Tech Laptop with DB9

Eugeniu Patrascu eugen at
Mon Nov 10 20:59:32 UTC 2014

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 10:39 PM, Max Clark <max.clark at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 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 can look at older Dell Latitudes such as D620 or any Prolific based
USB-to-Serial adapter (If running those on Windows, you can set the driver
so that it will report the same COM port even if it's plugged in different
USB ports).

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