StarTech PCI2S550 Serial Adapter
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Product Information for StarTech PCI2S550 Serial Adapter

Highlights for StarTech PCI2S550 Serial Adapter

Marketing Information's PCI2S550 adds 2 additional serial ports to a PC, allowing users to connect hardware with serial interfaces such as modems, PDAs, digital cameras, serial printers, digitizer tablets, label printers and ISDN terminal adapters to their PC. The PCI2S550 is guaranteed to work with any PC (drivers for Windows XP, ME, 2000, 98, 95, 3.1, NT, Linux and DOS are included). It is easy to install and use thanks to its step-by-step instruction manual and Plug-and-Play connectivity. IRQ sharing feature also eliminates IRQ conflicts. Two high-speed 16550 UART 9-pin serial ports transfer data at up to 920 Kbps baud rate, ensuring that connected hardware runs at peak performance. Also, built-in 16 byte FIFO buffers work to increase data speeds when multitasking. On top of this, all I/O cards feature a lifetime warranty that ensures continued operation as long as you need it.

General Information

  • Manufacturer
  • : Startech Computer Products
  • Manufacturer Part Number
  • : PCI2S550
  • Manufacturer Website Address
  • :
  • Product Name
  • : PCI2S550 Serial Adapter
  • Product Type
  • : Serial Adapter
  • Packaged Quantity
  • : 1

    Technical Information

  • Host Interface
  • : PCI
  • Data Transfer Rate
  • : Up to 920Kbps
  • Buffer
  • : 16Byte
  • Baud Rate
  • : 920Kbps
  • UART Type
  • : 16550
  • IRQ
  • : Sharing IRQ lines


  • Ports
  • : 2 x 9-pin DB-9 Male RS-232



    Power Description

    Environmental Conditions

    Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor
  • : Plug-in Card
  • Shipping Dimensions
  • : 1" Height x 5.5" Width x 5" Depth
  • Shipping Weight
  • : 0.28 lb


    Package Contents

  • 1 x PCI serial card
  • 1 x driver disk
  • Additional Information

  • Very simple to install and use
  • Configuration: Jumperless Plug & Play
  • PCI interface lowers CPU load for better system performance
  • Max. Serial Data Rate: Up to 128 Kbps for Windows users, up to 920 Kbps for other operating systems
  • Drivers: DOS, Windows 9x, ME, XP, Windows NT4.0, Windows 2000

  • Data collection
  • Process control
  • Modem, ISDN TA connection
  • Printer connection
  • System Requirements

  • An IBM PC or compatible computer running Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP, NT 4.0, Windows 3.1, Linux
  • An open PCI slot
  • Compatibility

  • PC
  • Compatible with older serial peripherals
  • Linux Compatibility: Installation scripts available for RedHat 7.2, SuSE 7.3, Mandrake 8.2
  • Certifications & Standards

  • FCC Compliance
  • Warranty

  • Standard Warranty
  • : Lifetime
  • Parts Warranty/Labor
  • : Lifetime
  • Additional Warranty Information
  • : This product is backed by a lifetime warranty. In addition warrants its products against defects in materials and workmanship for the periods noted below, following the initial date of purchase. During this period, the products may be returned for repair, or replacement with equivalent products at our discretion. The warranty covers parts and labor costs only. does not warrant its products from defects or damages arising from misuse, abuse, alteration, or normal wear and tear.

    Limitation of Liability:
    In no event shall the liability to Ltd. (or its officers, directors, employees or agents) for any damages (whether direct or indirect, special, punitive incidental, consequential, or otherwise), loss of profits, loss of business, or any pecuniary loss, arising out of related to the use of the product exceed the actual price paid for the product.

    Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. If such laws apply, the limitations or exclusions contained in this statement may not apply to you.