2S ISA Serial RS-232 card, 16-Bit
DESCRIPTION & TECNICAL INFORMATION :
The EX-40032 16-Bit RS-232 serial card is equipped with two high-speed 16-Byte FIFO
16C550 port. The EX-40032 includes one external 9- and 25 pins D-SUB male connector
for attaching peripherals unit with standard RS-232 serial interface (Modem, Mouse,
The EX-40032 serial card has an extended address decoder, which allows easy configuration
with all seven I/O addresses 3F8 (COM1), 2F8 (COM2), 3E8 (COM3), 2E8
(COM4), 250 (COM5), 258 (COM6) and 260 (COM7). In addition to the I/O addresses,
it’s possible to adding eleven interrupts (IRQ 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15). The
serial ports can be disabled (DIS).
The EX-40032 16-Bit serial card must be configured, before is installed into a computer
system. Never Use the same I/O address and Interrupt with more than one port.
Jumper are used to configure the card according to the system environment. With the
Jumper “DIS” you can disabled the I/O addresses. The following table shows the standard
JUMPER SETTING & CONNECTORS:
The EX-40032 give you the possibility configure +5V or +12V to the four different pins
from the 9 pin (S1) and (S2) male connector :
Attention !! The jumpers for +5Volt or +12Volt are set from the factory to disable. For
normal use never change the jumper.
DRIVER INSTALLATION :
Windows 9x/ME/2000/XP & Vista:
Start Windows 2000 / XP and click to >Start< >Setting< >Control Panel< >Add/Remove
Hardware< >Next<. Mark >Add/Troubleshoot a Device< and click >Next<. Mark >Add
a new device< and click >Next<. Mark >Yes, search for new hardware<. Click to
>Next<. Windows 2000 / XP give now following information to the screen „Detected
hardware“ „Install Communications Port“. Click to >Next< and >Finish<.
The EX-40032 is now configured with COM3 and COM4 in the Device-Manager.
CHECK THE INSTALLED DRIVER:
Click at Start<>Run< then enter “compmgmt.msc“ and click at >OK<. In the windows
that open select >Device Manager<. Under ”Ports (COM and LPT)“ you should find one
or more new ”PCI Ports“ as sample (COM3). If you see this or similar entries the card is
CHANGE PORT NUMBER:
If you like to change the port number for example COM 3 to COM5, open the >Device
Manager< click at >COM3<, >Settings< and then >Advance<. There you can change
between COM 3 to 256.
Windows NT 4.0:
Start Windows NT 4.0. The operating system will install automatically the EX-40032 with
COM3 and COM4. This you can check if you click to >Start< >Setting< >Control Panel<
>Ports<. You must see then the setting COM3 and COM4. You can check the EX-40032
also under NT-Diagnostic. Klick to. >Start< >Programs< >Administrative Tools
[Common]< >Windows NT-Diagnostics< after you click to >Resource< >IRQ<. You can
see then the setting „03E8-03EE Serial 0 ISA“ and „02E8-02EE Serial 0 ISA.