StarTech 8-Port PCIe Low-Profile Serial Adapter Card

StarTech 8-Port PCIe Low-Profile Serial Adapter Card

StarTech 8-Port PCIe Low-Profile Serial Adapter Card

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Product Highlights

  • Adds 8 RS-232 Serial Ports
  • Up to 921 kb/s Data Transfer Rate
  • PCIe Bus Type
  • Included Breakout Cables
  • Mounting Brackets
  • Fits Small/Micro Form Factor Cases
  • Easy to Install & Use
  • CE, FCC, RoHS Compliant
  • Windows & Linux Compatible
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StarTech PEX8S950LP overview

  • 1Description

The 8-Port PCIe Low-Profile Serial Adapter Card from StarTech adds 8 RS-232 serial ports to your computer via a single low-profile PCIe slot with data rates up to 921 kb/s. It can be used with a broad variety of serial peripherals, including printers, scanners, industrial controls, and more. The adapter includes 2 breakout cables, each with 4 DB-9 connectors for a total of 8 ports. The serial adapter card is designed to fit in small/micro form factor computer cases. It also includes 2 standard profile brackets for compatibility with full size cases.

Includes 2 breakout cables, helping to avoid crowded connections
Pre-configured with low-profile brackets and comes complete with 2 standard profile brackets for compatibility with almost any computer case
Offers eight RS-232 DB9 connections using a single PCIe slot
Two high-performance 16C950 UART channels
Maximum data transfer rate up to 921 kb/s
Compliant with PCIe specification, Revision 1.0a


Manufacturing (CNC machinery, process control equipment, bar code scanners, and serial printers)
POS (credit/debit card readers, receipt printers, bar code scanners, cash registers, and scales)
Consumer (modems, PDAs, digital cameras, and printers)
Security (UPS control, access key panels, video cameras, card readers, and modems)
Casino (video lottery terminals and slot machines)
Environmental control (lighting, temperature, and clocks)
Healthcare (patient monitoring equipment, nurses' stations, and modems)
Hotel front desk (serial printers, bar code scanners, keyboard, mouse, receipt printer, and credit/debit card reader)
Hospitality/restaurant (credit card/debit card reader, and serial printers)
ISDN networking
UPC: 065030825108
In the Box
StarTech 8-Port PCIe Low-Profile Serial Adapter Card
  • 2 x Breakout Cables
  • 2 x Standard Brackets
  • 1 x Driver CD
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    StarTech PEX8S950LP specs

    Interface Serial
    Ports 8
    Bus Type PCIe
    Card Type Low-profile (SP bracket included)
    Port Style Dongle (included)
    Chipset ID PLX/Oxford - OXmPCI952-LQAG
    Connector Type 1 x PCIe x1 male
    External Ports 8 x DB-9 (9-pin; D-Sub) male
    Max Baud Rate 921.6 Kb/s
    Serial Protocol RS-232
    Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    FIFO 128 bytes
    Flow Control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF
    Parity None, Even, Odd, 1, and 0
    Stop Bits 1, 1.5, and 2
    OS Compatibility Windows 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit), 2000, 98SE, CE 5.0
    Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2/2003 (32/64-bit)
    Linux 2.4.x/2.6.x
    Humidity 5~95% RH
    Operating Temperature 32 to 131°F (0 to 55°C)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 185°F (-20 to 85°C)
    Certifications CE, FCC, and RoHS compliant
    Physical Specifications
    Cable Length 11.0" (279.4 mm)
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 6.2 x 0.8 x 3.1" (157.4 x 20.3 x 78.7 mm)
    Weight 19.7 oz (558.4 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.9 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.6 x 7.5 x 2.6"

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