Re: [NTLK] FDTI usb

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Mon Dec 06 2004 - 10:56:17 PST

Martin Joseph wrote:
> On Dec 6, 2004, at 9:38 AM, Jake Bordens wrote:
>>Wouldn't need on device drivers, to the device it would appear standard
> True on the Newton side, but what would it connect to? The software
> on the Mac (for example NCU etc.) doesn't know about USB... So you
> still need some software or driver to make this happen, it seems to me.

The USB->serial chip is quite generic and would work with Win98SE+, OS X, Linux.

UnixNPI / Newten for OS X support USB serial ports.

DCL-based applications like Escale supports USB serial ports.

On Windows you can map USB serial ports to COM1-4, making them available to
legacy apps like NCU.

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