Brainboxes' launched their new PCI Express range this year, including RS232 and RS422/485 products. The range has been extremely popular with our customers and we are now ready to release the following products into this range:


All our PCI Express cards, including the new editions to this growing range add reliable and high-speed connectivity via any standard PCIe slot (x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 lane slots). True megabaud line drivers carry information at 921,600 baud, and 256 byte FIFOs with a user definable trigger level ensure the highest levels of data integrity, reducing the likelihood of dropped packets. They also come with Brainboxes' acclaimed customer support package, including Lifetime Warranty & Support, that makes Brainboxes stand out above other manufacturers and makes us the serial card supplier of choice for companies around the world.

Eamonn Walsh, Brainboxes Managing Director stated "These products have been designed to meet the continual demand for high reliability 422/485 serial connections in the Industrial Sectors. For example:

Europe's leading manufacturers of games machines uses Brainboxes' RS422/485 cards for touch screen video gaming. The cards connect several machines and link back to a server in the back office, creating a simple network which is ideal for transmitting data over long distances and in noisy environments. A Brainboxes' broadcast customer, which specialises in bespoke development in key TV & video technologies including teletext and subtitling, has its server connected up to broadcast automation systems via Brainboxes RS422/485 cards. These bring together the equipment such as the editing suite, video tapes, sound and interactive services, with teletext, before broadcast via transmitters into homes by the BBC, ITV and Cable TV stations. "

The full range of PCI Express comprises of 1, 2, 4 and 8 port RS232 cards and 1 and 2 port RS422/485 cards with opto isolation options available, and 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 Server 2008, Vista, XP, Server 2003 and 2000. It 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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