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4 Port PCI RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16550 UART

Add 4 high-speed RS-232 serial ports to your PC through a PCI expansion slot

Product ID: PCI4S550N

  • Supports the RS-232 serial interface
  • Includes drivers for Linux® and all versions of Windows®
  • IRQ sharing saves resources and eliminates conflicts
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  • 16 byte FIFO buffer ensures fast data transfer while multitasking
  • 5, 6, 7, 8-bit characters selection
  • Even, odd, no parity, or force parity generations
¥7,881 JPY exc tax
¥8,511 JPY inc tax

Overview

The PCI4S550N 4-port PCI Serial card turns an available PCI slot into four RS232 serial ports - a cost-effective solution for connecting any new or old serial peripheral, with support for data transfer rates of up to 115Kbps.

The PCI Serial card is a perfect solution for connecting serial modems, POS devices, PDAs, digital cameras, printers, ISDN terminal adapters and more, to your system without having to upgrade your peripheral devices for compatibility with newer standards (e.g. USB).

Saving time and hassle, the Serial PCI card is plug-and-play ready, and can be installed in minutes, supporting Windows® 7, Server 2008 R2, Vista, XP, ME, 2000, 98, 95, NT4, 3.1, DOS® and Linux® operating systems. Plus, the serial card offers IRQ sharing to help ensure stability and consistent performance, guaranteeing convenient, hassle-free connections.

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

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Guaranteed compatibility with any PC running Windows®, DOS® or Linux® for simple integration into your application
  • Data transfer rates of up to 115.2 Kbps for efficient serial device performance
  • Easy to install and use with full step-by-step instruction providing a hassle free serial solution

Applications

Manufacturing (CNC machinery, process control equipment, bar code scanners, serial printers)

POS (credit/debit card readers, receipt printers, bar code scanners, cash registers, scales)

Consumer (modems, PDAs, digital cameras, printers)

Security (UPS control, access key panels, video cameras, card readers, modems)

Casino (video lottery terminals, slot machines)

Environmental Control (lighting, temperature, clocks)

Hospital (patient monitoring equipment, nurses' stations, modems)

Hotel Front Desk (serial printers, bar code scanners, keyboard, mouse, receipt printer, credit/debit card reader)

Hospitality/Restaurant (credit card/debit card reader, serial printers)

ISDN Networking

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty Lifetime
Hardware
Bus Type PCI / PCI-X (5 / 3.3V)
Card Type Standard Profile
Chipset ID ASIX - MCS9845CV
Industry Standards PCI 2.1
Interface Serial
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 4
Performance
FIFO 32 Bytes
Max Baud Rate 115.2 Kbps
Serial Protocol RS-232
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI / PCI-X (Universal 3.3 & 5V, 32-bit) Male
External Ports 4 - DB-9 (9 pin, D-Sub) Male
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® DOS, 95, 98SE, 2000, CE 5.0/6.0, XP Embedded, POS Ready 2009, Embedded System 2009, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2016
Linux 3.5.x to 4.4.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 4.7 in [120 mm]
Product Length 4.7 in [120 mm]
Product Weight 2.6 oz [74 g]
Product Width 0.8 in [20 mm]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.5 lb [0.2 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - 2 Port PCI 16550 Serial Card
1 - Bracket with 2 DB9 Ports
1 - Driver CD
1 - User Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® DOS, 95, 98SE, 2000, CE 5.0/6.0, XP Embedded, POS Ready 2009, Embedded System 2009, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2016
Linux 3.5.x to 4.4.x LTS Versions only

Certifications

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