The 2-Port Native ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART from StarTech lets you add 2 RS232 serial ports to your laptop or ExpressCard equipped desktop computer, using an available ExpressCard slot.
Featuring 128-byte FIFO communication and a high-performance 16C950 UART, the ExpressCard serial adapter card offers baud rates up to 115.2kb/s, ensuring peak communication with your serial peripheral devices.
The serial card design is based on single-chip architecture (as opposed to cards that use a bridge chip), providing native PCI Express communication for greater performance and reliability, as well as reduced power consumption and CPU load.
Compatible with 34mm and 54mm ExpressCard slots, the 2-port serial ExpressCard includes a slot spacer for greater security while installed in 54mm slots.
Advanced FIFO fill management
128-byte deep transmit / receive FIFOs
Automated in and out-of-band flow control
The high-performing single chip design optimizes speed, reliability and power while reducing CPU load up to 48%
Compatible with both 34 mm and 54 mm ExpressCard slots; includes a slot spacer for greater security while installed in 54 mm slots
Fully compliant with ExpressCard 1.0 specifications
Standard RS232 DB9 pin-out
Supports ASPM (L0S, L1) link power management
Supports high-performance 16C950 UART with baud rates of up to 115.2 kb/s and backwards compatible with 16C550 UART
Adds to any other serial or legacy device
Embedded system coding, building and diagnostics
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
Self-service automated machines and kiosks to control serial devices such as scales, touch screens, magnetic card readers, bar code scanners, receipt printers, label printers
Standard ATM (automated teller machines) to control keypads, receipt printer, card readers / card swipes, touch screen LCDs, camera control and more
Used to control multiple surveillance / security cameras in a parking structure, office building and more
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StarTech 2-Port Native ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART