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RocketPort 16- and 32- Port Rackmount Interfaces Released

MINNEAPOLIS — Aug. 12, 2008…

Comtrol Corporation, the leading expert in device connectivity solutions, announces the release of the RocketPort 16- and 32- Port Rackmount Interfaces for flexible, reliable and high-speed multi-port serial expansion.

The next generation RocketPort 16- and 32- Port Rackmount Interfaces deliver 16 and 32 RJ45 connections that can be configured for RS-232, RS-422 or RS-485 serial communications and mounts in a standard 1U 19″ IT equipment rack. These products are compatible with RocketPort INFINITY PCI-X and RocketPort EXPRESS PCIe products.

“The release of the 16- and 32- Port interfaces completes Comtrol’s industry leading high-port density RocketPort product families,” said Rob Iten, director of distribution sales at Comtrol. “Our customers that prefer a rack mounted interface now have the ability to add our RocketPort INFINITY and EXPRESS cards to their servers.”

“The RocketPort Rackmount Interfaces provide our customers the greatest flexibility with software configurable serial communication,” said John Ragan, director of product management at Comtrol. “These interfaces also add RS485 support, which is new to the product line. Now our customers can utilize a mix of RS-232, RS-422 and RS-485 serial communications within a single rackmount interface.”

RocketPort 16-Port and 32-Port Rackmount Product Highlights:

  • Compatible with RocketPort INFINITY and EXPRESS 16-Port and 32-Port Serial Cards
  • Standard 1U 19″ Rackmounting
  • RS-232/422/485 Software-Selectable Ports
  • Communications Speeds up to 460Kbps
  • RoHS Compliant

About Comtrol

Comtrol is a worldwide leader in device connectivity, industrial Ethernet gateways, and intelligent embedded data communications for a wide range of industrial and hospitality applications. Comtrol products include RocketPort in-server multi-port cards and modems and DeviceMaster Ethernet device servers, sold through more than 50 regional, national, and international distributors and thousands of resellers and integrators worldwide. For more information, contact: Comtrol Corporation 6655 Wedgwood Road, Suite 120, Maple Grove, MN 55311-3610. +1.800.926.6876 (1.800.GO ROCKET); Email: [email protected] Web:

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