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Dual port serial PCMCIA card : SL232

Dual Port RS232 Serial Comms PCMCIA Card - SL332

The SL332 offers a convenient way to add two RS232 asynchronous serial ports to your laptop, PDA, or desktop (using one of Elan's Desktop PCMCIA adapters).  The card automatically configures to become two more COM ports by using the built-in O.S. drivers that are tried and tested and are optimized to work in the Windows environment.

Technical Features

Chip Dual 16C550 UARTs with 16-byte TX and RX FIFOs for high speed and reliable communications
Chip Hardware switchable baud rate multiplier allows either industry standard rates up to 115KBaud in x1 mode or up to 921Kbaud in x8 mode...no special drivers needed for faster rates. Each port can be configured separately.
Data Rates Supports 5/6/7/8 data bits, odd/even/no parity, 1/1.5/2 stop bits, baud rates including 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 57600, 115200 in x1 mode, and 8 times these rates in x8 mode i.e. up to 921600 baud
Software Supported by standard drivers in Windows95, 98, 98SE, Me, 2000, XP.  Card comes with Elan's Card Center Pro software that installs INF scripts and sample code.
Software Automatic O.S. recognition and configuration.  Hot swappable PC Card 5.0 compliant true multi-function TypeII design.
Power consumption Low power consumption: Typical 40mA at 5V, with support for reduced power sleep mode (depends on O.S.).  Will also work at 3.3V with true RS232 levels for hosts that cannot supply 5V.
Power consumption Power consumption drops automatically when terminal equipment is not connected  i.e. unplugging cable at either end.
Power consumption Card has 5V output to power external equipment (custom cable required, consult Elan sales for more information.)
Electrostatic discharge 15KVolt ESD protected RS232 drivers and receivers for protection of your card and PC
Cable options Supplied with 300mm Type47 cable.  Connector latches into PC Card for security. Dual DB9 Males with female screwlocks and industry standard RS232 pinout for direct attachment of terminal equipment
Cable Options Can be fitted with Elan's unique Strain Relief Assembly to ruggedize the PC Card to cable connection (optional extra), product code "SRA1"
Cable Options Also available with robust direct cable termination instead of Type47 cable, product code SL332R. MOQ may apply.

More Information

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SL332 - high speed dual port serial (RS232) interface PC Card