USB to Serial port adapter

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USB to Serial port adapter

Postby K5CC » Sun Jan 18, 2009 1:02 am

I have a fairly new Vista machine with no serial port. What is a good USB
to serial port adapter for use with my Rigblaster. Jack K5CC
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Re: USB to Serial port adapter

Postby kd5de » Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:02 pm

Jack you can get one from the West Mountain and or MFJ I have both and they work with Linux and XP VISTA? I am sure they have info on the sites.
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Re: USB to Serial port adapter

Postby KA5VVD » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:43 pm

Best Buy has one for about 35.00
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Re: USB to Serial port adapter

Postby ka1jy » Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:17 am

There are a bunch out there but be careful. Some are pretty poor. West Mt Radio has a good one and the Manhattan brand is pretty good. Either will probably run you about $35 or so. I have a shoebox half full with $7-$10 ones that don't work. Some times you get what you pay for. Depends a bit on what you actually need it for.
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