DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe
Quick Installation Guide
Introducing the DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe
The DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe high-speed serial I/O card
provides four additional 9-pin serial ports.
Features and Benefits
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Compliant with PCI Express Base Specification
Revision 1.0a
PCI Express 1-lane (x1) serial I/O card works with
PCI Express slots with different lane width
Installs in any available PCI Express slot and
provides four 9-pin RS232 serial ports via a fan-out
cable
Spare enhanced low profile bracket is included to
work in low profile chassis
128-byte FIFO buffers dramatically increase data
transmit/receive speed and supports data rates up
to 920 Kbps
Works as standard RS232 port or with 5V or 12V
power output for devices that require power
System Requirements
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PCI Express-enabled system with an available PCI
Express slot
Windows® 7 (32-/64-bit) / Vista (32-/64-bit) / XP
(32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 (32-/64-bit) / 2000
04-0573B
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Package Contents
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DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe adapter and spare enhanced
low profile bracket
4-port fanout cable & "Y" split power cable
Driver CD and quick installation guide
Layout
Jumper settings
Power
connector*
Fanout cable
connector
Figure 1: CyberSerial 4S PCIe Board Layout
Jumper Settings (J1-J4)
Short 2-3 = 0 volts
Short 1-2 = 5V
Short 3-4 = 12V
S2 (J2)
S4 (J4)
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S3 (J3)
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S1 (J1)
* Note: If the serial port(s) requires power output,
connect the system power source to board's power
connector, otherwise leave it unconnected. However,
most serial devices do not require additional power
through the serial port. Refer to your serial device's
manual for more information. The jumpers can be
omitted if no power output is required.
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4-port Fan-out Cable
Board connector
9-pin serial
Figure 2: 4-port fanout cable
Hardware Installation
General instructions for installing the card are provided
below. Since the design of computer cases and
motherboards vary, refer to your computer’s reference
manual for further information, if needed.
Static Electricity Discharge may permanently damage
your system. Discharge any static electricity build up in
your body by touching your computer’s case for a few
seconds. Avoid any contact with internal parts and
handle cards only by their external edges.
Note: For low profile systems, remove the installed full
size bracket and install the spare low profile bracket now.
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Turn OFF the power to your computer and any
other connected peripheral devices.
Unplug the power cord from the back of the
computer. Remove the computer cover.
Remove the slot bracket from an available PCIe slot.
Set J1-J4 jumpers (this step is optional). See Jumper
Settings (J1-J4) on page 2 for more information.
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Carefully align the card's bus connector with the
selected PCIe slot on the motherboard. Push the
board down firmly, but gently, until it is well seated.
Secure the card with the slot bracket holding screw.
Replace the computer cover and reconnect the power
cord.
Connect the Mini 4-port fan-out cable to the fan-out
cable connector on the card.
Driver Installation
This section provides information on how to install the
DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe drivers.
Windows 7 (32-/64-bit)
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Right click Computer, click Manage, click Device
Manager. Insert the driver CD.
Note: Close the CD AutoPlay box if prompted.
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Right click PCI Device, click Update Driver
Software.
Click Browse my computer for driver software.
Type D:, then click Next. (Change D: to match your
CD/DVD-ROM drive letter)
At Windows has successfully updated your driver
software, click Close.
Under Other Devices, starting at the top, right click
16C95X Serial Port, then click Update Driver
Software.
Click Browse my computer for driver software.
Type D:, then click Next. (Change D: to match your
CD/DVD-ROM drive letter)
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At Windows has successfully updated your driver
software, click Close.
Repeat steps 6-9 three more times to complete the
installation.
Windows Vista (32-/64-bit)
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At the Found New Hardware window, click Locate
and install driver software (recommended), then
click Continue.
Click Don't search online.
Click I don't have the disc. Show me other options.
Insert the driver CD, click Browse my computer for
driver software (advanced).
For 32-bit: Type D:\XP-Later\32-bit, then click Next.
(Change D: to match your CD/DVD-ROM drive
letter)
For 64-bit: Type D:\XP-Later\64-bit, then click Next.
(Change D: to match your CD/DVD-ROM drive
letter)
Click Close.
Repeat steps 2-5 to complete the installation.
Windows XP (32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 (32-/64-bit)
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard, select No, not
this time, click Next.
Select Install from a list or specific location
(Advanced), then click Next.
Insert the driver CD, check Include this location in
the search, uncheck the other box.
For 32-bit: Type D:\XP-Later\32-bit, and click Next,
then click Finish. (Change D: to match your CD/
DVD-ROM drive letter)
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For 64-bit: Type D:\XP-Later\64-bit, and click Next,
click Continue Anyway, then click Finish. (Change
D: to match your CD/DVD-ROM drive letter)
Repeat steps 1-3:
For 32-bit: One time to complete the installation.
For 64-bit: Four times, then restart Windows to
complete the installation.
