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StarTech PEX2S553
8.4 out of 10

StarTech PEX2S553

The PEX4S553 4-Port Native PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card Read more

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Overall 10
10

I like it!

Orville Burg, II, Amazon
15 April 2015
  • Summary: Great card - Worked as expected with no difficulty. Great way to get RS232 ports on PC without one.
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Overall 10
10

Worked Perfect! You need to use the OLD drivers folder ...

Lars Slate, Amazon
12 April 2015
  • Summary: The only one I could find that works with Windows 2008 R2 Server. Worked Perfect! You need to use the OLD drivers folder in the zipped drivers.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works good, easy to connect

C. R. Stone "chadwick", Amazon
28 March 2015
  • Summary: Works just fine. I ordered it to connect to a legacy PLC and software app driven by Windows 7 Pro 32 bit. It wasn't the perfect fit for my application unfortunately, but again, it worked just fine and the drivers were easy enough to get working, but I did notice that the PC's Device Manager...
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Vinay Rangnekar, Amazon
11 March 2015
  • Summary: Easy to install and instantly adds dual RS 232 communication
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Earnley G. Dawson, Amazon
5 December 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Solves a problem with newer computers

Angel Dean, Amazon
2 November 2014
  • Summary: I use a lot of devices that need serial ports and most newer computers do not have them. This card fits the bill nicely. My gateway desktop has a low profile case and it works very well. Pros: No jumper settings. (All settings in driver software), Cost, Low profile, Adjustable voltage if needed.
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Overall 10
10

This works great but problem is that so many older programs only ...

B Aklestad, Amazon
30 October 2014
  • Summary: This works great but problem is that so many older programs only work on Windows XP .... XP mode on Windows 7 does not work well for me to run these older softwares.
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Overall 8
8.0

Does the job

R. Corrington, Amazon
3 September 2014
  • Summary: I bought the board to add to my home-brew computer I use for controlling my amateur radio station as I needed more serial ports. It installed easily with no fuss or bother and I recently added a Linux distro to the computer and it was recognized as well with Ubuntu Linux.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect

Jeff in Colorado, Amazon
3 September 2014
  • Summary: Runs perfect. Windows 8.1, i7 3.6ghz cpu. Using it to run a HP Designjet 755cm plotter.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't rely on it for critcal work

Greg Beat, Amazon
30 August 2014
  • Summary: Not reliable on Windows 8.1 Pro for 38.4 k transmissions (programming controller). Driver installation still leaves PCIe as unknown. Driver set (2011/2012) nit uodated?
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