[NTLK] USB to serial

Tony Morrow gizmo1482 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 19:00:01 EST 2010

On Dec 7, 2010, at 3:58 PM, PMichael Rodgers wrote:

> My Dell Dimension C521 (2.0Ghz AMD 64 X2 cpu) has no serial ports.  I
> will try to connect the MP2100 to it via an adapter.  My old pc bit  
> the
> dust.  I'm running Windows XP. I seem to recall that a slowdown  
> program
> is also required to get connectivity to a more modern PC.  I'm using a
> USB modem and that seems to work well so I figure a USB to serial  
> should
> work.
> Any suggestions as to a reliable USB 2.0 to serial cable/adapter  
> that I
> can connect the MP2100's cable to?
> Mike

I know a lot of people on this list have used the Keyspan USA-19HS USB  
to Serial adapter in the past and had good results. It has Windows and  
Mac drives, which is nice if you live in a mixed environment. I've  
also heard that an adapter with the Prolific PL2303 chipset is good  
because you get it to work on systems from Windows 98 to Windows 7 (32  
and 64-bit).


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