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  • posted byBadooleoo on 12/14/2008

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Works great, doesn't fail. can easily swap RS232 programming cables with it and it still works. Cons:The original drivers on the CD gave me a lot of problems. I would have to reboot windows all the time to change cables. reinserting the card wouldn't work. I i... Read more

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  • posted byThiadmer on 07/06/2008

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:I have configured over 200 embedded controllers with this PCMCIA card in a laptop; it has not failed once. Cons:The physical construction feels somewhat fragile. If you insert the PCMCIA card in its slot (in a laptop) and then pluf in the RS232 cable, there is the risk... Read more

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  • posted bymeridor on 04/09/2008

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:Works as advertised, with windows. Windows drivers install ok on Windows XP. Cons:No linux or other OS drivers, only windows. Windows drivers not signed, but install just fine. Identifies as RS232B, not C. Probably not compatible with legacy MS-DOS apps (cannot choose por... Read more

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  • posted byVoltagesPSP on 02/27/2008

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:Very nice card needed one for my laptop because most of them have no serial port. As a Cisco Engineer i use console cables a lot so this is better than an USB to serial Cable. And you need that port for other things. Now i even use that slot on my laptop i tought it was u... Read more

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  • posted byesquizo on 11/28/2007

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month Pros:This is a wonderful solution for laptops without serial port. You can control all the config parameters that you can imagine. FIFO buffers (RX,TX), irq triggers (RX,TX), crystal frequency, incredible..!!!! If you work with line controls (CTS, DTR,...) over the... Read more

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