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UltraPort SI EIA

UltraPort SI Serial Cards
RS232/RS422/RS485 software selectable interfaces

Perle UltraPort SI is the ideal solution for applications where multiple serial interface types and a fixed number of local serial ports are required. With 1 to 16 software selectable RS232/422/485 serial ports and industry-leading 25Kv ESD protection, the Perle UltraPort SI range offers flexibility, high performance, excellent throughput and reliable solutions that completely outperform the competition.

Features and Benefits

  • Operates with all major Windows, Vista, Linux,
  • Solaris and SCO Unix operating systems
  • 32 and 64 bit driver support
  • Flexible solutions with 1, 2, 4, 8 or 16 serial ports
  • Software Selectable RS-232/422/485 interfaces
  • Each port can be configured individually to an
  • RS232, RS422 or RS485 interface type
  • Low Profile options on 1, 4 and 8 serial port models
  • Speeds up to 3.6Mbps
  • Universal 3.3/5v PCI bus slot support
  • PCI-X compatible
  • Industry leading 25 kV ESD provides protection against
  • electrostatic discharges and power surges
  • Full modem control and hardware/software flow control
  • Wide range of Specialix, Chase and Digi cabling and connection options
  • Reach, RoHS and WEEE Compliant
  • Lifetime Warrany

Diagram UltraPort SI Serial Card

Diagram UltraPort SI Serial Card


The Perle UltraPort SI PCI serial cards are the most advanced low profile serial card solutions on the market today for your serial communications board, providing a complete range of solutions for retail point of sale, data acquisition, industrial automation, advanced kiosk design and much more.

The Perle UltraPort SI’s software selectable interfaces provide the ability to make dynamic configuration changes between RS232, RS422 and RS485 communications without having to take down the server. This ensures maximum availability for mission-critical operations. Each serial port can be configured individually to any interface type.

A wide variety of DB9, DB25, and RJ45 cables and connector boxes support the most popular pin-outs from Specialix International, Chase Research and Digi International. As you upgrade servers and cards to the latest PCI standard, only Perle can ensure you don’t spend valuable budget allocations on re-cabling costs.


  • Retail Point of Sale: Cash registers, receipt printers, bar code scanners, etc. need to be connected to back office servers
  • Medical: Connect bed-side health monitors in hospitals to central nurse stations.
  • Transportation: Connect Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) Equipment, Radar, Infrared Vehicle Scanners, Receipt printers and message signs in Toll Collection Systems
  • Manufacturing: Access serial devices for factory, industrial and warehouse automation
  • Kiosks: Connect internal modems, touch screens, receipt printers, keyboards, etc inside coin counting machines, gas station pay stations and airport check-in’s
  • Education: Access control (door entry) systems with 100’s card and/or badge readers, monitor computer room usage
  • Connect modem pools for remote access dial-in/dial-out

Class Leading Support and Warranty

Perle UltraPort Serial Cards are backed by the best service and support in the industry, including Perle’s unique lifetime warranty. Since 1976 Perle has been providing its customers with networking products that have the highest levels of performance, flexibility and quality.

HTSUS Number: 8517.62.0050 ECCN Code: 5A991