PCI Express: BlueStorm/Express Isolated

  • PCI Express x1 Lane serial card
  • 4 or 8 ports individually isolated
  • 2kV isolation on all ports
  • Switchable RS-232/422/485
  • Supports full duplex (4 wire), half duplex (2 wire) with auto TxD echo cancellation and multi-drop (4 wire) modes in RS-422/485
  • Bi-directional data speeds up to 7.8 Mbps (RS-422/485)
  • Port settings can be set up by software
  • Slow Slew Rate capability
  • Operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C
Part #: BDG001, BDG001-01, BBG008, BBG008-01, BCG004, BCG004-01 Category: Tags: , ,

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An extension to the BlueStorm/Express product family, the BlueStorm/Express Isolated offers dependability and high speed data transfer rates along with 2kV isolation. This protection makes PCI Express cards ideal in environments where harsh conditions may disrupt communications.

Available with 4 or 8 ports of RS-232/422/485 connectivity, these BlueStorm/Express Isolated x1 lane cards are compatible with x1, x4, x8, x16 lane PCI Express slots. Bi-directional data speeds up to 7.8 Mbps (RS-422/485) ensure fast data aquisition and communications. Experience more responsiveness while reducing the load on your network.

Specifications

Ports

4 or 8 ports

Electrical Interfaces

Hardware selectable RS-232/422/485

Connectors

Board connector: DB-62, Cable: DB-62 to 8 x DB-9, HBD-44

Optical Isolation

2kV isolation port-to-port through cable (3kV on-board)

Operating Temperature

-40°C to +85°C (-40°F to +185°F)

Bus

PCI Express

Operating System

Linux, QNX, SCO Unix, Solaris, Windows

Humidity

95% non-condensing

System Interfaces

Any available x1, x4, x8 or x16 PCI Express slot

Regulatory Approvals

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

Downloads for PCI Express: BlueStorm/Express Isolated

Downloads support: BDG001, BDG001-01, BBG008, BBG008-01, BCG004, BCG004-01

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

Comparison Chart

Part Number
BDG001
BCG004
BBG008
Number of Ports 8 ports 4 ports 8 ports
Electrical Interface RS-232 Hardware or software selectable
RS-232/422/485
Hardware or software selectable
RS-232/422/485
Connectors Board connector: DB-62
Cable: DB-62 to 8 x DB-9
HDB-44 HDB-78
Control Signals TxD, RxD, DTR, RTS, CTS, DCD RS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DTR, DCD, DSR, RI
RS-422/485: TxD+/-, RxD+/-
RS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DTR, DCD, DSR
RS-422/485: TxD+/-, RxD+/-
UART Type One Exar 17V358 octal UART with up to 256 bytes transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port Quad UARTs with up to 256 byte transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port Quad UARTs with up to 256 byte transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port
Dimensions Length: 14.699 cm/5.750”
Height: 11.049 cm/4.350”
Length: 143 mm/5.6”
Height: 69 mm/2.7”
Low Profile
Length: 154 mm/6.1”
Height: 111 mm/4.4”
Standard Height
Power Requirements 0.6 amps @ 3.3V or 2W 150 mA @ 3.3V, 130 mA @ 12V 200 mA @ 3.3V, 230 mA @ 12V
Software Programmable Settings Contact for more info RS-232/422/485, Slow Slew
RS-422/485 Termination
RS-232/422/485

Ordering Information

Main Products
Part Number Description
BDG001 BlueStorm/Express Isolated, 8 ports, RS-232
BDG001-01 BlueStorm/Express Isolated, 8 ports, RS-232 with CBG058 cable
BBG008 BlueStorm/Express Isolated, 8 ports, RS-232/422/485
BBG008-01 BlueStorm/Express Isolated, 8 ports, RS-232/422/485 with CBG143 cable
BCG004 BlueStorm/Express Isolated, 4 ports
BCG004-01 BlueStorm/Express Isolated, 4 ports with CBG105 cable
Cables/Accessories
Part Number Description
CBG058 8x DB-9 Male, 1.220m length
CBG143 8x DB-9 Male, 0.305m length
CBG105 4x DB-9 Male

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