1 parallel port PCI Communication Card







SUNIX PAR5008A PCI Parallel card enables users to add or expand one additional ECP/EPP/SPP/BPP communication port on their PC-based system for connecting their parallel devices. It is ideal for printers, IC programmers, ZIP Drives, or any Parallel devices*. SUNIX PAR5008A card is designed with SUNIX high performance and realizable parallel connectivity controller, SUN1989 and as well built with many of SUNIX advanced features and technologies, making it the advanced and high efficient solution for commercial and industrial automation applications.










  • High reliability SUNIX SUN1989 Parallel controller on-board.
  • Expand single IEEE1284 Parallel port on system.
  • Universal PCI compatible with 64/32-bit PCI-X/PCI Bus and 3.3/5V connector key.
  • Compliance with PCI 33MHz Version 3.0/2.3/2.2/2.1 specification.
  • Support IEEE 1284-1994 parallel port standard.
    * ECP (Enhance Capacity Port) / EPP (Enhance Parallel Port).
    * SPP (Standard Parallel Port) / BPP (Bi-direction Parallel Port).
  • Auto-switching between ECP/EPP/SPP/BPP modes without configuration.
  • Plug-n-Play, I/O address and IRQ assigned by system.
  • Certified by CE, FCC, RoHS, and Microsoft WHQL approval.
  • Support Microsoft Windows, Linux, and DOS.



 Product Description  1-port IEEE1284 Parallel Universal PCI Board

 Parallel Communication

 Interface  IEEE1284
 Controller  SUNIX SUN1989
 Bus  Universal PCI 64/32bit 3.3V/5V PCI Ver 3.0, 2.3, 2.2, 2.1
 No. of Port  1-port
 IRQ & IO  Assigned by System
 FIFO  16 byte (Hardware)
 Speed  Maximum 1.8MBps
 PCB connector  DB25 Female

 Driver Support

 Windows Client  XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 (X86/X64)
 Windows Server  2000 / 2003 / 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2012 / 2012 R2 (X86/X64)
 Windows Embedded  Windows CE 4.2/5.0/6.0
XP Embedded / POSReady 2009 / POSReady 7 / Embedded System
 Linux  Linux 2.4.x / 2.6.x / 3.x

 Regulatory Approvals

 Hardware  EN55022 Class B, EN55024, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, FCC Part  15 Class B, BSMI: CNS13438, C-Tick: CISPR22 AS/NZS, RoHS
 Software  Microsoft WHQL Windows
• Windows Client: XP/Vista/7/8/8.1 (X86/X64)
• Windows Server: 2000/2003/2008/2008 R2/2012/2012 R2  (X86/X64)


 Operation Temperature  0 to 60°C (32 to 140°F)
 Operation Humidity  5 to 95% RH
 Storage Temperature  -20 to 85°C (-4 to 185°F)


 PCB Dimension  120 x 61 mm
 Bracket  Standard 121 mm
 Bracket Space  1
* Do not support LPT Key Locker Parallel device.
* LPT port does not support legacy 278/378 ISA address under Windows nor Linux operation systems, but only DOS mode.
* ECP / EPP / SPP / BPP modes work under Windows, and Linux driver only supports SPP mode.
  • One PCI card
  • User Manual
  • Driver CD
  • Includes both regular height and low profile brackets
Download Datasheet:  
Download Manual : PCI Parallel Manual – 771-9PCIPAR02-S01

Download Manual: Parallel LPT Port Configuration 
PCI Parallel Quick Installation Guide:  
Driver: SUN1999Driver V8.0.0.0 (WHQL) –
Version: Ver
Update: 2017-02-24 14:50:55
Size: 5.4MB


Windows Server 2016 64bit
Driver: SUN1999Driver V8.2.2.0 (WHQL)
Version: Ver
Update: 2017-02-24 14:40:29
Size: 5.4MB


Windows 10 32/64 bit
Driver: I/O Card driver for linux
Version: v2.0.4.2
Update: 2016-07-06 17:36:26
Size: 274KB


Linux 2.4x/2.6x/3.x/4.x
Driver: SUN1999Driver V8.2.0.0 (WHQL) with inf – 20151208
Update: 2016-03-18 09:38:47
Size: 4.8MB


Windows 8.1 32/64 bit
Windows 8.0 32/64 bit
Windows 7 32/64 bit
Windows Vista 32/64 bit
Windows Server 2012R2 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 64bit
Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit
Windows Embedded POSReady 2009
Driver: SUN1999Driver V8.0.0.0 (WHQL) –
Version: sun1999driver v8.1.5.0 (whql) – 20150520
Update: 2015-06-09 19:00:49
Size: 4.4MB


Windows XP 32/64 bit
Windows Embedded Standard
Driver: I/O Card linux driver
Version: V2.0.4.2
Update:  2016-06-23 15:24:38
Size: 274KB
OS: Linux 2.4x/2.6x/3.x/4.x
Driver:  SUNDOS1.00.00.006 Version: V1.00.00.006 icon_download_blue
Update: 2014-08-19 10:36:25
Size: 21KB
Driver:  .. (WHQL) – 20110302 Version: V7.2.0.0 (WHQL) icon_download_blue
Update: 2013-12-02 18:00:44
Size: 4.3MB
OS: Windows 2000
Driver:  snx_V2.0.4.0.tar Version: V2.0.4.0 icon_download_blue
Update: 2015-06-13 15:15:54
Size: 69.5KB
OS: Linux 2.4x/2.6x/3.x