The PCI-1610B-DE is a four-port RS-232 PCI communication card manufactured by Advantech. This card features four asynchronous serial communication ports, each with baud rate up to 115.2K and RJ-45 connectors. It has an on-board 16 KB x 8 bits FIFO buffer memory, and supports hardware and software flow control functions such as X-ON/X-OFF or RTS/CTS. The card also supports Windows 2000/XP operating systems and can be used as a standard COM port after installation of a driver. With the interface modules included in the package, the PCI-1610B-DE can be connected to a variety of RS-232 compatible devices including modems, barcode readers, and other industrial equipment.