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GTEK's Multi-Channel Intelligent Serial Boards with Dynamemory are powerful serial enhancements to various types of commercial, industrial and communications applications.

*Not for NEW design*


  • Data Acquisition
  • Machine Control
  • Point-of-Sale Terminals
  • Bulletin Board Systems
  • ATM Machines

Other Features:

  • 8 ports per card for expansion and flexibility
  • Better than 1 MB per second throughput
  • I/O mapped - no host memory used
  • Dynamemory configuration from 32K to 512K
  • Supports DMA transfer
  • Comes standard with EIA-232
  • The PCSS-8FX works with all these high level compilers: Basic, C++, C, Pascal, FORTRAN and ADA
  • All queuing of data and status is handled by the coprocessor so there is no load on the host computer.
  • All channels can be interrupt driven for transmit and receive with automatic handshaking available using CTS/DTR or XON/XOFF.
  • Map channels to COM1: through COM:4
  • Initialize all channels at boot
  • Native DOS, Windows, Windows 95, OS/2 drivers.
  • Up to 127 ports per computer can be configured per PC.
  • FCC Part 15 compliant
  • Full 1 year warranty
  • Made in the USA

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Technical Specifications

PCSS-8FX Intelligent Multiport Serial Board

Dimensions 4.25" x 6.5"
Bus Type ISA
Card Slot 16-bit
Card Style -size
Programmable Memory 2764 to 27256 EPROM (200ns) jumper selectable
I/O Addressing Modes jumper selectable: 2E0h, 2E4h, 210h, 214h, 218h, 21Ch, 220h
IRQ 's Supported 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 12, 15
Connectors RJ-12
Data Cables P8TM Telekit: 6 foot RJ12 to DB-25M (standard)
Interface Standard Standard: EIA-232 (RS-232C)
Optional: RS-422 or RS-485
Number of I/O Ports 8
Data Format Asynchronous, start + data + stop bits.
Data Rates 110 bps to 115.2 Kbps (software selectable)
I/O Connector Configuration DTE (Data Terminal Equipment)
Processor Type 8032 at 24MHz
Device Driver Support Windows, DOS, OS/2 (SIO)
Environmental Operating Temperature: 0-70 degrees Celsius
Operating Humidity: 0-95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Power Requirements Powered through ISA bus: 5 VDC, 12 VDC, -12 VDC @ 5 Watts
Modem Compatibility Compatible with all RS-232 type modems

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