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dont have a usb port on laptop

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by billm, Jan 4, 2003.

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  1. billm

    billm Thread Starter

    Jan 4, 2003
    I just got a kodak easyshare digital camera, but my compaq laptop (about 4 years old) does not have any usb ports at all. What are my options? Is there an adapter that I can plug the camera's usb cable into, then plug into a serial port on my laptop? Or do I need to get a usb pc card ( I do have an available slot under my modem pc card), I saw these at BestBuy with two usb ports for about $58. I'm basically looking for the cheapest solution to get my new pics onto my laptop so I can email... soon I will be getting a new PC, so I don't want to spend too much on this solution right now.
  2. plschwartz


    Nov 15, 2000
    You should have a pcmcia slot and adapters are made I did a quick search on www.pricegrabber.com for pcmcia usb adapter and got a lot of links $36 and up Get usb 1.1 as it will be cheaper and good enough.
  3. BTS '76

    BTS '76

    Dec 7, 2002
    They do have cable adapters for serial to usb for about $25.00.
    check out www. techdepot.com
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