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The latest release of GTEK's 16-32 port serial board - Cyclone16/32 PCI  is here! This next generation, Intelligent UART serial board is an exciting addition to our already outstanding line of serial boards. This impressive piece of engineering will take the industry by storm!

Coupling the high transfer rates of the PCI bus with the speed of second generation 16C654 UARTS makes for an awesome combination! Large transmit/receive FIFOS and automatic handshaking do all the work with resultant data rates to a remarkable 460.8 Kbps! The larger FIFOS ensure data integrity across high speed lines. Perfect for ISDN!

Setup is a breeze! No jumpers to set, no irq conflicts to resolve! Windows NT 4 is   supported. 

Priced competitively - You'll see that the Cyclone Serial Expansion Units are unlike any other multiport board on the market today. These new products are the solution to Internet and Intranet Connectivity! Check the competition - no one beats GTEK!

Cyclone16/32 Features:

  • Simple to install PCI interface. No jumpers to fuss with
  • 16C654 Intelligent UARTS! The best on the market today!
  • Built-in -12 VDC power supply reduces load on host computer.
  • Incredible data throughput! Up to 460.8 Kbps on all ports! 64 byte transmit/receive FIFO's and automatic handshaking - means less overhead on your system. 
  • Operating systems supported: WindowsNT
  • Works with any software that uses native operating system serial ports.

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Technical Specifications

Cyclone16/32 PCI Serial Expansion Unit

I/O Card

Dimensions 3" x 4"
Bus Type PCI Available
Card Slot PCI 32-bit
Card Style Small form factor 32 bit
Connectors PCI Edge Connector; DB-25 female
Environmental Operating Temperature: 0-70 degrees Celsius
Operating Humidity: 0-95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Electrical +5V @ 250mA/+12V @ 500mA (Cyclone-16) or 1A (Cyclone-32)-12V (none)
Protective Devices Raychem Polyfuses (auto-reset) protect against damage from connection of improper devices to I/O card.

Expansion Unit

Dimensions 5" x 12.25" x 1.3" (32 port add-on makes the height 2.63"
Enclosure 6061-T6 Aluminum
Paint Powder Coat, color "White Knight"
Labeling Epoxy, Silk Screen Process, two color (Black with Red spot color)
Connectors DB-25 (1 ea.), DE-9 (16 per expansion unit)
Indicators Red LED's, Power and Activity
Electrical +12V, -12V, +5V supplied by I/O card.
Environmental 0-70 degrees Celsius 0-95% relative humidity (non-condensing)
Interconnection Cable 6 foot DB25M to DB-25F
Data Cables C16M 16-6 foot DE-9 to DB-25 (standard) other lengths available.
Interface Standard EIA-232 (RS-232C)
Number of I/O Ports 16 (Cyclone 16) or 32 (Cyclone 32)
Data Format Asynchronous, start + data + stop bits.
Data Rates 110 bps to 460.8 Kbps
I/O Connector Configuration DTE (Data Terminal Equipment)
Processor Type Intelligent UART - proprietary to component mfgr.
UART Part Number 16C654
FIFO Depth 64 bytes transmit, 64 bytes receive
Handshake Driven by PC's processor or Auto-Handshake by UART.

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