Connect Tech BlueStorm/SP

Adds 4 RS-232 or RS422/485 Opto Isolated Ports to a PC via Standard PCI Slot

Manufacturer: Connect Tech Inc
Connect Tech BlueStorm/SP

The BlueStorm/SP Opto offers the added protection of optical isolation for your critical applications. BlueStorm/SP Opto is an extension of the BlueStorm product family and is available as a standard profile card only.

Dependability, high speed data transfer rates and 3kV of optical isolation protection makes these cards ideal in environments where harsh conditions may disrupt communications.

Available with four ports of RS-232/422/485 connectivity, these BlueStorm/SP Opto cards are compatible with 3.3V and 5V PCI slots.

Bi-directional data speeds up to 1.8432 Mbps (RS-422/485) ensure fast data acquisition and communications.

All BlueStorm/SP Opto cards are FCC certified and CE marked. Lifetime Warranty and free technical support is included.

Features and Benefits

  • Flexibility: Suitable for both 3.3V and 5V PCI slots.
  • Speed: Supports data communication speeds up to 1.8432 Mbps.
  • Performance: Dual UARTs, providing 64 bytes of transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port.
  • Protection: 3kV optical isolation on all ports.


Interface4 ports
Electrical Interface: HHardware selectable RS-232/422/485
UART: Dual UARTs with up to 64 byte transmit and receive FIFO buffers for each port
Data RatesRS-232: 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps
RS-422/485: 50 bps to 1.8432 Mbps
Address/IRQAssigned by Plug and Play resources
OtherControl Signals:
• RS-232: TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, SG (Signal Ground)
• RS-422/485: TxD+/-, RxD+/-, RTS+/-, CTS+/-, SR (Signal Return)
Optical Isolation: 3kV optical isolation
Connector(s)DB-9 fan out cable, DB-25 fan out cable, DB-9 external I/O box



ExpansionUniversal PCI: 3.3V or 5V PCI bus
Electrical5V powered
MechanicalLength: 14.702 cm/5.788"
Height: 10.605 cm/4.175"
Conformal CoatingOn request
SoftwareWindows 2000/XP/XPe/Vista/7/8
Windows Server 2003/Server 2008
QNX 4.X/6.X
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): 0º C to 70º C (32º F to 158º F)
Temperature range (storage): -55º C to 105º C (-67º F to 221º F)
Humidity5 to 95% non-condensing
Safety/CertificationFCC Class A
ICES-003 Class A
EN 50082-2
EN 55022 Class A
EN 55024


Ordering Details

BlueStorm/SP Opto, 4 ports RS-232/422/485, includes 3kV optical isolation and surge suppression

BlueStorm/SP Opto, 4 ports RS-232/422/485, includes 3kV optical isolation and surge suppression, RJ-45 to DB-9 cables
Recab UK
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