SIO8BX2 - End of Life

Eight Channel High Performance Serial I/O PCI CARD Featuring Multi-Protocol Serial I/O with Software Configurable Cable Transceivers and 32k byte FIFO Buffers (512k byte total)

Please Note:

The PCIe4-SIO8BX2 is now considered End of Life. For more information, please read the End of Life document for this product. For future designs, we recommend the PCIe4-SIO8BX2V.

  • Four Lane PCI Express (PCIe4) Interface
  • Eight Independent Multiprotocol Serial Channels
  • Serial Mode Protocols include Asynchronous, Monosync, Bisync, SDLC, HDLC, Nine-Bit, and IEEE 802.3
  • Synchronous Serial Data Rates up to 10 Mbits/sec
  • Asynchronous Serial Data Rates up to 1 Mbit/sec
  • Independent Transmit and Receive FIFOs for each Serial Channel –32k byte each
  • Multi-protocol Transceivers support RS422 (V.11)/RS485, RS232 (V.28)
  • Parity and CRC detection capability
  • Programmable Oscillators provide increased flexibility for exact Baud Rate Clocks
  • Low Force Helix (LFH) type 160 pin front edge I/O Connector Four Independent RS422/RS485/RS232 Serial Channels
  • Eight signals per channel, configurable as either DTE or DCE: 3 Serial Clocks (TxC,RxC,AuxC), 2 Serial Data signals (TxD,RxD), CTS, RTS, and DCD.
  • Unused signals may be reconfigured as general purpose IO.
  • Fast RS422/RS485 Differential Cable Transceivers Provide Data Rate up to 10Mbps
  • RS423 and RS232 Cable Transceivers Provide Data Rate up to 230kbps
  • Industry Standard Zilog Z16C30 Multi-Protocol Universal Serial Controllers (USC®)
  • Optional cable adapter to eight DB25 connectors
  • A variety of device drivers are available, including VxWorks, Windows, Linux
  • Industrial Temperature Option Available

What is the difference between the SIO4BXR/SIO8BX2 and the SIO4BXR/SIO8BX2-SYNC?

New Feature! Call for availability of a conduction cooled (CCPMC) version of this board! Read more about our new PMC Conduction Cooled products!

Extended temperature versions are available for all products. Please contact us for more information! We feature free Windows and Linux drivers where available.

CE Certification Available - Call factory for status

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