Tech Laptop with DB9

Michael Brown michael at supermathie.net
Mon Nov 10 23:41:47 UTC 2014


Also worth mentioning: in a pinch they work great on Android and BlackBerry (Z30) devices with USB OTG support.

>From memory I believe both pl2303 and FTDI work.

Another laptop option is an ExpressCard to serial adapter:
‎http://www.brainboxes.com/serial-expresscard

Disclaimer: this was merely the first Google result.

‎M.
  Original Message  
From: joel jaeggli
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2014 16:19
To: Max Clark; nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Tech Laptop with DB9

ftdi chipsets work on both mac and windows devices.

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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