Got this card for an older DOS computer, since the specifications mentions that this card works with A clear photo showing the printed info on the main ic would help. This is kind of old fashioned since most newer serial cards are automatically configured to match your serial device. Would a USB to Serial converter not work? When shopping for a PCI serial card it is important that you choose a card which is suitable and compatible for your serial device and computer. You must log in or register to reply here. We have the largest range of different serial RS cards in South Africa as we sell over per month to Telecoms and to Point of Sale installers , As far as reliability is concern we never had a issue with these http:

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Esquire Esquire representative Oct 9, Try that and see how it goes, if no luck report back. The typical serial card contains one or two serial COM ports however it is also available in multi-port versions. When shopping for a PCI serial card be aware that the socket will match your computer. setial

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Thread starter spiff Start date Oct 8, Have you guys ever considered carrying those port servers? USB Serial Adapter, 4-ports.

DB9 – RJ45 adapter. The reason is that most low-cost PCI serial cards are designed with a low-cost processor which has low-cost poorly written drivers, which obviously results in headaches for the user.


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You will however still be able to adjust several port settings in your operating systems device manager, such as baud rate, data bits and in some cases timing. Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts.

Forums New posts Search forums. You must log in or register to reply here. I’ve had problems with them in the past with POS slip printers, rather go with a RS add-on card – this for instance http: Your header in Here.

Of high importance is the chipset of the card.

The PCI serial card is an easy and reliable way of adding serial ports to your computer. Joined Jan 19, Messages 7, Big Giveaway – Win prizes worth R3, Joined Mar 24, Messages 2, Fudzy Guest Oct 9, Serial to Ethernet Converters. I’ve got a Sunix T Seriaal dual 9pin serial port in the cupboard for you if you’re in sedial jam freebie – you organise shipping but you should be able to find one in Cape Town.

Fudzy Guest Oct 8, Some cards with poorly written drivers cannot be configured. Got this card for an older DOS computer, since the specifications mentions that this card works with Depending on the voltage the serial card is using it have wither 1 or 2 key notches that will fit into the particular connector inside your computer. Chipset is manufactured by Moschip Semiconductors from what I deduce, their website points to the Asix site for drivers, http: COM ports can also easily be renamed within your operating system’s Device Manager.


After installing the downloadable drivers the created COM ports will automatically show up in your operating system’s Device Manager as two additional ports. Unless you invest in a PCI serial card with a quality processor and chipset you will very likely, at some point, experience either a computer freeze, driver errors, being unable to communicate with your serial device or even a BSoD. Both RS serial ports share same IRQ which saves valuable resources if other expansion cards are used.

Joined Jan 22, Messages 72, I’m sending data to the production machine and if any data get lost or if there are gaps then the machine is going to crash big time? Joined Oct 17, Messages 4, For win98 or winxp? Connecting external modems, serial printers, handheld PDAs, mice and trackballs, keypads, serial POS devices, digital cameras and more has never been easier!