The reason is that most low-cost PCI serial cards are designed with a low-cost processor which has low-cost poorly written drivers, which obviously results in headaches for the user. Depending on the voltage the serial card is using it have wither 1 or 2 key notches that will fit into the particular connector inside your computer. Got this card for an older DOS computer, since the specifications mentions that this card works with Useful optional accessories not included. For other serial converters and alternative solutions please see our selection of serial port cards. Unless you invest in a PCI serial card with a quality processor and chipset you will very likely, at some point, experience either a computer freeze, driver errors, being unable to communicate with your serial device or even a BSoD.

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When shopping for a PCI serial card it is important that you choose a card which is suitable and compatible for your serial device and computer. This is kind of old fashioned since most newer serial cards are automatically configured to match your serial device.

Unlike USB based serial cards which due to the virtual COM port drivers have a substantial data delay which can srrial communication with some sensitive serial devices impossible. COM ports can also easily be renamed within your operating system’s Device Manager. When shopping for a PCI serial card be aware that the socket will match your computer. Useful optional accessories not included.

Once the drivers for the serial card has been successfully installed a COM port will show up in your operating system’s Device Manager where you can configure several port settings, if your serial PCI card has good drivers. Got this card for an older DOS computer, since the specifications mentions that this card works with A regular conventional serial card will have either a 50 pin or a 68 pin contact header.

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USB Serial Adapter, 4-ports. Depending on the voltage the serial card is using it have wither 1 or 2 key notches that will fit into the particular connector inside your computer. For alternative serial port cards please see our full selection of serial RS port cards. Both RS serial ports share same IRQ which saves valuable resources if other expansion cards are used.

Some low-cost PCI cards has jumpers which needs to be set in order for you to be able to communicate with a particular device. Connecting external modems, serial moship, handheld PDAs, mice and trackballs, keypads, serial POS devices, digital cameras and more has never been easier! You can read much more about PCI cards at Wikipedia.

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Serial to Ethernet Converters. Of high importance is the chipset of the card. Your header in Here.

DB9 – RJ45 koschip. You will however still be able to adjust several port settings in your operating systems device manager, such as baud rate, data bits and in some cases timing.

Displaying 1 to 2 of 2 reviews. The typical serial card contains one or two serial COM ports however it is also available in multi-port versions.

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Some cards with poorly written drivers cannot be configured. The reason is that most low-cost PCI serial cards are designed with a low-cost processor which has low-cost poorly written drivers, which obviously results in headaches for the user. Does some serial port cards really have bad processor chips?

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Unless you invest in a PCI serial card with a quality processor and chipset you will very likely, at some point, experience either a computer freeze, driver errors, being unable to communicate with your serial device or even a BSoD. The product has been added to the shopping cart. After installing the downloadable drivers the created COM ports will automatically show up in your operating system’s Device Manager as two additional ports.

The PCI serial card is an easy and reliable way of pot serial ports to your computer. For other serial converters and alternative solutions please see our selection of serial port cards.

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There are many models and brands of chipsets, we recommend a serial PCI card chip from either Moschip or FTDI, these processors have proved to be effective and reliable in most applications. The serial PCI cards we are selling are compatible with both 3.

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