Serial Interface Cards

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Remote Access Reader offers accelerated polling speed.

January 22, 2015

RS485 Remote Readers with Turbo485 polling speed let facilities with RS485 field wiring architecture install access control solutions without replacing existing infrastructure. Readers can be connected at door locations to Dual Serial Interface and eliminate need to run additional cable from field access devices to centralized controller. Products are selectable for 1 or 2 readers and can connect 1 door with 1 reader, 1 door with 2 in/out readers, or 2 doors each with single readers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Communication Modules expand connectivity for embedded systems.

November 25, 2014

Via mPCIe interface, EMPL-G201 adds 1 or 2 isolated GigE ports to any embedded system. Daughter board with cable offers 2 RJ45 Ethernet jacks. Also available, multi-port serial module EMP2-X401 adds 4 or 8 serial ports, independently selectable by software, to communicate in either RS232, RS422, or RS485 mode. Flexible cable connects module with up to 8 daughter boards with DB9 serial port and power output selectable for 5 or 12 V. Optionally, 8 sets of GPIO are offered on expansion board. Read More

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Modbus Serial Modules support up to 30 Modbus commands.

April 18, 2014

Available for Rockwell Automation's CompactLogix L1x processors and 1734 Point I/O adapters, Models ILX34-MBS232 and ILX34-MBS485 are suitable for applications that need RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 Modbus Serial connectivity, including SCADA and field device interface projects. Configured as Modbus Master or Slave, modules come with Add-On Instruction that is used for configuration and creates UDTs that have logical definitions for I/O, status, and control information. Read More

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PCI Express Serial Communication Cards offer speeds up to 3 Mbps.

April 1, 2011

Available in 6 models, PCIe-ICM Series cards come with 4- or 2-ports of isolated, software selectable, RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485 serial protocols. Data communication rates up to 921.6 Kbps are supported by each RS-232 port, while RS-422 and RS-485 ports support speeds up to 3 Mbps. Cards feature x1 lane PCI Express connector which can be used in any x1, x2, x4, x8, x12, or x16 PCI Express expansion slot. Boards provide 2kV isolation between channels and between PC and bus lines on all signals. Read More

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Serial Communications Module operates with temperature switches.

April 1, 2011

With Model TS485, users can read current temperature and parameter settings of Love Controls temperature switches. Configuration key port on temperature switch provides data signal and power for RS-485 module. For applications that require multiple temperature switches, module can be daisy chained together so that only 2 wires need to be brought to PC. Model TS485 is compatible with Series TS3, TSX3, TSF, TCS, TS2, TSS2, TSX, TSWB, TSL8, and TSDIN. Read More

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Serial Communications Boards can be seen as Windows/Linux ports.

April 1, 2011

Serial communications boards DNx-SL-501/-508 are available with UEI-RSS Serial Server software, which makes boards accessible as standard Windows or Linux serial ports. As many as 255 serial ports can be controlled by one PC over one Ethernet port via this software, and expanded ports can be mounted remotely up to 100 m from host using standard UEI chassis or 20 kM utilizing Fiber interface cubes. Status window displays each port's status, updated once per second, as well as traffic. Read More

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Serial-to-Wireless Modules provide 802.11n connectivity.

February 5, 2009

Operating in 2.4 GHz ISM band, serial wireless device server modules RS9110-N-11-21 and RS9110-N-11-22 provide industrial devices and other equipment with wireless connectivity to LANs without needing to install wireless networking software or network stack. They integrate Lite-Fi(TM) RS9110 chipset, integrated 802.11n SoC, RF transceiver, power amplifier, EEPROM, and external front-end components. Measuring 35 x 23 mm, modules support temperatures from -40 to +85°C. Read More

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Serial Port Card tolerates severe environments.

December 10, 2008

Supporting 32 bit PCI-104 bus, JetCard 1608 provides up to 921.6 Kbps high speed data transmission. It has 2 DB37 connectors for 4 RS-232/422/485 ports, one internal box header for 4 internal RS-232 ports, and provides on-board automatic hardware/software flow control. Operating in -25 to 70°C temperatures and offering 15 kV ESD protection, card withstands harsh environment applications in building automation, security, retail POS systems, and telecom management. Read More

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Serial Boards achieve data rates up to 2 Mb/sec.

April 7, 2005

Series PCI-8430/8 and PCI-8431/8 serial boards offer simultaneous communication on up to eight RS232, RS485, or RS422 serial ports. NI-Mite ASIC technology delivers DMA memory mapping, PCI bus mastering, and scatter-gather technology for improved CPU utilization. Boards target applications requiring communication with many instruments or devices simultaneously under test. Read More

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Serial Communication Card suits low-profile PCs and servers.

November 15, 2004

Featuring universal PCI form factor, Model LPCI-COM-8SM provides 8 ports of field-selectable RS-232, RS-422, and RS485 on port by port basis. Card meets MD2 Low Profile PCI Bus Specification and can be installed in any 3.3 or 5 V PCI or PCI-X slot. Offering speeds to 921.6 K, asynchronous unit features type 16750 UART with 64 byte FIFO, auto-RTS for half-duplex RS-485 communications, and breakout cable with 8 DB-9 connectors. It is supported by all operating systems. Read More

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Ethernet Device Servers are suited for industrial use.

