- Flexible baud rates from 57 b/s to 2 Mb/s
- Up to 4 ports
- Up to 128 B transmit and receive FIFOs
- Memory mapped to prevent I/O resource conflicts
- Integration with NI-VISA under Windows 2000/XP for easy development
National Instruments, a long-time market leader in instrumentation, offers the highest performance RS232 and RS485 serial interfaces for communication with industrial devices. The NI high-performance serial interfaces deliver advanced features such as flexible baud rates up to 2 Mb/s to within 1% accuracy, as well as universal PCI, hyperthreading, and multiprocessor compatibility. Powerful driver software included with these interfaces offers superior resource allocation and a high-performance DMA engine for high throughput with minimal CPU usage. Engineers can use the high-performance serial interfaces with the powerful, easy-to-use NI LabVIEW graphical development environment to make programming serial applications faster and more efficient.