Windows Server 2008 (32-/64-bit)
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At the Found New Hardware window, click Locate
and install driver software (recommended).
Click Don't search online.
Click I don't have the disc. Show me other options.
Insert the driver CD, click Browse my computer for
driver software (advanced).
For 32-bit: Type D:\XP-Later\32-bit, then click Next.
(Change D: to match your CD/DVD-ROM drive
letter)
For 64-bit: Type D:\XP-Later\64-bit, then click Next.
(Change D: to match your CD/DVD-ROM drive
letter)
Click Close.
Repeat steps 2-5 to complete the installation.
Windows 2000
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At the Found New Hardware Wizard, click Next.
Select Search for a suitable driver for my device
(recommended), and click Next.
Check Specify a location, uncheck the other boxes,
then click Next.
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Insert the driver CD, type in D:\2K, then click OK.
(Change D: to match your CD/DVD-ROM drive
letter)
Click Next and Finish.
Repeat steps 1-5, then restart windows to complete
the installation.
To Verify Windows Installation
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Use Device Manager to verify successful installation.
For Windows 7: Right click Computer, click Manage,
click Device Manager.
For Windows Vista: Right click Computer, click
Manage, click Continue, click Device Manager.
For Windows XP / Server 2003 / 2000: Right click My
Computer, click Manage, click Device Manager.
For Windows Server 2008: Right click Computer, click
Manage, double click Diagnostics, click Device
Manager.
Click on the + (plus sign) in front of Ports (COM &
LPT), CyberSerial 16C950... should be displayed
four times.
Double click Multi-port Serial adapters, SIIG
CyberPro 2S board should be displayed.
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Changing COM Port Number
Some serial devices need a specific COM port in order to
work. If your serial device works properly, do not
change this setting.
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From the Device Manager window double click
Ports (COM & LPT), then double click the
CyberSerial serial port you want to change.
Click Settings tab.
Click the down arrow that is next to the COM Port
number box, select a COM port that is not in use,
then click OK.
Click OK, then close Device Manager to save the
changes.
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Technical Support and Warranty
QUESTIONS? SIIG’s Online Support has answers! Simply visit our
web site at www.siig.com and click Support. Our online support
database is updated daily with new drivers and solutions. Answers
to your questions could be just a few clicks away. You can also submit
questions online and a technical support analysts will promptly
respond.
SIIG offers a lifetime manufacturer warranty with this product. Please
see our web site for more warranty details. If you encounter any
problems with this product, please follow the procedures below.
A) If it is within the store's return policy period, please return the
product to the store where you purchased from.
B) If your purchase has passed the store's return policy period, please
follow these steps to have the product repaired or replaced.
Step 1: Submit your RMA request.
Go to www.siig.com, click Support, then RMA to submit a
request to SIIG RMA. Your RMA request will be processed, if the
product is determined to be defective, an RMA number will be
issued.
Step 2: After obtaining an RMA number, ship the product.
• Properly pack the product for shipping. All software, cable(s)
and any other accessories that came with the original package
must be included.
• Clearly write your RMA number on the top of the returned
package. SIIG will refuse to accept any shipping package, and
will not be responsible for a product returned without an
RMA number posted on the outside of the shipping carton.
• You are responsible for the cost of shipping. Ship the product
to the following address:
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
RMA #:
• SIIG will ship the repaired or replaced product via Ground
in the U.S. and International Economy outside of the U.S. at
no cost to the customer.
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About SIIG, Inc.
Founded in 1985, SIIG, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of IT connectivity
solutions (including Serial ATA and Ultra ATA Controllers, FireWire, USB,
and legacy I/O adapters) that bridge the connection between Desktop/
Notebook systems and external peripherals. SIIG continues to grow by
adding A/V and Digital Signage connectivity solutions to our extensive
portfolio. All centered around the distribution and switching of A/V signals
over CAT5/6, these products include matrix switches, distribution amplifiers,
extenders, converters, splitters, cabling, and more.
SIIG is the premier one-stop source of upgrades and is committed to
providing high quality products while keeping economical and competitive
prices. High-quality control standards are evident by one of the lowest
defective return rates in the industry. Our products offer comprehensive
user manuals, user-friendly features, and most products are backed by a
lifetime warranty.
SIIG products can be found in many computer retail stores, mail order
catalogs, and e-commerce sites in the Americas, as well as through major
distributors, system integrators, and VARs.
PRODUCT NAME
DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe
FCC RULES: TESTED TO COMPLY WITH FCC PART 15, CLASS
B OPERATING ENVIRONMENT: FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause
harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
THE PARTY RESPONSIBLE FOR PRODUCT COMPLIANCE
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
Phone: 510-657-8688
DP CyberSerial 4S PCIe is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are registered trademarks
of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other
names used in this publication are for identification only and may be trademarks of their respective
companies.
November, 2009
Copyright © 2009 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.