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Contec COM-1C-LPE - 1 Port RS-232 Serial Low Profile PCI Express

Adds 1 RS-232 Port to a PC via Low Profile PCI Express Slot


Contec's COM-1C-LPE is an interface board of PCI Express bus conformity to perform an outside device and serial communication of RS-232C conformity. It is suitable for use in a low profile (universal) slot and also comes with a full height bracket. It provides one standard RS-232 serial port with support for Windows and Linux.

  • It supports high-speed communication of best 921,600bps. It can build more boards to 16 pieces at the maximum, and Setting COM1 - COM256 is possible.
  • It can be used it as a normal COM port of Windows or Linux by an attached driver software.
  • It supports to a Low Profile size slot, or a standard size slot (Can change it with an attached bracket).
  • A channel is equipped with serial port 1 of RS-232C conformity.
  • It is equipped with an FIFO buffer of transmission of a message 128byte reception 128byte.
  • Uses standard DB9 connector. It can set a baudrate of channel by software.



Interface1 port
Fixed RS-232 protocol
I/O Addresses: Assigned by Plug and Play resources
UART: 162850 or equivalent - 128-byte receive and 128-byte transmit FIFO buffers
Data RatesRS-232: 2 bps to 921.6 Kbps
Address/IRQAssigned by Plug and Play resources
OtherData length: 5, 6, 7 or 8 data bits. 1, 1.5 or 2 stop bits
Parity check: Even, Odd or Non-parity
Connecting distance: 15m (typical, depends on baud rate used)
Connector(s)Standard DB-9 male DSUB connector


ExpansionPCI Express Base Specification Rev. 1.0a x 1
Electrical+3.3V DC @ 500mA (max)
Mechanical121.69(L)×67.90(H) mm
Comes with low profile bracket fitted and standard height bracket in box
SoftwareWindows 7, Vista, XP, Server 2003, 2000
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): 0 C to 50°C
Humidity10 - 90% RH (No condensation)
Warranty1 Year

Ordering Details

COM-1C-LPE 1 Port RS-232 Serial Low Profile PCI Express