Antaira MSC-202ALP1 2-Port RS-232 and 1 Parallel Port, PCI Express Card

2-Port RS-232 + 1-port Parallel PCI Express Card, Low Profile (Support Power Over Pin-9)
Model: MSC-202ALP1
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Antaira MSC-202ALP1 with 2 RS-232 Powered Serial Ports and 1 Parallel Port, Low Profile PCI Express Card

Antaira Technologies' MSC-202ALP1 is a low-profile PCIe serial card that offers 2 RS-232 serial ports and 1 parallel port.  Compatible with the 16C950 UART, it provides high-performance bi-directional serial communication at top speed while reducing CPU overhead.  It’s ideal for expanding serial and parallel ports in a desktop or server. The card is fully PCIe Plug-and-Play compatible with no IRQ and I/O address conflicts.  The RS-232 ports supply 5V or 12V power over pin-9.  The x1 PCIe interface is scalable and backward compatible with PCI applications and drivers.

Key Features

  • Full x1 PCIe throughput of 250 Mbytes/sec
  • 2 RS-232 ports
  • 1 SPP/EPP/ECP parallel port
  • Octopus cable included
  • 2 16C550 high-performance UART channels
  • Provides 5V or 12V power over the serial connectors
  • Supports hardware and software Flow Control
  • Supports IrDA
  • Low profile form factor with a short bracket
  • Comes with Quick Start Guide, drivers, and utilities
Total Ports3
Operating System SupportWindows, Linux and Mac OS
Serial Interface
Serial Ports2 RS-232 | 1 Parallel
Baud RateUp to 921.6 Kbps
Data Bits5, 6, 7, 8, 9
ParityNone, Odd, Even, Mark
Flow ControlHardware and software support
SignalsCTS, RTS / DSR, DTR
Host Controller16C550 UART Compatible
Serial PowerSelect 5 VDC or 12 VDC over DB9 pins
FIFO256 Byte
Connector Type2 x DB9 male serial and 1 x DB25F parallel connectors via single cable
Dimensions2.56 x 2.62"
Operating Temperature0 to 55°C
Storage Temperature-40 to 75°C
Humidity5 to 95% non-condensing
CertificationsCE, FCC, RoHS
Warranty5 Years
Download NameFile Size
MSC-202ALP1 Datasheet203.78KB
MSC-202ALP1 Quick Start Guide87.01KB