[rescue] USB port card for sBus?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Fri Aug 22 20:12:16 CDT 2008

>From: stephen price <sd_price at yahoo.com>
>Date: 2008/08/22 Fri PM 05:53:35 EDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] USB port card for sBus?

>> What about a USB PCMCIA card stuffed in an SBUS PCMCIA
>> adapter? That would give you a hardware connection that
>> would need a bit of software "glue" to make it
>> work...
>Correct me if I'm wrong - but I believe that the sbus pcmcia is 16bit only - and usb cards are cardbus or 32bit - I've never seen a 16bit pcmcia usb card - if there is one would someone please tell me!

I dunno, but you bring up a good point - what about using a serial to USB adapter? In *theory* they should work either way, just trade the USB plug to the proper gender and maybe power it from a wall-wart...

Again, this would likely leave a driver issue, but that should be workable...


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