October 21, 2004

Models SSE-400D and DSE-400D are equipped with one and two serial ports, respectively, that can be software-configured for RS-232/422/485 operation on all available ports. Both feature IP multicasting mode and PowerPC processor from Freescale. Housed in steel enclosures, products receive clean dc power through provided power supply, even when ac on factory floor is less than perfect. Read More

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Bridge Module adds wireless connectivity to serial devices.

July 15, 2004

Airborne(TM) Serial Bridge Module provides RS-232 interface and specific command set for OEMs looking to add wireless 802.11 connectivity to products with built-in serial interfaces. Interface supports baud rates from 300-921.4 Kbps and is capable of both full or half duplex mode and hardware and software flow control. Built-in web server provides configuration of serial interface, baud rates, network, and wireless communications parameters using web browser. Read More

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Serial Communication Cards fit any PCI slot.

January 16, 2004

COML and CYBL series serial communications cards fit 3.3 and 5 V PCI slots and come with standard, 12 cm, and low-profile, 8 cm, backplates. Standard-height backplates enable designers to use low-profile cards in standard slots. Products provide data rates to 460 kbps and FIFO buffers up to 128 bytes. They are suited for modem connectivity, remote-access servers, instrument control and communication, UPS monitoring and control, and laptop docking stations. Read More

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Serial Bridges allow remote monitoring and control.

November 4, 2003

Four Port PPP/Asynchronous Serial Bridge and Four Port DSU Serial Bridge offer communication options for TELSEC® 800/1500/2000 Controllers. They provide 2-way communications over analog dialup line or DDS circuit and include 3 asynchronous serial ports for other equipment in remote site. TBOS function provides conversion of TBOS alarms to TL1 alarm messages, and enables user to monitor TBOS legacy equipment and send alarms back to centralized alarm center. Read More

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CompactPCI Card provides 16 high-speed serial connections.

June 17, 2003

With 3U height, RocketPort cPCI serial card provides up to 16 RS-232 or RS-422 connections from one compact PCI expansion slot within industrial computers. Card conforms to PICMG 2.0 Revision 3.0 specification for CompactPCI expansion cards within PCI industrial computers. Read More

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Communication Cards support RS-485 and RS-422 protocols.

April 1, 2003

Models LPCI-COM485/8 and LPCI-COM422/8 eight-port Low Profile Universal Serial Communications Cards combine high-density and high-speed communications. Cards meet MD2 Low Profile PCI Bus Specification and are for thin-client servers and high-density rack-mount servers. Features include support of RS-485 and RS-422 protocols, Type 16550 UARTs compatibility, baud rates to 460.8 Kbps, connector for 3.3 or 5 V systems, and PCI-X Bus compatibility. Read More

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I/O Board supports synchronous/asynchronous protocols.

December 11, 2002

Model PMC-SIO octal serial I/O PCI mezzanine card offers 8 ports with Enhanced Serial Communication Controller and quad Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter equipped with EIA-232 or EIA-422/485 interfaces. PMC to PCI interface uses 33 MHz, 32-bit PLX PCI9030, with 3.3 or 5 V signaling and configuration serial EEPROM. PMC-SIO provides both front and rear I/O and is available for convection-cooled or conduction-cooled environments. VxWorks® is included. Read More

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Serial Interface Module suits various applications.

July 30, 2002

POINT I/O(TM) family includes Synchronous Serial Interface (SSI) Absolute Encoder Module (1734-SSI) and RS232 ASCII Serial Interface Module (1734-232ASC). Former converts SSI data stream from absolute positioning devices (APDs) into position data available on DeviceNet(TM), ControlNet(TM), EtherNet/IP, or PROFIBUS DP 12 MB network. Model 1734-232ASC single-channel, RS232 interface module offers speeds to 38,400 kbaud and can transmit 128 characters per field device. Read More

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Data Loopback operates up to 2.5 Gbyte/sec.

July 2, 2002

Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Copper Loopback works with Fibre Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, Infiniband, or any other application where MSA-compliant SFP is used. It loops transmitted data back to Receive Data inputs in serial applications. It has die cast housing, pull-to-release bail latch actuator, for easy release in tightly-spaced applications, and series of spring-loaded clips to ensure proper grounding when used with EMI Cage. Read More

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Serial Boards are PCI 2.2 compliant.

March 27, 2002

Multi-port, serial Low Profile PCI Boards are built on 32-bit addressing, and can be used in either standard or low-profile PCI backplanes. They adhere to MD1 board length specification, and fit all 2U rack mount systems without using riser cards. Boards offer 4-layer design, shared interrupts, 16-byte FIFOs, and board speeds up to 921.6 kbps. Universal PCI connector is compatible with 3.3V and 5V connections. Read More