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Re: Computer hardware



99% of the laptops out there these days have only USB ports. To use them with older serially controlled devices, you have to use a USB-to-serial converter. I happen to like the Keyspan products, but there are many others available.
73, Jim  KQ6EA


--- On Fri, 10/3/08, WB2LLP <wb2llp@optonline.net> wrote:

> From: WB2LLP <wb2llp@optonline.net>
> Subject: [amsat-bb]  Computer hardware
> To: "AMSAT -BB" <AMSAT-BB@amsat.org>
> Date: Friday, October 3, 2008, 7:53 AM
> I am looking for a newer laptop but when I read the ads, I
> notice that serial and parallel ports are not listed.  Are
> they not in use and if so, what is used instead to control
> the radios and rotators?
> 
> Gene 
> 
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