1 Port LP PCI Express Serial Card

1 Port Low Profile Native RS232 PCI Express Serial Card with 16550 UART

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The PEX1S553LP PCI Express Serial Card turns 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, and ships with a low profile/half-height bracket installed, but includes an optional full profile bracket that lets you add a serial port to virtually any computer (regardless of the case form factor). This product is a replacement for our PEX1S552LP card. Backed by a StarTech.com Lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Native single-Chip, single lane PCI Express; 48% less cpu load, and increased performancePre-configured for low profile/half-height systems but includes a full profile bracket for versatilityEasy to install and use with full step-by-step instructions saving time and hassle

Product Label Contents:

1 Port PCI-Express Serial Card
Full Profile Bracket
Driver CD
Instruction Manual
One high speed RS232 serial port with data transfer rate up to 460.8 KbpsShips with half-height/low profile mounting bracket, includes standard bracketSelectable power output on pin 9 for the serial portNative single-chip, single lane PCI ExpressSingle chip design optimizes speed and reliabilityCompliant with PCI Express base specifications revision 1.1aAutomated out-of-band flow control using CTS/RTS and DSR/DTRAutomated in-band software flow control using programmable Xon/Xoff in both directions128-byte deep FIFO per transmitter and receiver


Supplier Warranty
2 Year Warranty
Supplier Warranty Length
2 years
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