On Sun, 21 Dec 2008, Paul Mc Auley wrote:
> On Sun December 21 2008 13:27:24 Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> | Lots of machines don't have serial ports these days but -- apparently
> | due to the proliferation of hookie cable-tv boxes -- Peats and Maplins
> | on Parnell Street, Dublin seem to keep a stock of usb-serial adaptors
> | if you need one. Last time I bought one, the shop clerk was surprised
> | to hear that I wanted one for entirely legal purposes.
>> Of course I know that the trend is to replace RS232 ports with USB, but
> occasionally we need to talk to them.
I've got a couple of PCI serial cards - two 9 pin RS232 ports on a
half length (or less - about 5 inches) card. If anybody's interested
let me know, I've been meaning to flog them on ebay.
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