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Connect Tech BlueStorm/SP - PCI 8 Port RS232 or RS422/485 Serial Interface Card

Adds 8 RS-232 or RS422/485 Ports to a PC via Standard PCI Slot

Introduction

Connect Tech's standard profile BlueStorm/SP is the ideal choice for your PCI applications. Fully PCI 2.3 compliant, the BlueStorm/SP can be installed in any 3.3V or 5V system.

Available with eight ports, the BlueStorm/SP offers RS-232/422/485 connectivity and is jumper selectable on each individual port.

Dependability, high speed data transfer rates and multi-strike surge suppression make these cards ideal for many environments including; industrial or office automation, POS, scientific or instrumentation applications, to name a few.

All BlueStorm/SP products are FCC certified and CE marked. Lifetime Warranty and free technical support is also included.

Features and Benefits

  • Flexibility: Universal PCI ensures this Standard Profile serial card fits into both 3.3V or 5V systems.
  • Speed: Supports data communication speeds up to 1.8432 Mbps.
  • Performance: Ports are controlled by an octal PCI UART, providing 64 bytes of transmit and receive FIFO buffers, global interrupt source register, automatic hardware and software flow control.
  • Protection: Available multi-strike surge suppression on all signals, all ports.

Specification

Function

Interface8 ports
Electrical Interface: Hardware selectable RS-232/422/485
UART: Octal PCI UART with up to 64 byte transmit and receive FIFO buffers
Data RatesRS-232: 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps
RS-422/485: 50 bps to 1.8432 Mbps
Address/IRQAssigned by Plug and Play resources
OtherControl Signals:
• TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, SG (Signal Ground), RI, DTR, DSR, DCD
• RS-422/485: TxD+/-, RxD+/-, RTS+/-, CTS+/-, SR (Signal Return)
Connector(s)DB-9 fan out cable, DB-25 fan out cable, DB-9 external I/O box

General

ExpansionUniversal PCI: 3.3V or 5V PCI bus
Electrical5V @ 875 mA max., 100 mA 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 (-67º 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

BoardBTG001
BlueStorm/SP, 8 ports RS-232/422/485, includes surge suppression

BTG001-01
BlueStorm/SP, 8 ports RS-232/422/485, surge suppression, DB-9 cables

BTG007
BlueStorm/SP, 8 ports RS-232

BTG007-01
BlueStorm/SP, 8 ports RS-232, DB-9 cables
AccessoriesN/A