[ILUG] real modems -v- linmodems -v- winmodems.
Paul Mc Auley
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Sun Dec 21 14:58:24 GMT 2008
On Sun December 21 2008 13:27:24 Gavin McCullagh wrote:
| Lots of machines don't have serial ports these days but -- apparently
| due to the proliferation of hookie cable-tv boxes -- Peats and Maplins
| on Parnell Street, Dublin seem to keep a stock of usb-serial adaptors
| if you need one. Last time I bought one, the shop clerk was surprised
| to hear that I wanted one for entirely legal purposes.
That's a surprise. How else are you supposed to talk to your choice of
Of course I know that the trend is to replace RS232 ports with USB, but
occasionally we need to talk to them.
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