• vx 001 expresscard 1 port rs232 1mbaud
  • VX 001 ExpressCard
  • VX 001 RS 232 Pinout
  • VX 001 inserted into laptop
  • VX 001 inserts easily into expresscard slot
vx 001 expresscard 1 port rs232 1mbaud
  • 1 Port RS-232
  • ExpressCard Technology
  • Data rate from 110 to 921,600 baud
  • Fits in any 34mm or 54mm ExpressCard slot
  • Drivers for all popular operating systems
  • Lifetime Warranty and Support
  • VX-001-datasheet (0.69 MB)
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ExpressCard providing one RS232 serial port. ExpressCard is 34mm wide and fits 34mm or 54mm slots. Data transfer rates up to 921,600 baud rates and the 128 byte deep transmit and 256 byte receive FIFOS, coupled with 1Mbit/s line drivers deliver uncompromising performance on your laptop. Drivers for Windows 32 bit and 64 bit Operating Systems including Windows XP, Server 2003, Vista, Server 2008, Windows 7,8 and Windows 10.

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Operating Systems

Tech Spec

Serial Port
ConnectorDB9 Connector - 9 Pin Male
Tx FIFO Size128
Rx FIFO Size256
Operating DistanceEIA - RS232 Standard
CableNo Cable; Integrated Connector
Serial Port Settings
Max Baud Rate921,600
Data Bits7 or 8
ParityOdd, Even, None, Mark or Space
Stop Bits1 or 2
Tx/Rx ModesPoint to Point
PCB Layers4
ExpressCard Width 34mm (fits both 34mm and 54mm ExpressCard slots)
Power Consumption40mA @ 3.3V
Product Weight0.031 kg, 1.09 ounces
Product Dimensions103x38x20 mm, 4.1x1.5x0.8 inches
Packaged Weight0.273 kg, 9.63 ounces
Packaged Dimensions160x135x49 mm, 6.3x5.3x1.9 inches
GTIN (barcode)837324001457
Operating System Compatibility
Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
  • Windows Server 2008 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
  • Windows Vista 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit Editions
  • Linux
USB 2.0480 Mb/s USB 2.0 data rates.


Microsoft Signed Drivers

Microsoft Hardware




Typical Product Applications

Communicating with Industrial Equipment

  • RS232 communication with PLCs from Siemens, Schneider and Omron
  • Connecting to industrial computers - programmable controllers for specialised pc monitoring.
  • Siemens Field PG P4 Laptop to various PLCs such as Honeywell IPC or Allen Bradley Control Logix
  • Data transfer for analytical equipment control and data acquisition from a Malvern MS200 Particle Analyser
  • Connecting Rugged Tablet to Palfinger Lorry Crane RS-232 controller
  • Data acquisitioning on locomotives and trains
  • Programming protection relays from modern laptop.
  • Connect to the Kalmar Forklift and Container handlers frame or transmission controllers
  • Communicate with Railway industry hardware including Doors, HVAC units and Brake control packages over serial

Configuring Networking devices

  • Laptop with no com port, but require connectivity to manage Routers/Switches and other serial managed appliances.
  • Connecting to network devices- Cisco switches, routers
  • Configure firewalls without a graphics interface with your product
  • Provide Serial access for setting up new SAN hardware
  • Access and configure new equipment so it can be added to our networks
  • Cisco Catalysts, Huawei switches and routers, SUN servers

Communication with Commercial & Scientific Equipment

  • Connecting GPS to PC
  • Serial ExpressCard to read data from devices that have measured soil moisture
  • Dell Lattitude Laptop with VX-001 to connect a Datacolor Spectrophotometer on WIN7 64 bits
  • Connect spectrophotometers to our Lenovo Notebook with Express Card slot, using Windows 7

Interfacing with Legacy Equipment

  • To connect old equipment with RS-232 to new computer
  • Communication with legacy automation systems for computers without serial port
  • To use on laptop without serial port
  • I use them in notebooks to communicate via RS232
  • For use with RS232 car diagnostic equipment