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Old 10-07-2008, 09:13 AM   #1
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I know alot of people were keeping old laptop tops around just for the Serial port which is no longer supported. I have come across 5 Serial to USB converters in the last few days and would like to start selling them.

similar to this listed at $39... http://www.gridconnect.com/rs232usb.html

$5 Shipped (within the USA) is what I'm asking (basically enough to cover shipping)

Let me know if interested!
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Ill take one. Let me know where to paypal the money to. Thanks!
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Have you tested this with MS? I know that it is hit or miss on which serial to usb converters work.
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Wes, I have not. I work in IT...and came across these from I dont know when. And to be honest - I have no clue why I would have bought 10 of them :-) But I did...so I'm getting rid of stuff...IT related here.
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Wes, I have not. I work in IT...and came across these from I dont know when. And to be honest - I have no clue why I would have bought 10 of them :-) But I did...so I'm getting rid of stuff...IT related here.
Thats cool. $5 is a great price none-the-less.
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Well, I've been having a hell of a time finding a decent (i.e. not complete junk) laptop for tuning with a serial port. PM me your paypal, and I'll take one.
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I'll take one as well. PM sent.
(shipment to a US address of course, not to belgium)

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Great price, IF they work with the MS.
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Hey, for 5 bucks, it's worth a try. If it doesn't work, I can always use it to connect my old joystick to the computer and play Red Baron again.
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Great price, IF they work with the MS.
Oh, come on. That's only like 1.5 gallons of gas money. Don't be such a negative-nancy.
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If I had a MS...I would have tried it. I did try it on an old CD Rom that I found. Everything read fine.
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As soon as mine comes in, I can test it with the MS.
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I only have three left is anyone would like one!
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if it works with the M.S i'll take one asap some one chime in and let me know thanks
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for when these are gone, fyi, you can get cables for $3 shipped on ebay. They are from china, but hell, $3. unknown if they work with emanage, or lc1, I'll know soon I guess
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I'll take one.
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That's fine...I threw $5 out because I didn't know the cost. I only found them for $39 listed online. I'm not trying to screw anyone over.
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Thanks to everyone for helping me clean out the garage! I have one left if anyone needs it. Also, thanks to those of you who left me feedback.
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