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Startech PEX1S553 1 Port PCI-Express RS232 Serial Card

Startech PEX1S553 1 Port PCI-Express RS232 Serial Card
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The PEX1S553 PCI Express Serial adapter card allows you to turn a PCI Express slot into an RS232 (DB9) serial connection. The card is constructed using a native single chip design that lets you harness the full capability offered by PCI Express (PCIe), while reducing the load applied to the CPU by as much as 48% over conventional bridge chip serial cards.

The PCI Express (RS232) Serial Adapter Card is compatible with a broad range of operating systems including Windows® 2000/XP/2003/Vista™/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (32 and 64 bit), Linux Kernel 2.6.11 and up, as well as MAC OS X 10.4 and above. The adapter card includes an optional half-height/low profile bracket, that lets you add a serial port to virtually any computer, regardless of the case form factor.

• One high speed RS-232 serial port with data transfer rate support up to 460.8 Kbps
• Compliant with PCI Express base specifications revision 1.0a
• Includes half-height bracket for installation in low profile systems
• 128-byte deep FIFO per transmitter and receiver
• Selectable power output on pin 9 for the serial port
• Native single-chip, single lane PCI Express
• Automated in-band software flow control using programmable Xon/Xoff in both directions
• Automated out-of-band flow control using CTS/RTS and DSR/DTR

Connector Type(s) PCI Express x1 Male
External Ports DB-9 (9 pin; D-Sub) Male
Humidity 5~85% RH
Operating Temperature -10°C to 80°C (14°F to 176°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 100°C (-4°F to 212°F)
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID ASIX/MosChip - MCS9922CV-AA
Interface Serial
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 1
Package Contents
Included in Package 1 Port PCI-Express Serial Card
  Driver CD
  Instruction Manual
  Low Profile Bracket
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 kg [0.4 lb]
FIFO 128 Bytes
Max Baud Rate 460.8 Kbps
Serial Protocol RS-232
Physical Characteristics
Color Green
Product Height 20 mm [0.8 in]
Product Length 105 mm [4.1 in]
Product Weight 51.5 g [1.8 oz]
Product Width 120 mm [4.7 in]
OS Compatibility Windows® 8 / 8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64), XP Embedded, POS Ready 2009, Embedded System 2009, CE 5.0/6.0, 2000, 98SE, 95, DOS

Windows Server® 2012, 2008 R2, 2003

Mac OS® 10.4 and up (Tested up to 10.10)

Linux 2.6.x
Special Notes / Requirements
Note Selectable power output on pin 9 of the serial port

SKU IO-L56733
Manufacturer's Warranty 2 Years - Terms & Conditions
Right of Withdrawal Information on your Rights to Cancel are in Part 2 (c) of the General Terms