WW: Colo Vending Machine

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Fri Feb 17 18:58:54 UTC 2012

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:
> In a message written on Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 01:35:15PM -0500, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>> Please post your top 3 favorite components/parts you'd like to see in a
>> vending machine at your colo; please be as specific as possible; don't
>> let vendor specificity scare you off.
> USB->Serial adapters.  Preferably selected so they are driverless on
> both OSX and Windows. :)

Does such a device exist? I've yet to run across one.

Personally, I would recommend those based on FTDI chips or Prolific
PL2303 -- both have support for Linux, Windows, and OSX.


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