PCI Express range continues to expand to meet customers growing requirements

Brainboxes electronic point of sale pci express card

Liverpool UK – 31st March 2011 - Brainboxes, a leader in Serial and Bluetooth connectivity, has released more new products into it’s already greatly established PCI Express range, ensuring customers demands and expectations are met These cards provide one and two port RS232 powered variants through either a spare SATA or IDE disk drive power connector from the PCs power supply. The cards are available in low profile and standard height options.

Powered cards are typically used in Point of Sale applications because one cable delivering both power and data communications lowers cost by saving on the need to have an additional power outlet and power brick for the device, simplifies the installation and maintenance of systems, saves on valuable space in store check outs and makes the operation of hand held device much easier.

Example Application – Golf Swing Monitor

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Our products are being used in a new, industry changing Golf monitor application. The makers of the new Light Speed system claim it will make a difference to how golf retailers and PGA professionals will sell golf equipment in the future, and that the technology offers many advantages over existing launch monitor and swing analysis systems – at a greatly reduced cost. 

The market feedback on this technology that is using our products has been amazing:

Neil Bell, MD of Direct Golf UK, has been trialling a Light Speed system at his Doncaster store. “We’ve been using GPG’s new technology for several months, and I believe it is an exciting piece of kit, unique in today’s market.

Golf retailer and golf simulator expert Bert Kofer said: “I believe this technology could have a major impact on golf teaching and club fitting around the world.”

Description

Ports

Code

LP PCIe 1xRS232 POS 1A SATA

1x9pin

PX-803

PCIe 1xRS232 POS 1A SATA

1x9pin

PX-846

LP PCIe 1xRS232 POS 1A IDE

1x9pin

PX-812

PCIe 1xRS232 POS 1A IDE

1x9pin

PX-823

LP PCIe 1+1xRS232 POS 1A SATA

2x9pin

PX-801

LP PCIe 1+1xRS232 POS 1A IDE

2x9pin

PX-809

LP PCIe 2xRS232 POS 1A

2x9pin

PX-857

 

The full PCI Express range comprises Standard Height and Low Profile versions of 1, 2, 3, 4 & 8 Port variants in RS232 and 1, 2 & 4 Port RS422/485, Opto isolated, parallel port and powered versions also available. Cards are supplied with an installation CD including manual, Microsoft signed drivers & utilities. Brainboxes is a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner and these cards are compatible with 32 bit and 64 bit editions of Windows 7, Server 2008, Vista, XP, Server 2003 and 2000. This range also comes with Brainboxes' acclaimed Serial Solutions software, which is installed in hundreds of thousands of systems worldwide and is recognised to provide industry leading stability and reliability.

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