RocketPort ® EXPRESS 8-Port

PCI Express 8-Port serial card
The RocketPort EXPRESS 8-Port serial card delivers four or eight ports of additional in-server serial connectivity with communication speeds up to 460 Kbps

Part Number: 30136-3

  • PCI Express Serial x1, x2, x4, x8, x12 and x16 Lane Connectivity
  • Low-profile or Standard Height Compatible
  • RS-232, RS-422, RS-485 Software-selectable Serial Ports
  • High Performance Serial Port Expansion Cards with communication Speeds up to 460 Kbps
  • Support for the most popular Windows operating systems (including Windows® 10) and Linux kernels
  • Windows driver, which can be configured for interrupt or polling mode
  • Free troubleshooting tools in the event you want to diagnose an issue:
    • Hardware diagnostics
    • LCOM (Linux tool for testing serial ports)
    • Comtrol Utility, which includes Test Terminal (WCOM2) for serial port testing and Port Monitor for monitoring ports
 

This RocketPort EXPRESS card product delivers four or eight ports of additional in-server serial connectivity via an external interface that is purchased separately. A data communication speed up to 460 Kbps is connected through software-selectable RS-232/422/485 ports. The card is compatible with systems that have x1, x2, x4, x8, x12 or x16 PCI Express expansion slots. It is designed for standard and low-profile PCs and servers. RocketPort EXPRESS products are European RoHS directive compliant


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Includes:
  • RocketPort Express 8 Port Device
  • Interface Cable 42"
  • Bracket (1)
 
Hardware
  • Hardware Maximum Cards/System 4
  • Bus Interface Specification PCI Express (PCIe) x1, x2, x4, x8, x12, x16-Lane Compatible
  • Board Dimensions 4.7" x 2.6" (Low-profile)
    119.4 x 66 mm
  • Product Weight 9.5 oz
    269.32 g
Electrical Specifications
  • Current Consumption
    • +3.3VDC 700 mA
    • +12VDC 100 mA
  • Power Consumption (maximum) 3.6 W
Environmental Specifications
  • Air temperature
    • System On 0 to 60° C
    • System Off -20 to 85° C
  • Operating Humidity (non-condensing) 5% to 95%
  • Altitude 0 to 10,000 Feet
    3,048 m
  • Heat Output 12.3 BTU/Hr
  • MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) 118.7 Years

Serial Communications

  • Software Selectable RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485
  • Baud Rate 300 bps to 460.8 kbps
    • Receive Buffer 512 bytes
    • Transmit Buffer 512 bytes
  • Device Driver Data Control
    • Data Bits 5, 6, 7, or 8
    • Parity odd, even, or none
    • Stop Bits 1, 1.5, or 2
    • Flow Control HARDWARE or SOFTWARE

Features

  • Manufacturer's Warranty 5 Years
Export Information
  • Packaged Shipping Weight 1.26 lbs
    0.57 kg
  • Package Dimensions 9.25" x 2.5" x 7.25"
    23.5 x 6.35 x 18.42 cm
  • UPC Code 7-56727-30136-3
  • Country of Origin USA
  • ECCN EAR99
  • Schedule B Number 8471.80.1000
Regulatory Approvals
  • Emissions Canadian EMC requirements
    ICES-003
    European Standard EN55022
    IEC1000-3-2/EN61000-3-2 Harmonic
    IEC1000-3-3/EN61000-3-3 Flicker
    FCC Part 15 Subpart B
    Class B limit
    AS/NZS CISPR 22
  • Immunity European Standard EN55024
    IEC 1000-4-2/EN61000-4-2: ESD
    IEC 1000-4-3/EN61000-4-3: RF
    IEC 1000-4-4/EN61000-4-4: Fast Transient
    IEC 1000-4-5/EN61000-4-5: Surge
    IEC 1000-4-6/EN61000-4-6: Conducted Disturbance
    IEC 1000-4-8/EN61000-4-8: Magnetic Field
    IEC 1000-4-11/EN61000-4-11: Dips and Voltage Variations
  • Safety IEC 60950/EN60950
    CSA C22.2 No. 60950/UL60950 Third Edition
  • Other Regulatory Approvals

  • Pinout Diagram

 
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Pre-Sales Questions

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Documentation
DocumentDescriptionDownload File
RocketPort ® EXPRESS 8-Port User GuideContains detailed installation procedures and configuration information.
Product Support and Service Information
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Warranty

Comtrol offers a 30-Day satisfaction guarantee and a 5-year limited warranty on all RocketPort EXPRESS family products!

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Extended Warranty Available

Software & Drivers
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