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USB to Serial
Industrial
Signed drivers
for all ranges
Connect, Configure, Control
Your Serial Devices
Connect, Configure, Control
Your Serial Devices
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Specialists in serial connectivity
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solutions
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Custom design capability
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Fit & Forget solutions
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USB to Serial Devices
Industrial
USB to Serial
Network Devices
Desktop
USB to Serial
USB is a widely accepted user interface standard. Our industrial devices
are stylish enough for the desktop and rugged enough for industry with
functionality and performance for even the most demanding applications.
Our software has been proven in a wide range of industrial applications
and has passed where competitors failed.
Being hot swappable these plug & play devices makes USB a very
attractive way to add serial connectivity to your PC and ideal for
notebooks and laptops that only have USB connectivity options.
Instantly adding extra serial ports when required!
Ethernet
to Serial
Bluetooth
to Serial
Ethernet to Serial device servers
provides connectivity to serial
devices via the network. Allowing
control and monitoring of connected
devices remotely and over the web.
Brainboxes Class 2 RS232
Bluetooth converters are simple
and easy to use and can be up
and running within minutes. With
3-wire operation, integral
antenna, and the option to
Boost.Lan drivers for Windows users
configure as a pair for true cable
creating local COM ports, Web
replacement, these devices are
configuration and RFC2217 compliant
an engineers dream.
interface for non-Windows users.
Range Features
Range Features
Range Features
Range Features
Includes 1m USB cable
High retention USB connector for
secure connections
Max baud rate: 921,600
Plug & Play
Fit any USB port
Fantastic, proven, robust Boost
software for excellent application
compatibility
Rugged metal enclosure
Accessories available
Includes 0.25m USB cable (Type A
plug to Type A Recepticle)
Max Baud rate: 921,600
Plug & Play
Powered by USB port - no external
power supply required
Fantastic, proven, robust Boost
software for excellent application
compatibility
Fit any USB port
Best in class form factor & software
Max Baud rate 230,400
10/100Base TX Ethernet port
User friendly software
Power input 5-30V DC
Web-page configuration and
RFC2217-compliant interface
for non-Windows users
LED status indication
Rugged metal enclosure with
integrated wall mount
Optional DIN rail mounting kit
Requires no software
Plug directly onto RS232 port for
instant connection
Intuitive configuration utility supplied
for Windows & Linux
Retain settings when powered down
These devices can be powered from
pin 9 of the peripheral
Available as PC and device
connectivity
USB TO SERIAL
Industrial USB Devices
USB TO SERIAL 1 PORT RS232 1MBaud
USB TO SERIAL 2 PORT RS232 1MBaud
USB TO SERIAL 4 PORT RS232 1MBaud
USB TO SERIAL 8 PORT RS232 1MBaud
USB TO SERIAL 1 PORT RS422/485 1MBaud
USB TO SERIAL 2 PORT RS422/485 1MBaud
USB TO SERIAL 4 PORT RS422/485 1MBaud
USB TO SERIAL 8 PORT RS422/485 1MBaud
Desktop & Laboratory USB Devices
USB TO SERIAL 1 PORT RS232 USB TO SERIAL 1 PORT RS422/485
PORTS 1 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
4 x 9 pin
8 x 9 pin
1 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
4 x 9 pin
8 x 9 pin
1 x 9 pin
1 x 9 pin
CODE
US-246
US-257
US-701
US-279
US-320
US-313
US-346
US-842
US-101
US-324
NETWORK DEVICES
Ethernet to Serial Devices
ETHERNET 1 PORT RS232
ETHERNET 1 PORT RS422/485 ETHERNET 1 PORT RS232 & 1 PORT RS422/485
ETHERNET 2 PORT RS232
ETHERNET 2 PORT RS422/485
PORTS 1 x 9 pin
1 x 9 pin
2 (1 terminal block)
2 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
CODE
ES-246
ES-320
ES-357
ES-257
ES-313
Bluetooth Devices
CLASS CODE
RS232 BLUETOOTH CONVERTER DTE (Male-device end)
10m (30ft)
BL-819
RS232 BLUETOOTH CONVERTER DTE (Female-PC end) 10m (30ft)
BL-830
Desktop & Server
PCI Express
RS232
PCI Express
RS422/485
uPCI RS232 & uPCI Opto Isolated
& RS422/485
Powered RS232
PCI Express is the next generation of connectivity standard within Our universal PCI cards are compatible with both 5V and 3.3V slots.
