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classic Serial to USB adapter ?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by plejon, Dec 16, 2001.

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  1. plejon

    plejon Thread Starter

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    I am considering buying an IBM NetVista X41.

    This machine has 6 USB ports, but no classic serial ports.

    My electronic banking application requires a card reader, connected to a 9-pin serial port, to work. The company has no support for USB card readers.

    How can I solve this ?
    Are there serial to USB port adapters on the market ? What are they called, where could I buy them, ...
     
  2. brianF

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  3. plejon

    plejon Thread Starter

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    Thanks Brian

    Ever used one of these babies ? Do they work ?
     
  4. brianF

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    Sorry, no, guess you will have to try it and see
     
  5. Yankee Rose

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    Peter - can you report back with results? I'd like to know if this works or not! :)

    Thanks!
     
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