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Connect Tech BlueStorm/Express - PCI Express Eight Port Isolated Serial Interface Card

Adds 8 RS-232/422/485 Opto Isolated Ports to a PC via Standard PCI Express Slot

Introduction

BlueStorm/Express Opto (1kV) demonstrates Connect Tech's commitment to customer satisfaction as it provides a perfect example of a PCI Express card that was developed specifically to support customer requirements. This PCI Express card offers multi-strike surge suppression on four of eight ports and the added protection of optical isolation on the remaining ports.

Bi-directional data speeds up to 1.8432 Mbps ensure rapid data acquisition and communications. Superior protection combined with high speed data transfer rates ensure these PCI Express cards can be depended on for mission critical applications.

Connect Tech PCI Express products are FCC certified and CE marked. Lifetime warranty and free technical support is included.

PCI Express Features and Benefits

  • Flexibility: x1 Lane PCI Express card compatible with any available x1, x4, x8 or x16 PCI Express slot
  • Speed: Supports data communication speeds up to 1.8432 Mbps (RS-422/485)
  • Performance: Eight UART channels, providing 64 bytes of transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port - programmable trigger levels
  • Protection: 1kV optical isolation on ports 5 through 8, surge suppression on ports 1 through 4 for your PCI Express applications

Specification

Function

Interface8 ports
Hardware selectable RS-232/422/485
I/O Addresses: Assigned by Plug and Play resources
UART: Dual UARTs with up to 64 bytes transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port
Optical Isolation: 3kV optical isolation
Data RatesRS-232: 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps
RS-422/485: 50 bps to 1.8432 Mbps
Custom baud rates also available
Address/IRQAssigned by Plug and Play resources
OtherControl Signals (Isolated):
• RS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS
• RS-422/485: TxD+/-, RxD+/-, RTS+/-, CTS+/-

Control Signals (Non-isolated):
• RS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, RI, DTR, DSR, DCD
• RS-422/485: TxD+/-, RxD+/-, RTS +/-, CTS
Connector(s)HDB-78 connector
HDB-78 to DB-9 cable assembly available

General

ExpansionStandard PCI Express x1 interface card
Electrical3.3V @ 525mA max., 240mA min., 12V @ 625mA max., 140mA min
MechanicalLength: 14.702 cm/5.788"
Height: 10.605 cm/4.175
Conformal CoatingOn request
SoftwareWindows 2000/XP/XPe/Vista/7/8
Windows Server 2003/Server 2008
QNX 4.X/6.X
Linux
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): 0º C to 70º C (32º F to 158º F)
Temperature range (storage): -55º C to 105º C (-40º F to 221º F)
Humidity5 to 95% non-condensing
Safety/CertificationFCC Class A
ICES-003 Class A
EN 50082-2
EN 55022 Class A
EN 55024
WarrantyLifetime
RoHSCompliant

Ordering Details

BoardBBG003
BlueStorm/Express Opto (1kV), 8 ports RS-232/422/485, 1kV optical isolation on ports 5-8

BBG003-01
BlueStorm/Express Opto (1kV), 8 ports RS-232/422/485, 1kV optical isolation on ports 5-8, RJ-45 to DB-9 cables
AccessoriesN/A
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