[rescue] Request for recomendation [was: Why is everyone so OSX happy?]

N. Miller vraptor at promessage.com
Sun Apr 13 02:21:11 CDT 2003

On Sat, 12 Apr 2003 21:04:23 -0400, "Chris Hedemark"
<chris at yonderway.com> said:

> > 	4. Need to have a way to talk 9600/8/N/1 to many devices
> > 	made by a certain company often discussed here. ;-)
> I haven't been able to try this yet since the apple laptops don't come 
> with a serial port.  But they do have 2 USB ports (at least the 15" 
> powerbook does).  You may be able to do this with a USB->DB9 dongle but 
> I haven't tried it nor I heard reliable accounts of this.

I had both the Belkin and the Keyspan USB->DB9.  Only the Keyspan worked
reliably, in my experience.  Caveat, this was under OS 9; I haven't tried
Belkin under OS X, as I started using the Keyspan exclusively.

  N. Miller
  vraptor at promessage.com

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