PCIe-S148/VXC-148U
Serial Communication Board with 8 RS-422/485 ports

The PCIe-S148/VXC-148U card is the new generation product that ICP DAS provides to meet RoHS compliance requirement. The VXC-148U supports 3.3 V/5 V PCI bus, while the PCIe-S148 supports PCI Express bus.

The PCIe-S148/VXC-148U card provides 8 RS-422/485 serial ports. It is equipped with a 256-byte hardware FIFO for each port, supports for speed up to 115200 bps (VXC-148U) or 921600 bps (PCIe-S148) and supports full-duplex communication. The PCIe-S148/VXC-148U card support drivers choose an available COM port number automatically.

The serial communication card are designed for use with intelligent devices like bar code reader, serial printers, intelligent sensors, instrumentation equipment, computers and almost any device with an RS-422/485 port.

 

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Description

Applications

  • Industrial Machinery
  • Building Automation
  • Restaurant Appliances
  • Laboratory Equipment & Research
  • Industrial Communication

Features

  • Supports PCI Express for PCIe-S148
  • Supports 3.3 V/5 V PCI Bus for VXC-148U
  • Provides 8 RS-422/485 ports
  • 256-byte Hardware FIFO for Each Port
  • Automatically select an available COM port number
  • Supports COM port number selection under software control
  • Short Card Design
  • RoHs compliant & no Halogen

Software

  • Drivers for 32-bit Windows XP/2003/2008/7/8/10
  • Drivers for 64-bit Windows XP/2003/2008/7/8/10
  • Driver for Linux

Hardware Specifications

Model PCIe-S148 VXC-148U
Communication Port
COM1 ~ COM8 RS-422/485 The RS-422 and RS-485 cannot be used simultaneously
RS-422 TxD+, TxD-, RxD+, RxD-, GND
RS-485 2-Wire Data+, Data-, GND
Bias Resistor Yes, 1 KΩ
Nodes 256 (max.)
UART 16C950 compatible
Baud Rate 2400 – 921600 bps 50 – 115200 bps
Data bit 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop bit 1, 1.5, 2
Parity None, Even, Odd, Mark, Space
FIFO Internal 256 bytes
General
Bus Type PCI Express x1 3.3 V/5 V Universal PCI, 32-bit, 33 MHz
COM-Selector No
Connector Female DB-62
Power Consumption 120 mA @ 5 V
Operating Temperature 0 °C ~ +60 °C
Storage Temperature -20 °C ~ +70 °C
Humidity 0 ~ 90% RH, non-condensing
PCB Dimensions (L x H) 115.7 mm x 93.1 mm 119.9 mm x 85.4 mm

Ordering Informations

PCIe-S148 CR PCI Express, Serial Communication card with 8 RS-422/485 ports (RoHS)
Includes one CA-PC62M D-Sub connector.
PCIe-S148/D2 CR PCI Express, Serial Communication card with 8 RS-422/485 ports (RoHS)
Includes one CA-9-6210 cable.
VXC-148U CR Universal PCI, Serial Communication card with 8 RS-422/485 ports (RoHS)
Includes one CA-PC62M D-Sub connector.
VXC-148U/D2 CR Universal PCI, Serial Communication card with 8 RS-422/485 ports (RoHS)
Includes one CA-9-6210 cable.

Datasheet

vxc_pcie-148_series

vxc_pcie-1x8_user_manual_v113_en

pcie_s1x8_quickstart_en_v10