Tech Laptop with DB9

Matt Perkins matt at
Mon Nov 10 21:32:56 UTC 2014

You can pick up an old toughbook on eBay that have serial ports for 
reasonable prices. Put in flash disk and run linux for a reasonable 
experience. But for the height of convenience you cant go past an Air 
Console. Nothing beats being able 
to plug it in deep inside a rack and then walk back to a comfortable 
seat to work. Beats the cold data center floor any day!


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On 11/11/2014 7:39 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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