Re: [NTLK] NEEDED: cables

From: Sonny Hung <>
Date: Thu Feb 05 2009 - 09:42:29 EST

On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 2:51 AM, <> wrote:
> I've never seen a pc use use a mini din for serial. If they did they
> weren't wide spread in the consumer arena, probably special applications
> only. Most pc's used de-9 and db-25 dsub connectors. So you'd need the mini
> din to de-9 newt cable(sometimes incorrectly called a db-9) and a de-9 /usb
> adapter which is cheap and readily available. You could also use a mini din
> to mini din cable with a mini din/usb adapter but I haven't seen those in
> stores as much. I use the mini din to de-9 cable with a de-9/usb adapter
> with no problems myself. Hth

Hey people I was recalling that this MiniDIN8 (M/M) is NOT possible at least
to my understanding specifically with the Keyspan USB to MiniDIN8 adapter.
The site stated that they don't offer any drivers for it's use with a PC
(neither alpha or beta) as the issues with their use were deem problematic.
Well if Keyspan (now Tripp Lite) did not offer it then I'd doubt others
companies would have spent the time... but this is IMO :P

God bless,
Sonny Hung
the Hung Family
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Received on Thu Feb 5 09:42:32 2009

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