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  • posted byhenriton on 06/22/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 monthPros:* it worked * has a PL2032 USB/RS-232 converter * works with old Nokia phones * could be used for other purposes (serial interfacing) * Easy to disassemble * the Nokia connector fits wellCons:* plastic is a little cheap * not as pictured ( got one without the N... Read more

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  • posted byanistor78 on 05/20/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 monthPros:Let's face it, you no longer own an old Nokia phone and you are just buying this cable because it's so easy to convert it into an Arduino usb-serial cable. The build quality is good but most importantly the case can be easily opened without destroying it and th... Read more

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  • posted byrunilagabo on 11/20/2012

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 monthPros:Have bought one of these. Worked wery good for almost a year. Then it suddenly did´nt work anymore. Is wery easy to install. And have used it a lot For my old Nokia 3232. Maby I should try to by one more of these, cause they are so cheap. The originally on... Read more

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  • posted byredpyll on 11/04/2012

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 monthPros:The cable is inexpensive, and build quality seems okay.Cons:-Could not find drivers to work in Win7, just use WinXP! I tried for many hours, following other peoples suggestions of drivers, but it seems like the original manufacturer of the chipset has implemented anti-co... Read more

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  • posted byemolfi2 on 08/04/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 weekPros:* Works well for my application despite being sent this cable http://www.dealextreme.com/p/45715 instead of which I ordered http://www.dealextreme.com/p/446 but internally according the photos of other user seems exactly the same. * It's cheap and arrived faster... Read more

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  • posted bytgerrie on 07/11/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 monthPros:* Cheap! * Works fine on Windows XP * Makes a great USB > 3.3v LV-TTL cable for interfacing with various serial ports Cons:* Drivers don't seem to work on Windows 7, Could not find any that would, error "This device cannot start" * Build quality not so good (ea... Read more

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  • posted byCanafly on 04/18/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 monthPros:I used this to fix a dead Seagate drive. Worked flawlessly. using the Ark Pioneer driver. As a serial data device for programmers, its great. didn't require the extra fiddling with external power like the original nokia cables. Cons:None i could find. OtherThoughts:as a... Read more

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  • posted byjeancar on 02/24/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 monthPros:Good build quality it works perfectly. the drivers are in the disc. It's the cheaper cable that I know, you won't find a cheaper cable Nice cable for sync data, contact, pictures, etc. I buy it to make a USB to SERIAL converter, just cut the nokia jack an put a... Read more

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  • posted byJohnBlack on 09/07/2010

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 monthPros:Build quality = good It doesn't have the nokia sticker but it works perfectly. Just install the drivers from the disc and you're all sett. Price = good You won't find a cheaper cable Length = good The cable is 98cm long. Most people probably won't need a longer... Read more

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  • posted bySubunaator on 08/29/2010

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 weekPros:It definately works and that is what I wanted from it. Build quality is not as good as the original and, unlike in the pictures it does not have Nokia stickered on it, but its still good - much cheaper than the original while still gets the job done Cons:Build qu... Read more

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