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Serial PC/104 Module Provides Eight Ports

Targeting serial-intensive applications, the SIO-104+8.485 eight-port PC/104 RS-485 module conforms to PC/104 specifications and includes UARTs with 128-byte FIFOs for communication speeds up to 921.6 kb/s. The module automatically handles the RS-485 driver enable, allowing the RS-485 ports to be viewed by the operating system as standard COM ports. Interfacing is via dual 40-pin header connectors, and breakout cables and other accessories are available. The SIO-104+8.485 (part number 3588) comes with the SeaCOM suite of Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP drivers and WinSSD, a test and diagnostic application. Available with operating temperature ranges from 0°C to 70°C or -40°C to +85°C, price is $219 each in low volume. SEALEVEL SYSTEMS INC., Liberty, SC. (864) 843-4343.


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