Universal input express card

The Aaxeon Technologies MSC-208C is designed for universal compatibility with new and legacy devices for increased flexibility.


Aaxeon Technologies' MSC-208C Industrial 8-port Universal Input PCI Express Card. Courtesy: Aaxeon TechnologiesAaxeon Technologies' 8-Port Industrial RS-232/422/485 PCI Express Card is universally compatible with up to 8 new and legacy RS-232/422/485 devices.

The MSC-208C offers a PCI Express single high speed serial slot and is compliant with PCI Express Base Specifications. It supports a baud rate up to 921.6 Kbps and may be offered with surge and isolation protection (MSC-208C-SI). The MSC-208C contains both standard and low profile brackets and supports a wide range of drivers for Windows and Linux. 

Features include:

  • Full x1 PCI Express Throughput, 250 Mbytes/sec
  • Fully Compliant with PCI Express Base Specifications, Revision 1.1
  • Supports 8 RS-232/422/485 Combo Serial Ports
  • RS-232 Supports 3-wire Signals (TXD, RXD, GND)
  • Supports 4-wire RS 422/485 and 2-wire RS-485 Modes
  • 128-byte deep FIFO per transmitter and receivers
  • Each serial port supports 7-pin Lock-type Terminal Blocks
  • Supports low profile form factor with optional low profile bracket
  • Supports baud rate up to 921.6 Kbps


Aaxeon Technologies, LLC

- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com 

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