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Re: Features in replacement FT847. Wish list



However there are other considerations. What about the maximum cable length 
with USB? I know of users controlling radios via 50m of RS232 with no 
problems. My preference would be Ethernet based.

Simon Brown
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Lamont" <lamontd@paradise.net.nz>
>
> There is a 28 pin USB to Serial chip commercially available on the market
> that is supplied complete
> with the necessary royalty free drivers which allow anybody to manipulate
> the flow of data via the USB
> engine if so inclined
> The output pins of the chip are arranged as  the full 9 pin equivalent of
> the traditional DB9 RS-232
> at TTL level.
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