Startech 4 Port PCI RS232 Serial Board

  • RS Stock No. 179-8064
  • Mfr. Part No. PEX4S952
  • Manufacturer Startech
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Product Details

PEX4S952 PCI Express Card

The PEX4S952 4 Port Native PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 16950 UART allows you to turn a PCI Express slot into 4 RS-232 (DB9) serial connections.The four port serial card is based on a native single chip design, that harnesses the full capability of PCI Express (PCIe) - providing optimum reliability and speed, and reducing the load applied to the CPU by as much as 48% over conventional serial cards.Offering compatibility with a broad range of operating systems including Windows®, Linux and Mac® OS for easy integration into mixed environments. Plus, an included optional low profile/half-height bracket that allows the card to be installed in virtually any computer case – making it that much easier to add serial ports to your PCI Express enabled computer, regardless of the case form factor.Backed by a Lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Features & Benefits

Four high speed RS-232 serial ports with data transfer rate up to 460.8 Kbps Includes low profile/half height mounting bracket 128-byte deep FIFO per transmitter and receiver High Performance Oxford 16950 UART Native single-chip, single lane PCI Express Compliant with PCI Express base specifications revision 1.0a Selectable power output on pin 9 for the serial port Automated in-band software flow control using programmable Xon/Xoff in both directions Automated out-of-band hardware flow control using Tx/Rx/RTS/CTS/DSR/DTR/DCD/RI/GND Native single-Chip, single lane PCI Express offers increased performance, for up to 48% less cpu load Data transfer rates of up to 460 Kbps for efficient serial device performance Pre-configured for standard profile systems but includes a low profile bracket for versatility


Self service automated machines and kiosks to control serial devices such as scales, touchscreens, magnetic card readers, bar code scanners, receipt printers, label printers 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 Bank teller workstations in either full profile or low profile versions to control their serial devices such as cash drawers, card readers / card swipes, printers, keypads / pin pads, pen pads Standard ATM automated teller machines to control keypads, receipt printer, card readers / card swipes, touchscreen LCD's, camera control, etc. Used to control multiple surveillance / security cameras in a parking structure, office building, etc.

Whats in the package?

4 Port Serial Card Low Profile Bracket 4 Port DB9 Break-out cable Driver CD Instruction Manual

Attribute Value
Bus Type PCI
Communication Interface Serial
Number of Ports 4
Connection Port RS232
Maximum Baud Rate 460.8kbit/s
FIFO Size 128 B
Temporarily out of stock - back order for despatch 30/04/2020, delivery within 3 working days from despatch date
Price Each
SGD 192.55
(exc. GST)
SGD 206.03
(inc. GST)
Per unit
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