5104e - 1 Port RS-232/422/485/530/530A/V.35 Low Profile PCI Express Synchronous Serial Card (ACB-Ultra.LPCIe)

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This product has a lifetime warranty against product failure (excludes user or enviromental damage).


This product fully adheres to the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive 2002/95/EC, RoHS for short.  The directive covers the restriction of use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment and was adopted in February 2003 by the European Union.


CE is a mandatory standard for products on the market in the European Economic Area. By CE marking a product, the manufacturer ensures that the item meets the essential safety requirements set out in the applicable CE directive.

FCC Approved

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government that sets standards and governs the testing of conducted and radiated emissions such as EMI.

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5104e with low profile height bracket


5104e with standard height bracket


DB25 Female to DB25 Male Extension Cable, 72" in Length


DB25 Female (RS-530) to DB37 Male (RS-449 DTE) Cable, 10" in Length


DB25 Female to DB25 Male Twisted Pair Serial Cable, 72" in Length


DB25 Female (RS-530) to DB15 Male (X.21) Cable, 72" in Length


DB25 Female (V.35) to ITU-T ISO-2593 Style Connector (V.35) Cable, 72" in Length


Terminal Block Kit - TB04 + CA104 Cable


Terminal Block Kit - DB25 Female to 25 Screw Terminals, 6" Snap Track & DIN-rail Mounting Clips

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5104e overview

  • Compliant with RoHS and WEEE directives
  • Configurable for RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, RS-530, RS-530A, or V.35
  • Z16C32 Integrated Universal Serial Controller (IUSC) with built-in DMA controller and 32-byte FIFO buffer
  • 256K bytes of on-board RAM/link list DMA supported
  • Data rates to 10Mbps (Burst mode)
  • All modem control signals implemented in RS-232 mode
  • PCI Express[x1] compliant
  • Compatible with low profile PCI Express slots (standard profile slots see 5104eS)
  • OEM security feature available as an option
  • DB25M board connector
The 5104e low profile PCI Express serial interface provides one high-speed synchronous serial port configurable for RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, RS-530, RS-530A or V.35. In RS-232 mode, all common modem control signals are implemented for compatibility with a wide range of peripherals. Additional serial interfaces are provided by a variety of optional cable accessories.

The board utilises a Zilog Z16C32 Integrated Universal Serial Controller (IUSC) with on-chip DMA controller and 32-byte FIFO buffer coupled with 256K of on board memory, that allows burst data rates to 10Mbps. The DMA controller supports single buffer, pipelined, array and link list data transfer modes. These features make the 5104e ideal for wide area network (WAN) connectivity, radar, telemetry and other high-speed serial applications.

Software support, critical for successful synchronous communication development, is provided through Sealevel's SeaMAC V5 synchronous serial driver. HDLC/SDLC protocols are supported as well as certain configurations of Monosync, Bi-sync and Raw modes. Existing customers of the PCI version simply need to update to the latest SeaMAC software driver to ensure their application will continue to operate as expected. The 5104e includes an optional OEM security feature that prevents unauthorised boards from being used in an application.

The 5104e is compatible with any low profile PCI Express slot. If you have a standard size PCI-Express slot, be sure to select the 5104eS.

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