PCI Express: BlueStorm/Express 8/16 RS-232

  • Flexibility: PCI Express x1 Lane lane serial card, 8 or 16 ports RS-232
  • Speed: Bidirectional data communication speeds up to 921.8Kbps
  • Performance: RS-232 line interface with 50 bps to 1 Mbps baud
  • Protection: Surge suppression options
Part #: BEG011, BEG011-01 Category: Tags: ,

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The BlueStorm/Express family offers reliable, high speed data transfer for your PCI Express system. These x1 lane, standard profile PCI Express serial cards offer 8 or 16 ports of RS-232 connectivity, compatible with any PCI Express slot.

Bidirectional data speeds up to 921.8Kbps ensures fast and reliable communications for your industrial and embedded applications in a cost-effective manner.

The Connect Tech BlueStorm/Express cards are compatible with x1, x4, x8 and x16 lane PCI Express slots. Upgrading a PCI system to the more efficient PCI Express requires a hardware change only – your new PCI Express system is backwards compatible with your PCI software.

Specifications

Ports

8 or 16 ports

Electrical Interfaces

RS-232

Connectors

DB-9 cables

Control Signals

CTS, DCD, DSR, DTR, RI, RTS, RxD, TxD

Baud Rate

RS-232: 50 bps to 1 Mbps

Interrupts

Assigned by Plug and Play resources

Memory Addresses

Assigned by Plug and Play resources

UART Type

PCIe octal UART with up to 254 bytes transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port

Dimensions

Length: 14 cm/5.5” (including bracket) Height: 10.7 cm/4.2”

Operating Temperature

-40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)

Storage Temperature

-40°C to +105°C (-40°F to +221°F)

Humidity

5 to 95% non-condensing

Bus

PCI Express

Operating System

Linux, QNX, SCO Unix, Solaris, Windows

Surge Suppression

EN61000-4 compatible on all signals, all ports

System Interfaces

One PCI Express x1 card edge

Power Requirements

+3.3V DC @ 300mA (max)

Regulatory Approvals

FCC Class A, ICES-003 Class A

Downloads for PCI Express: BlueStorm/Express 8/16 RS-232

Downloads support: BEG011, BEG011-01

Drivers for BlueStorm/Express

Operating System Driver Information Resources
Windows 10 Name: winctipu-v101-w10.zip
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 Name: winctipu-v101.zip
Version: v101
Released: 02.23.2018
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Install Guide
Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 64-Bit, Windows XP, Windows XP 64-Bit, Windows 2000 Name: winctipu-v101.zip
Version: v101
Released: 02.23.2018
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Install Guide
Windows XP Embedded Name: winctipu-v101.zip
Version: v101
Released: 02.23.2018
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Install Guide
Windows CE 5.0 Name: ctice500_1_0_0_0.zip
Version: 1.0.0.0
Released: 10.20.2006
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Install Guide
Linux (3.9.x +) Name: cti_serial_144.tgz
Version: 1.44
Released: 06.23.2020
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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
Linux 2.4 Name: ctipu-24-1.12.tar.gz
Version: 1.12
Released: 12.09.2008
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Install Guide
QNX 7 Name: ctipuiq7v224.tar
Version: 2.24v7
Released: 2018.06.14
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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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Install Guide

Drivers support:

BlueStorm/Express: BEG001, BEG002, BEG002-01, BEG002-02, BEG005, BEG005-01, BEG005-02, BEG005-03, BEG006, BEG006-01, BEG006-02, BEG006-03

BlueStorm/Express Opto: BBG001, BBG001-01, BBG003, BBG003-01

BlueStorm/Express LP: BFG001, BFG001-01, BFG002, BFG002-01, BFG002-02, BFG002-03, BFG002-04, BFG005, BFG005-02, BFG005-03

BlueStorm/Express LP Opto: BCG001, BCG001-01, BCG003, BCG003-01

BlueStorm/Express Isolated: ONLY BDG001-01

BlueStorm/Express 8/16 RS-232: BEG011, BEG011-01

BlueStorm/SP RJ-11: BTG008, BTG008-01

Mini PCI Express Serial: MPG001, MPG002, MPG003, MPG004

Ordering Information

Main Products
Part Number Description
BEG011 BlueStorm/Express, 16 ports
BEG011-01 BlueStorm/Express, 16 ports with CBG009 cable
Cables/Accessories
Part Number Description
CBG009 8x DB-9 Male

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