Tech Laptop with DB9

Bacon Zombie baconzombie at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 22:43:34 UTC 2014


You mean like they did with the last driver update pushed via Windows
Update?

http://hackaday.com/2014/10/22/watch-that-windows-update-ftdi-drivers-are-killing-fake-chips/
On 10 Nov 2014 23:32, "John Schiel" <jschiel at flowtools.net> wrote:

>
> On 11/10/2014 02:05 PM, joel jaeggli wrote:
>
>> ftdi chipsets work on both mac and windows devices.
>>
>
> I'd be careful with FTDI chipsets, you want to make sure you get the real
> chip. If they decide to move forward with bricking counterfeit chips,
> you'll be wasting your $$.
>
>
> --John
>
>
>> http://www.amazon.com/Serial-Console-Rollover-Cable-
>> Routers/dp/B00M2SAKMG/ref=sr_1_16?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&
>> qid=1415653377&sr=1-16&keywords=ftdi+serial
>>
>> On 11/10/14 10:39 AM, Max Clark 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)?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Max
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>


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