Tech Laptop with DB9

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Mon Nov 10 20:55:22 UTC 2014


On Mon, 10 Nov 2014, Max Clark wrote:

> DB9 ports seem to be a nearly extinct feature on laptops. Any suggestions on 
> a cheap laptop for use in field support (with an onboard DB9)?

You might be able to pick up something like an old Dell Latitute D800 
series pretty cheaply.  Built-in RS232 serial ports are very tough to find 
on current laptops, however USB serial drivers have come a long way in the 
last several years, depending on your OS.

jms


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