StarTech 1 Port PCIe RS232 Serial Adapter Card
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Product Information for StarTech 1 Port PCIe RS232 Serial Adapter Card

Highlights for StarTech 1 Port PCIe RS232 Serial Adapter Card

  • Product Type:Serial Adapter
  • Form Factor:Plug-in Card

Marketing Information

The PEX1S553 PCI Express Serial adapter card allows you to turn a PCI Express slot into an RS232 (DB9) serial connection" The card is constructed using a native single chip design that lets you harness the full capability offered by PCI Express (PCIe), while reducing the load applied to the CPU by as much as 48% over conventional bridge chip serial cards" The PCI Express (RS232) Serial Adapter Card is compatible with a broad range of operating systems including Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 (32 and 64 bit), Linux Kernel 2"6"11 and up, as well as MAC OS X 10"4 and above" The adapter card includes an optional half-height/low profile bracket, that lets you add a serial port to virtually any computer, regardless of the case form factor" This product is a replacement for our PEX1S552 card" Backed by a StarTech"com Lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support"


  • Ports: 1 x 9-pin DB-9 Male RS-232 Serial
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    General Information

  • Product Type: Serial Adapter
  • Manufacturer Part Number: PEX1S553
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www"startech"com
  • Manufacturer: StarTech"com
  • Product Model: PEX1S553
  • Product Name: 1 Port PCIe RS232 Serial Adapter Card
  • Brand Name: StarTech"com
  • Miscellaneous

    Package Contents

  • 1 Port PCIe RS232 Serial Adapter Card
  • Standard and low profile/half-height Bracket
  • Green Compliance


    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority


    Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Power Description



    Technical Information

  • Host Interface: PCI Express
  • Data Transfer Rate: 460"80 Kbps
  • Platform Support: PC
  • UART Type: 16550
  • Warranty

  • Standard Warranty: Lifetime