The MSC-216A1, from Antaira Technologies, is an RS-232 PCI Express (PCIe) adapter that adds 16 channels of serial communication to 19” rack mount servers, desktops and workstations. Built for intense serial applications, it may function as a client or server to connect serial devices like point-of-sale terminals, meters, RFID scanners, card readers and instruments. Each VHDCI-68 front panel connector cables to eight DB-9 connectors. The DB-9s offer pins to supply 5V and 12V of power. The MSC-216A1 offers and efficient PCIe interface for fast transfers and reduce CPU utilization.
The MSC-216A1 software supports multiple versions of Windows and Linux operating systems. The plug-and-play wizard offers quick setup and installation.
|Operating System Support||Windows, Linux|
|Serial Ports||16 x RS-232|
|Baud Rate||Up to 921.6 Kbps|
|Data Bits||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Parity||None, Odd, Even, Mark|
|Flow Control||Xon / Xoff|
|Signals||CTS, RTS / DSR, DTR|
|Host Controller||16C550/16C950 UART Compatible|
|Serial Power||Select 5 VDC or 12 VDC over DB9 pins|
|Connector Type||16 x DB9 male connectors via cable|
|Operating Temperature||0 to 55°C|
|Storage Temperature||-40 to 75°C|
|Humidity||5 to 95% non-condensing|
|Certifications||CE, FCC, RoHS|