Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: Lava Computer MFG, Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 53.6 KB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.0.1 / N/A
The Lava SP Serial 550 PCI board is a combination of a 1 port Parallel PCI and a 2 port Serial EPP of enhanced parallel port. This board is capable of providing users with a more effective method of using system resources and PCI slots with superior performance and reliability. With this board, users can instantly double their serial ports and add 1 EPP or enhanced parallel port even when they are only utilizing 1 system IRQ. This board’s 2 16550 UART serial ports are capable of delivering hi-speed transfer rates when attached to a serial peripheral. The Lava SP Serial 550 PCI board implements the Lava PCI EPP technology that efficiently allows 3X faster data rates than typical motherboard EPP ports or ISA. This board employs 1 25 pin parallel port, 1 9 pin and 1 25 pin serial port. Both of the board’s serial ports are capable of supporting a throughput rate of 115.2 kbps (kilobytes per second).
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Both the Lava SP Serial 550 PCI board’s serial ports share 1 PCI IRQ. It is fully compliant with the Plug and Play installation standard and can choose the next available COM and IRQ addresses. This board is likewise full backward compatible with software applications that has support for COM 1 to 4. It comes with a lifetime warranty from Lava Computer MFG, Inc. The Lava SP Serial 550 PCI board also comes with the Lava COM port Redirector software application that enables users to redirect COM port names utilized by the board to either one of the typical COM 1 to 4. Some communications applications are only capable of checking modems with the COM names 1 to 4, but this software application enables users to exchange their current COM name. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Lava SP Serial 550 PCI errors before installing any driver updates.