PCs and servers. It is based on the current PCI bus, but is faster
Brainboxes manufacture an extensive range of PCI cards with 1 to 8
and requires less power. PCI Express (PCIe) slots are already
ports, RS232 or RS422/485, low profile or standard height, and with
replacing PCI slots within PCs and servers.
or without cables. PCI cards are plug & play, fit internally to the PC
and give the most secure add on solution for permanent installations.
Brainboxes PX products ensure a smooth transition for
customers from PCI to PCIe.
Range Features
Range Features
Range Features
Maximum baud rate: 921,600 with
true 1Mbit line drivers
FIFO buffer per port: 256 byte
(1-4 ports), 32byte (8 ports)
CE/FCC Compliant
Plug & Play - auto configuring of
interrupt and address
Maximum baud rate: 921,600 with
Universal PCI (3.3V & 5V)
true 1Mbit line drivers
Maximum baud rate: 115,200
FIFO buffer per port: 256 byte
FIFO buffer per port: 128 byte
(1-4 ports), 32 byte (8 ports)
(1 & 2 ports), 64byte (4 ports)
CE/FCC Compliant
CE/FCC Compliant
Plug & Play - auto configuring of
Plug & Play - auto configuring of
interrupt and address
interrupt and address
RS422/485 Specific:
Configurable as full or half duplex
Hardware autogating for guaranteed no
data loss in half duplex cabling systems
DESKTOP & SERVER CARDS PCIe RS232 Cards
PCIe 1xLPT
PCIe 1xLPT + 1xRS232 1MBaud
PCIe 1xRS232 1MBaud
PCIe 2xRS232 1MBaud
PCIe 2xRS232 + 1xLPT 1MBaud
PCIe 3xRS232 1MBaud
PCIe 3+1xRS232 1MBaud
PCIe 4xRS232 1MBaud
PCIe 8xRS232 1MBaud
PCIe 8xRS232 DB25 1MBaud
PORTS STD CODE LP CODE
1 x LPT
PX-146
PX-157
1 x 9 pin
PX-475
1 x 9 pin PX-246
PX-235
2 x 9 pin PX-257
PX-101
2 x 9 pin
PX-203
3 x 9 pin
PX-431
4 x 9 pin
PX-420
4 x 9 pin PX-701
PX-260
8 x 9 pin PX-279
8 x 25 pin PX-275
PCIe RS422/485 Cards
PCIe 1xRS422/485 1MBaud
PCIe 1xRS422/485 Opto Isolated 1MBaud
PCIe 2xRS422/485 1MBaud
PCIe 2xRS422/485 Opto Isolated 1MBaud
PCIe 4xRS422/485 1MBaud
PCIe 4xRS422/485 Opto Isolated 1MBaud
1 x 9 pin
1 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
4 x 9 pin
4 x 9 pin
PX-324
PX-387
PX-313
PX-310
PX-346
PX-368
PX-320
PX-376
PX-335
DESKTOP & SERVER CARDS
PCI RS232 CARDS uPCI 1xLPT
uPCI 1xLPT + 1xRS232 uPCI 1xRS232 uPCI 2xRS232 uPCI 2xRS232 1MBaud
uPCI 2xRS232 230K
uPCI 2xRS232 + 1xLPT uPCI 3xRS232 uPCI 3+1xRS232 uPCI 4xRS232 uPCI 4xRS232 DB25 uPCI 8xRS232 uPCI 8xRS232 DB25 uPCI 4xRS232 uPCI 4xRS232 DB25
Powered PCI RS232
uPCI 2xRS232 POS 0.5A
uPCI 2xRS232 POS 1.A
