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4-Port RS232 Serial Mini
PCIe with Power
Quick Installation Guide
Introduction
The 4-Port RS232 Serial Mini PCIe with Power high-speed
serial I/O card provides four 9-pin serial ports.
Features and Benefits
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Compliant with PCI Express Base Specification 1.0a
Installs in any available Mini PCI Express slot and
provides four 9-pin RS232 serial ports via four DB9
flat cables
Four 16950 UART (9-pin) RS232 serial ports support
up to 460.8 Kb/s with deep 128-byte FIFO per
transmitter and receiver
Works as standard RS232 port or with 5V power
output for devices that require power
System Requirements
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PCI Express-enabled system with an available Mini
PCI Express slot
Windows 7 (32-/64-bit) / Vista (32-/64-bit) / XP
(32-/64-bit) / Server 2003 & 2008 (32-/64-bit) / 2008
R2/ 2000
Serial Number Sticker
For future product return or exchange this serial number
is required. Please keep it for your reference.
04-0799A
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Package Contents
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4-Port RS232 Serial Mini PCIe adapter
4 DB9 flat cables
Power cable
Driver CD and quick installation guide
Layout
Power
connector*
With or without 5V
power jumper settings
DB9 flat cable
connectors
DB9 flat cable
connectors
Figure 1: 4-Port RS232 Serial Mini PCIe board Layout
Jumper Settings (JP1-JP4)
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2
Short 3-4 (Default) = RI signal
Short 1-2 = 5V
S1(JP1)
S3(JP3)
2 4
S2(JP2)
S4(JP4)
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3
Board connector
9-pin serial
Molex Power
connector to
system
Power connector
to PCB
(optional)*
Figure 2: 4 DB9 flat cable & Power cable
* 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.
DB9 Flat Cable Connection
Pin 1
Stripe
Stripe
Figure 3: DB9 Flat Cable Connection
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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.
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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.
Set JP1-JP4 jumpers for power output and connect
the included power cable now, this step is optional
and only needed if power output through the serial
port if required. See Jumper Settings (JP1-JP4) on
page 2& 3 for more information. Skip this step if
power output through the serial port is not needed.
Read the Note below for more information.
*Note: Most serial devices do not require additional
power through the serial port. Refer to your serial
device's manual for more information.
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Carefully align the card's bus connector with the
selected Mini PCIe slot on the mainboard. Push the
board firmly, but gently, until it is well seated.
Secure the serial ports to the system chassis.
Replace the computer cover and reconnect the power
cord.
Driver Installation
This section provides information on how to install the
4-Port RS232 Serial Mini PCIe drivers.
Windows 7 (32-/64-bit) / Windows 2008 R2
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Right clik Computer, click Manager, click Device
Manager. Insert the driver CD.
Note: Close the CD AutoPlay box if prompted.
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Right click PCI Serial Port, click Update Driver
Software.
Click Browse my computer for driver software
(advanced).
For 32-bit: Type D:\Win_7\win7_Uart\x86, then
click Next. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM
drive letter)
For 64-bit: Type D:\Win_7\win7_Uart\amd64, then
click Next. (Change D: to match your CD-ROM
drive letter)
At Windows has successfully updated to your driver
software, click Close.
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).
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For 32-bit: Type
D:\Win_2000_XP_Vista\WINDOWS_UART\x86,
then click Next. (Change D: to match your CDROM drive letter)
For 64-bit: Type
D:\Win_2000_XP_Vista\WINDOWS_UART\amd64,
then click Next. (Change D: to match your CDROM drive letter)
Click Close.
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:\Win_2000_XP_Vista\WINDOWS_UART\x86,
click Next, then click Finish. (Change D: to match
your CD-ROM drive letter)
For 64-bit: Type
D:\Win_2000_XP_Vista\WINDOWS_UART\amd64,
click Continue Anyway, then click Finish.
(Change D: to match your CD-ROM drive letter)
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.
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Insert the driver CD, click Browse my computer for
driver software (advanced).
For 32-bit: Type
D:\Win_2000_XP_Vista\WINDOWS_UART\x86,
then click Next. (Change D: to match your CDROM drive letter)
For 64-bit: Type
D:\Win_2000_XP_Vista\WINDOWS_UART\amd64,
then click Next. (Change D: to match your CDROM drive letter)
Click Close.
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.
Insert the driver CD, type in
D:\Win_2000_XP_Vista\WINDOWS_UART\x86,
then click Next. (Change D: to match your CDROM drive letter)
Click Next and Finish.
Repeat steps 1-5, then restart windows to complete
the installation.
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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 2000 / XP / Server 2003: Right click My
Computer, click Manage, click Device Manager.
For Windows Server 2008/ 2008 R2: Right click
Computer, click Manage, double click Diagnostics,
click Device Manager.
Click on the + (plus sign) in front of Ports (COM),
PCI Express UART Port.... should be displayed
Double click Multi-port Serial adapters, PCI Express
Multiport Serial Adapter should be displayed.
Changing COM Port Address
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), then double click the PCI Express
UART Port 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. 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 analyst will promptly respond.
SIIG offers a 2-year manufacturer warranty with this product. This warranty
covers the original purchaser and guarantees the product to be free of any
defects in materials or workmanship for two (2) years from the date of
purchase of the product.
SIIG will, at our discretion, repair or replace (with an identical product or
product having similar features and functionality) the product if defective in
materials or workmanship. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and
you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. 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 it.
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 Request A Product Replacement to submit a request to SIIG RMA
or fax a request to 510-657-5962. 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 to SIIG. Ship the product
to the following address:
SIIG, Inc.
6078 Stewart Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538-3152, USA
RMA #:
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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 computer upgrade manufacturer
of I/O connectivity products, including PCI & ISA serial and parallel
ports, USB, Serial ATA & UltraATA controllers, FireWire (1394a/b),
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PRODUCT NAME
4-Port RS-232 Serial Mini PCIe With Power
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
4-Port RS-232 Serial Mini PICe With Power is a trademark of SIIG, Inc. SIIG and the SIIG logo are
registered trademarks of SIIG, Inc. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are registered trademarks
of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Other names used in this
publication are for identification only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.
April, 2012
Copyright© 2012 by SIIG, Inc. All rights reserved.
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