StarTech 1-Port Native ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART

StarTech 1-Port Native ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART

StarTech 1-Port Native ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART

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Product Highlights

  • Single-Chip Architecture
  • Supports Baud Rates up to 115.2 Kb/s
  • Reduces CPU Load by up to 48%
  • Native PCIe Communication
  • Features a 128-Byte FIFO Buffer
  • High Performance 16C950 UART
  • Compliant with Express Card 1.0
  • Advanced FIFO Fill Management
  • Automated In & Out-of-Band Flow Control
  • Compatible with 34/54mm ExpressCard Slot
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  • 1Description

The 1-Port Native ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART from StarTech allows you to add an RS232 serial port to your laptop or ExpressCard-equipped desktop computer. Its designed is based on a single-chip architecture that provides native PCIe communication for better performance and reliability by reducing the CPU load by up to 48%, with low power consumption.

An included stabilizer bracket allows this device to fit snugly in both 34mm and 54mm ExpressCard slots. Providing optimal communication with RS232 serial devices, this ExpressCard serial card supports baud rates of up to 115.2 Kb/s and features a 128-byte FIFO buffer as well as a high performance 16C950 UART.

This card has a single-chip design that supports high performance 16C950 UART with baud rates up to 115.2 Kb/s and is backwards compatible with 16C550 UART
The single-chip design optimizes speed, reliability, and power
It is fully compliant with ExpressCard 1.0 specifications
Supports ASPM (L0S, L1) link power management
It has automated in and out-of-band flow control
Features advanced FIFO fill management
The card is compatible with both 34mm and 54mm ExpressCard slots, and includes a slot spacer for greater security when installed in 54mm slots


Self service automated machines and kiosks to control serial devices such as scales, touch screens, magnetic card readers, bar code scanners, receipt printers, and label printers
POS retail applications in grocery stores, and any other retail store to control keyboards, cash drawers, receipt printers, card readers/swipes, scales, and elevated displays on poles
Used to control multiple surveillance/security cameras in a parking structure, office building
Standard automated teller machines (ATMs) to control keypads, receipt printer, card readers/swipes, touch screen LCDs, and camera control
Embedded system coding, building, and diagnostics
UPC: 065030834926
In the Box
StarTech 1-Port Native ExpressCard RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART
  • 34 to 54mm Slot Spacer
  • Driver CD
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Interface Serial
    Port 1
    Port Style Integrated on card
    Bus Type ExpressCard
    Card Type 34 mm ExpressCard
    Chipset ID PLX/Oxford - OXPCIe952
    Connector Type 1 x ExpressCard 34 mm
    External Ports 1 x DB-9 (9-pin; D-Sub) male
    Serial Protocol RS-232
    Baud Rate Maximum: 115.2 Kb/s
    FIFO 128 Bytes
    OS Compatibility Windows 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit), 2000 Windows Server 2008 R2, Linux
    Relative Humidity 5 to 85%
    Temperature Operating: 14 to 176°F (-10 to 80°C)
    Storage: -4 to 212°F (-20 to 100°C)
    Compliance CE, FCC, RoHS
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 4.5 x 1.8 x 0.8" (115.0 x 45.0 x 20.0 mm)
    Weight 1.2 oz (34.0 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 8.0 x 2.0"

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