BlueStorm/SP Opto

  • Flexibility: Suitable for both 3.3V and 5V PCI slots.
  • Speed: Supports data communication speeds up to 1.8432 Mbps.
  • Performance: Dual UARTs, providing 64 bytes of transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port.
  • Protection: 3kV optical isolation on all ports.

**Not recommended for new designs.**

Part #: BSG001, BSG001-01 Categories: , Tag:

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The BlueStorm/SP Opto offers the added protection of optical isolation for your critical applications. BlueStorm/SP Opto is an extension of the BlueStorm product family and is available as a standard profile card only.

Dependability, high speed data transfer rates and 3kV of optical isolation protection makes these cards ideal in environments where harsh conditions may disrupt communications.

Available with four ports of RS-232/422/485 connectivity, these BlueStorm/SP Opto cards are compatible with 3.3V and 5V PCI slots.

Bi-directional data speeds up to 1.8432 Mbps (RS-422/485) ensure fast data acquisition and communications.

All BlueStorm/SP Opto cards are FCC certified and CE marked.



4 ports

Electrical Interfaces

Hardware selectable RS-232/422/485


RJ-45 to DB-9 cable

Control Signals

RS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, SG, RI, DTR, DSR, DCD, RS-422/485: TxD +/- , RxD +/- , RTS +/- , CTS +/-, SR

Baud Rate

RS-232: 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps, RS-422/485: 50 bps to 1.8432 Mbps


Assigned by Plug and Play resources

Memory Addresses

Assigned by Plug and Play resources


Dual UARTs with up to 64 bytes transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port


Length: 14.702 cm/5.788” Height: 10.605 cm/4.175

Operating Temperature

0°C to +70°C (+32°F to +158°F)

Storage Temperature

-55°C to +105°C (-67°F to +221°F)


5 to 95% non-condensing


32-bit Universal PCI

Operating System

Linux, QNX 4.X/6.X, Windows 2000/CE/XP/XP x64/XPe/Server 2003/ Server 2003 x64/Vista

Power Consumption

100 mA min, 5V @ 875 mA max.

System Interfaces

Any available 3.3V or 5V PCI slot

Regulatory Approvals

EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024, FCC Class A, ICES-003 Class A, EN50082-2

Downloads for BlueStorm/SP Opto – BSG001, BSG001-01

Drivers for BlueStorm/PCI

Operating System Driver Information Resources
Windows 10 Name:
Version: v101-w10
Released: 02.23.2018
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Install Guide
Windows 8, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-Bit, Windows Vista, Windows Vista 64-Bit, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 64-Bit, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 64-Bit, Windows XP, Windows XP Embedded, Windows XP 64-Bit, Windows 2000 Name:
Version: v101
Released: 02.23.2018
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Install Guide (Vista)
Install Guide (2000)
Install Guide (XP+)
Windows CE 5.0 Name:
Released: 10.20.2006
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Windows NT Name:
Version: 1.1.6
Released: 01.21.2005
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Diagnostic Utilities
Linux (3.9.x +) Name: cti_serial_145.tgz
Version: 1.45
Released: 04.16.2021
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Install Guide
Linux (2.6.39, 3.8.x) Name: cti_serial_125a.tgz
Version: 1.25
Released: 08.11.2014
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Install Guide
Linux (2.6.18 to 2.6.38) Name: cti_serial_113a-2.6.38.tgz
Version: 1.13a-2.6.38
Released: 08.11.2014
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Install Guide
QNX 7 Name: ctipuiq7-1v224.tar
Version: 2.24v7
Released: 2022.07.05
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Install Guide
QNX 6 (Neutrino) Name: ctipuiq6v221_65.tgz
Version: 2.21v65 (QNX6.4+)
Released: 03.02.2017
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Install Guide
QNX 4 Name: BL-QNX4_120.tar
Version: 1.20
Released: 10.27.2011
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Install Guide
Solaris 10 (32-bit) Name: ctiblsolpkg2.12.gz
Version: 2.12
Released: 03.28.2008
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Install Guide
SCO Unix/Openserver Name: bhblbe-sco-v400-install.tar
Version: 4.00
Released: 12.06.2006
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VxWorks Name:
Released: 09.09.2005
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Drivers support: BL005-01, BL006-01, BL007-01, BL008-01, BL017-01, BL018-01, BL019-01, BL020-01, BL032-01, BL033-01, BL034-01, BL035-01, BLG006-01, BLG008-01, BLG018-01, BLG018-05, BLG020-01, BLG020-05, BLG020-07, BLG033-01, BLG033-03, BLG033-05, BLG035-01, BLG035-03, BLG035-05, BLG035-07, BL009-01, BL010-01, BL011-01, BL012-01, BL021-01, BL022-01, BL023-01, BL024-01, BL028-01, BL036-01, BL037-01, BL038-01, BL039-01, BL040-01, BL041-01, BL042-01, BL043-01, BL048-01, BL051-01, BLG010-01, BLG012-01, BLG022-01, BLG022-05, BLG024-01, BLG024-05, BLG026-01, BLG026-05, BLG028-01, BLG037-01, BLG037-05, BLG039-01, BLG039-03, BLG039-05, BLG041-01, BLG041-03, BLG041-05, BLG043-01, BLG043-03, BLG043-05, BLG043-09, BLG049-05, BLG051-01, BLG051-03, BLG051-05, BTG007, BTG001, BTG001-01, BTG001-02, BTG001-03, BSG001, BSG001-01

Ordering Information

Main Products
Part Number Description
BSG001 BlueStorm/SP Opto, 4 ports
BSG001-01 BlueStorm/SP Opto, 4 ports with CAGRJ4509
Part Number Description
CAGRJ4509 4x RJ-45 to DB-9 Cable

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