PCI RS422/485 Cards
uPCI 1xRS422/485 1MBaud uPCI 1xRS232 + 1xRS422/485
uPCI 2xRS422/485 1MBaud uPCI 2xRS422/485 1MBaud Opto Isolated
uPCI 4xRS422/485 1MBaud
uPCI 4xRS422/485 1MBaud Opto Isolated
uPCI 2xRS422/485 18MBaud
uPCI 2xRS422/485 15MBaud
Range Features
Configurable as full or half duplex
Hardware autogating - guaranteed no
data loss in half duplex cabling systems
Transient spike protection
Terminating resistors for fail-safe
open/short circuit protection
Opto-isolation ±1500V DC/1000V AC
PORTS STD CODE LP CODE
1 x LPT
UC-146
UC-157
1 x 9 pin
UC-475
UC-464
1 x 9 pin UC-246
UC-235
2 x 9 pin UC-257
UC-101/253
2 x 9 pin
UC-302
2 x 9 pin
UC-607
2 x 9 pin
UC-203
3 x 9 pin
UC-431
4 x 9 pin
UC-420
4 x 9 pin UC-268
UC-260
4 x 25 pin UC-265
UC-271
8 x 9 pin UC-279
8 x 25 pin UC-275
4 x 9 pin
UC-701
4 x 25 pin
UC-756
2 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
UP-869
UP-880
1 x 9 pin 2 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin 2 x 9 pin
4 x 9 pin
UC-324
UC-357
UC-313
UC-310
UC-346
4 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
UC-368
CC-525
2 x 9 pin
CC-530
UC-320
Laptop
ExpressCard
ExpressCard slots are replacing
PCMCIA slots in laptops. All new
laptops only have ExpressCard
slots. These RS232 & RS422/485
products are hot swappable,
allowing the PC to stay active
when expansion options are
added or removed, ensuring
minimum impact to the user.
Accessories
PCMCIA
Brainboxes PCMCIA cards are
designed to take full advantage of
improved mobile processing power.
These products are based on
Brainboxes’ high performance
custom chip. Ensuring all the
features of PCI cards. Allows you to
use your laptop as a true desktop
replacement.
Cables
Lost your cable or need a
spare?
All of our cables are fully
moulded, UL approved and are
RoHS compliant, ensuring
reliable connectivity for all your
application needs.
DIN Rail Kits &
Adapters
Power
Supplies
DIN Rail Kits are available for our USB Our Power Supplies are
to Serial and Ethernet to Serial ranges. available in several continent
variations to ensure a perfect
solution for your application.
Adaptors are a simple cost effective
solution to using our ExpressCard
in older Laptops that only have
PCMCIA slots (PM-200) and
ensuring a perfect fit in newer
Laptops that have either 34 or 54
ExpressCard slots (VX-056)
All of our Power Supplies are
UL approved and are RoHS
compliant, ensuring reliable
connectivity for all your
application needs.
