Edgeport USB-to-serial converters offer an easy Plug and Play solution for COM port expansion. An out-of-the-box (external) alternative to PCI cards, the Edgeport connects via USB to a PC or server, eliminating the need to open the chassis, reconfigure and reboot. Simply plug in the Edgeport and in a matter of minutes gain up to 16 serial ports to connect bar-code scanners, printers, or any serial peripheral device.
Since flexibility and scalability are key, the Edgeport is available in a variety of form factors with options to meet your specific application requirements:
- 1, 2, 4, 8, or 16 serial ports
- Additional USB or parallel ports
- Powered USB ports (see USB Plus Series)
- DB-9, DB-25, RJ-45 connectors
- RS-232, -422, -422/485 or RS-232/422/485 MEI
- Compact versions
- Rugged metal enclosures
- Rack-mountable versions
- Captive (attached) cables
Edgeport offers unmatched operating system support, including Windows NT 4.0, NT Embedded, XP, XP Embedded, Server 2003, CE, 2000, Me, 98, SE, 95; Sun Solaris; and Linux. Reliable performance and feature-rich design make Edgeport ideal for point-of-sale, mobile computing, industrial automation, or any mission-critical application.