, and any other retail store to control keyboards, cash drawers, receipt printers, card readers / card swipes, scales, and elevated displays on poles

Bank teller workstations in either full profile or low profile versions to control their serial devices such as cash drawers, card readers / card swipes, printers, keypads / pinpads, pen pads

Self-service automated machines and kiosks to control serial devices such as scales, touchscreens, magnetic card readers, bar code scanners, receipt printers, label printers

Standard ATM automated teller machines to control keypads, receipt printer, card readers / card swipes, touchscreen LCD's, camera control, etc.

Used to control multiple surveillance / security cameras in a parking structure, office building, etc.

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty Lifetime
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID ASIX - MCS9904CV-AA
Interface Serial
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 4
Performance
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
FIFO 256 bytes
Max Baud Rate 128 Kbps
MTBF 26,280 Hours
Parity 5, 6, 7, 8
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 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (4°F to 140°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Green
Product Height 19 mm [0.7 in]
Product Length 120 mm [4.7 in]
Product Weight 74 g [2.6 oz]
Product Width 130 mm [5.1 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 kg [0.5 lb]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 4 Port PCI-Express RS-232 Serial Card
1 - Bracket with 2 DB9 male ports
4 - Low Profile Brackets
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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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

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