2-port RS-422/485 Low-Profile Universal PCI Communication Card with Surge & Isolation Protection
  • PCI bus 2.2 compliant
  • Speeds up to 921.6 kbps
  • I/O address automatically assigned by PCI Plug & Play
  • Operating sytems supported: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Windows CE 5.0/6.0, Linux, and QNX
  • 2,000 VDC EFT Protection
  • 2,500 VDC Isolation protection for RS-422/485
  • Interrupt status register for increased performance
  • Space reserved for termination resistors
  • Automatic RS-485 data flow control
  • Powerful and easy-to-use utility (ICOM Tools)
  • Universal and low-profile PCI (Supports 3.3 V or 5 V PCI bus signal)
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These RS-232/422/485 PCI communication cards are compatible with the PCI 2.2 bus specification for universal connectivity and low-profile PCI cards. The PCI-1604UP provides two independent RS-232 ports, while the PCI-1602UP has two RS-422/485 ports. To improve system performance, all cards allow transmission rates up to 230.4 kbps. To increase reliability, the cards can protect your system from abrupt high voltages up to 2,000 voltage thankds to EFT protection technology. High-performance OXuPCI952 UART with 128-byte FIFO, reduces the CPU load, making the cards especially suitable for ultitasking environments.
The cards follow the Low Profile PCI MD1 standard. This standard has the same protocol and electronic definition as standard PCI, but the low-profile PCI standard is smaller. Thus, the cards are suitable for embedded systems, and size-constrained environments. Moreover, all cards are equipped with an universal PCI connector, which allows support for traditional systems with 5 V signaling or newer systems with 3.3 V signaling.