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Dell Precision Tower 5810/7810/7910 and Rack 7910 Serial PCIe-Card Setup Guide

Setting up the Serial Add-In-Card

This section describes in brief on how to install the serial add-in-card on a Dell Precision Tower 5810, 7810, 7910, and Rack 7910.

Jumper Setting on a Serial PCIe-Card

J6 (Serial 1)
1–25 V
J65 (Serial 1)
1–25 V
Figure displaying installing PCIe Card.
The serial add-in-card has two selectable jumpers:
  • The setting 1-2 will provide a 5V Power Serial port.
  • The setting 3-4 will provide a Standard Serial port.
  • The setting 5-6 will provide a 12V Power Serial port.
  • Default is a standard serial port (3-4).
  1. Install serial card software before installing the Add-In-Card (AIC).
    NOTE: To download the drivers for install on both Windows operating system and Linux operating system, go to
  2. For Precision Tower 7910: the Serial AIC is placed in the slots CPU1-1, CPU1-3, CPU1-4, CPU2-1, CPU2-2.
  3. For Precision Tower 5810/Tower 7810: the Serial AIC is placed in slot 1, 3, 4, 5.

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