MK-070
CC-093
PW-554
Range Features
Range Features
Maximum baud rate: 921,600 with
Maximum baud rate: 921,600 with
true 1Mbit line drivers
true 1Mbit line drivers
FIFO buffer per port:128 byte
FIFO buffer per port:128 byte
CE/FCC Compliant
CE/FCC approved
Plug & Play - auto configuring
Plug & Play - auto configuring of
interrupt and address
of interrupt and address
Use in tablet, desktop & laptop
Use in tablet, desktop, laptop, and
Pocket PCs
RS422/485 Specific:
Configurable as full or half duplex
Option of secured or removable cables
Hardware autogating for guaranteed no Type II PCMCIA
data loss in half duplex cabling systems RS422/485 features (see ExpressCard)
LAPTOP CARDS
EXPRESSCARD SERIAL
EXPRESSCARD 1 PORT RS232 EXPRESSCARD 2 PORT RS232 EXPRESSCARD 1 PORT RS422/485 EXPRESSCARD 2 PORT RS422/485 PCMCIA TO EXPRESSCARD ADAPTOR
EXPRESSCARD 54mm SPACER
US-045
PM-200
PW-644
VX-056
ACCESSORIES
PORTS 1 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
1 x 9 pin
2 x 9 pin
n/a
n/a
CODE
VX-001
VX-012
VX-023
VX-034
PM-200
VX-056
Cables
PCMCIA - Removable Cables
PCMCIA 1
PCMCIA 2
PCMCIA 1
PCMCIA 2
PCMCIA PCMCIA 1
PCMCIA 2
PCMCIA 1
MK-059
MK-048
PORT RS232 1 x 9 pin
PORT RS232 2 x 9 pin
PORT RS422/485 1 x 9 pin
PORT RS422/485 2 x 9 pin
Secured Cables
PORT RS232 RUGGED 1MBaud
1 x 9 pin
PORT RS232 RUGGED 1MBaud
2 x 9 pin
PORT RS422/485 RUGGED 1MBaud
1 x 9 pin
PM-020
PM-010
PM-120
PM-121
PM-143
PM-132
PM-154
PORTS
CODE
STD.9PIN Serial Adapter Cable
1x9 pin
CC-027
LPT Adapter Cable
1xLPT
CC-032
Low Profile 9Pin Serial Adapter Cable
1x9 pin
CC-038
Quad Cable 4x9
4x9 pin
CC-060
Quad Cable 4x25
4x25 pin
CC-072
Lynx Cable 8x9
8x9 pin
CC-093
Lynx Cable 8x25
8x25 pin
CC-095
Dual Low Profile Cable 44 Way D to 2x9Pin
2x9 pin
CC-191
Quad Low Profile Cable 44 Way D to 4x9Pin
4x9 pin
CC-213
Quad Low Profile Cable 44 Way D to 4x25Pin
4x25 pin
CC-224
PCMCIA 9 Pin Cable
1x9 pin
PM-031
USB Type A plug to Type A receptacle 0.25m Cable
US-045
USB Type A plug to Type A receptacle 1m Cable
US-063
ACCESSORIES
DIN Mounting Kits
ACCESSORIES
CODE
Power Supplies
CODE
DIN-Rail Mounting Kit for 1&2 Port ES/US
MK-048
ES-357 Power Supply UK
PW-644
Wall Mounting Kit for 4&8 Port ES/US
MK-059
ES-357 Power Supply EU
PW-611
Snap-In DIN Clip Kit for 4&8 Port ES/US
MK-070
US-279 Power Supply UK
PW-544
CODE
US-279 Power Supply EU
PW-511
Adaptors
PCMCIA to ExpressCard Adaptor
PM-200
BL-819/830 Power Supply UK
PW-844
ExpressCard 54mm Spacer
VX-056
BL-819/830 Power Supply EU
PW-811
From product design to application - a fit and forget solution
Ethernet to Serial - CPC Application
Industrial PC
CNC
Machine
PCI Express - Service Bay Application
Server
Service Bay
Bluetooth - Digital Signage Application
PDA
Digital
Signage
ExpressCard - Train Data Receiver Application
Laptop
Train Data
Recorder
USB to Serial - Security Camera Application
PC
Security
Camera
There’s so much more to Brainboxes
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Wavertree Technology Park, Liverpool, L7 9PF, UK
USA
TollFree +1 888 958 5538
Japan
t. +81-3-3833-2500
Brainboxes Japan. 1-2-8 Shinjyuku,
Shinjyku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0022 Japan,
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