PCI Bus Serial I/O Adapter offers 16 serial ports.

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COMM+16.PCI provides 16 RS-232 ports, allowing connection to data acquisition/control devices. Designed using XR16C850 UART, product supports PC data rates and offers top speed of 460.8 Kbps. Board provides 128-byte FIFO and Universal Bus that allows compatibility with 3.3 V computers as well as 5 V systems. Connection to board is made through two 68-pin connectors. Two single fan-out cables provide connection to each serial port through individual DB-25 male connectors.



Original Press Release:


Sealevel Systems Introduces Sixteen Port, PCI Serial I/O Adapter


Liberty, SC (February 11th, 2003) - Sealevel Systems, Inc. announces the introduction of the COMM+16.PCI, a 16-port, PCI bus serial I/O adapter that offers the highest serial port count available in a PCI format.

The COMM+16.PCI provides 16 RS-232 ports, allowing connection to PLC's, bar code readers, scales and other data acquisition/control devices.

Designed using the XR16C850 UART, the COMM+16.PCI supports standard PC data rates and boasts a top speed of 460.8K bps. The board provides a 128-byte FIFO, 16 times larger than boards designed with 16C550 parts, to allow error free operation even in high-speed applications.

Connection to the board is made through two high-density 68-pin connectors. Two single fan-out cables provide connection to each serial port through individual DB-25 male connectors for a total of 16 ports. The COMM+16.PCI also features a Universal Bus as required by PCISIG specification 2.3, allowing compatibility with today's new 3.3V computers as well as older 5V systems.

The COMM+16.PCI, product number 7161, is available immediately from stock. Price is $599.00 in low volume warranty quantities, and like all Sealevel products, the COMM+16.PCI is backed by a lifetime warranty.

Sealevel Systems, founded in 1986, provides communications and I/O solutions for multiple platforms including PCI Bus, ISA Bus, PC Card (PCMCIA), and PC/104. Their product line includes multi-port RS-232 and RS-422/485, high-speed Sync/Async, Digital/Relay I/O, and Solid Disk emulation. Sealevel also provides related software, technical support and customer service. The company is known for its ability to customize products to meet customers' unique application needs.

For more information on Sealevel Systems, please contact Earle Foster at Sealevel, by phone at (864) 843-4343, or by e-mail at earlef@sealevel.com.

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