Electronic Design

Bridge PCI Express And Serial IO

The transition to PCI Express (PCIe) continues with Pericom’s PIC9X95x PCIe to serial port bridge chips. Available in two-, four-, and eight-port versions, pricing starts at $5.30. The high-performance 16C950-compatible ports support synchronous rates up to 62.5 Mbits/s. A serial EEPROM interface provides startup configuration parameters. The chips are available in a plastic quad-flat package (PQFP) or a ball-grid array (BGA) package. Drivers for Linux and Windows are included.
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