Windows 2000, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64
Mac operating systems supported
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
Linux operating systems supported
Server operating systems supported
Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 x64
Ports & interfaces
Serial interface type
Parallel ports quantity
Serial ports quantity
RS-232, IEEE 1284
Weight & Dimensions
Operating temperature range (T-T)
0 - 70 °C
Storage temperature range (T-T)
-40 - 150 °C
Operating relative humidity range
0 - 60%
Data transfer rate
Flow control support
Plug and Play
FIFO (First In, First Out)
The EC1S1P55254 1S1P 54mm Parallel/Serial ExpressCard (16550 UART) adds 1 RS232 serial, and 1 IEEE 1284 Parallel port to your laptop, using an available 54mm ExpressCard slot.
This high-performance Serial/Parallel adapter with included breakout cable uses the full 54mm form factor for a perfect fit and long life durability. Supporting RS232 speeds up to 128Kbps and parallel rates up to 1.5Mbps, the serial/parallel adapter features a native chipset that delivers reliability, performance, and lower CPU loads versus conventional bridge-chip cards.
Designed for use with laptop computers equipped with 54mm ExpressCard slots, this 1S-1P card offers a broad operating system compatibility list that includes Windows, Mac OS X and Linux, for simple integration into almost any system.
The adapter also functions as a single port Parallel adapter if used without the included breakout cable.
Backed by a StarTech.com Lifetime warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Features - 1x 16C450/550 compatible UART serial port, and 1x IEEE 1284 Parallel port. - Supports baud rates up to 128000bps. - Parallel data rates up to 1.5Mbps. - 256 Byte deep transmit/receive FIFO. - Breakout cable included. - Fully compliant with PCI Express Base Specification Revision 1.0a. - Supports PCIe Power Management.
Applications - Add serial and parallel connectivity to newer systems that lack integrated ports, or expand the amount of available peripheral connections. - Perfect for mobile administrators who are required to connect to and configure routers, switches and industrial serial devices. - Embedded system coding, building, and diagnostics applications. - POS retail applications in grocery and other store locations, for controlling keyboards, cash drawers, receipt printers, card readers / card swipes, scales, and elevated displays. - Self-service automated machines and kiosks to control serial devices such as scales, touchscreens, magnetic card readers, bar code scanners and label printers. - Connects any parallel peripheral including printers, scanners, CD-R/RWs, Zip drives, and memory card readers.
The StarTech.com Advantage - This Parallel/Serial ExpressCard features a high performance single-chip design that optimizes speed, reliability, and power, while reducing CPU load by as much as 48% over conventional adapters that use a 'bridge-chip'. - Full width 54mm ExpressCard is a perfect fit for business laptops and ensures a long life without damage to the card, or your notebook. - The included breakout cable spreads out the 2 ports, to avoid crowded connections.