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PCIe-1600 - 16-Port PCI Express to Serial PCI Express I/O Card (RS-232)


  • Adds sixteen high speed RS-232 ports by connecting to a PCI Express bus
  • Data rates up to 921.6kbps
  • 256 bytes transmit/receive FIFO buffer
  • Automatic RTS/CTS and DTR/DSR hardware flow control
  • Automatic Xon/Xoff software flow control
  • PCI Express 2.0 Gen 1 compliant
  • PCI Express 1 Lane compliant
  • 16C550 compability
  • Drivers provided for Windows and Linux OS


Bus PCI Express; Single-Lane (×1)
Chipset EXAR XR17V358 × 2
Plug & Play Supported
IRQ & IO Address Assigned by system BIOS
Serial Interface
Interface RS-232
Number of Ports 16
Connector DB62 female × 1 on card
DB62 female × 1 on extended I/O card
DB62 male to eight DB9 female adapter cable × 2 included
Max. Speed 921.6kbps for transmit & receive
RS-232 Signals DCD, RxD, TxD, DTR, GND, DSR, RTS, CTS, RI
UART FIFO Buffer Size 256 bytes for transmit & receive on each port
Protection 15kV ESD protection for all signals
Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Parity None, odd, even, mark, space
Stop Bit 1, 1.5, 2
Flow Control Hardware (RTS, CTS)
Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F)
Operating Humidity 0% to 80% RH
Safety Approvals CE, FCC