PCIe 16-port RS-232 serial adapter with surge suppression

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The BS/Ex-16-232 offers reliable, high speed data transfer for your PCI Express system. These x1 lane, standard profile PCI Express serial cards offer 16 ports of RS-232 connectivity, compatible with any PCI Express slot.

Bidirectional data speeds up to 921.8Kbps ensures fast and reliable communications for your industrial and embedded applications in a cost-effective manner.

The BS/Ex-16-232 is compatible with x1, x4, x8 and x16 lane PCIexpress slots. Upgrading a PCI system to the more efficient PCI Express requires a hardware change only – your new PCI Express system is backwards compatible with your PCI software.

Controller 17V258 octal UARTs with 64 byte TxD/RxD FIFO buffers
Connectors Female VHDCI-68 with DB-9M, DB-25M or DB-9M IO box
Bus PCI Express x1 Lane
# of Ports 8 or 16
Electrical Interface RS-232
RS-232 Signals CTS, DCD, DSR, DTR, RI, RTS, RxD, TxD
RS-232 Baud Rate 50 bps to 1Mbps
OS Supported Windows® 2000/XP/XP x64/XPe/Server 2003/Server 2003 x64/Vista, QNX® 4.X/6.X, Linux
Surge Protection EN61000-4 compatible on all signals, all ports
Op. Temp. -40 ~ +85 degC
Storage Temp. -40 ~ +105 degC
Humidity 5 ~ 95% RH
Dimensions 140 (W) x 107 (H) mm
Regulatory Approvals ICES-003 Class A, FCC Class A


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