Lava Computer PCI Bus 16550 Eight Port Serial Board
Item No.
304025
Mfg Part No.
OCTOPUS-550
Availability
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Product Information for Lava Computer PCI Bus 16550 Eight Port Serial Board

Highlights for Lava Computer PCI Bus 16550 Eight Port Serial Board

Marketing Information

The Lava Octopus-550 provides the easiest way to add eight 16550 UART serial ports to a PC system while using only one system IRQ!

This eight-port board is one of the most dependable multi-port serial boards around. It is an ideal communications solution in an ISP or remote access system environment. The Octopus-550 is also popular in Point-of-Sale systems, where it is a very cost-effective alternative to many other eight-port boards on the market.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Lava Computer MFG, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: OCTOPUS-550
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.lavalink.com
  • Product Name: PCI Bus 16550 Eight Port Serial Board
  • Product Type: Multiport Serial Adapter
  • Technical Information

  • Host Interface: PCI
  • Data Transfer Rate: Up to 115.2Kbps
  • Buffer: 16Byte
  • UART Type: 16550
  • IRQ: Automatic
  • Protocols: RS-232
  • Control Signals: CD
  • Platform Support: PC
  • Processor & Chipset

    Interfaces/Ports

  • Ports Expandability: 8 x 9-pin DB-9 Male RS-232 - Serial, Via Cable (Included)
  • Software

    Reliability

    Power Description

    Environmental Conditions

    Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Shipping Weight: 24.71 oz
  • Miscellaneous

    Package Contents

  • PCI Bus 16550 Eight Port Serial Board
  • Fan-out (octopus) cable
  • Additional Information

  • All eight ports require only one system IRQ
  • Automatically selects next available IRQ and COM addresses
  • Carries the standard pin-out for serial ports
  • Includes Lava Com Port Redirect Utility for renaming COM Ports in Windows 95/98/Me
  • Allows for backward compatibility with software that supports COM 1-4 only
  • System Requirements

  • One PCI slot
  • Compatibility

  • Plug and Play
  • Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows Me
  • Certifications & Standards

  • FCC
  • CE
  • Warranty

  • Standard Warranty: Lifetime