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Date:      Sat, 2 May 2015 16:57:20 -0700
From:      Mehmet Erol Sanliturk <m.e.sanliturk@gmail.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>,  FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: USB to serial adapter
Message-ID:  <CAOgwaMuVSK=NYkFHDW=EmK19eZqEnz6YxcC+iC4m4DktTpfwPA@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20150502234245.e1098b2a.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <20150502145500.GA2402@c720-r276659> <20150502234245.e1098b2a.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 2:42 PM, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de> wrote:

> On Sat, 2 May 2015 16:55:00 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > I have an old VT100 terminal and want this connect to a laptop running
> > FreeBSD which has only USB ports (just for fun to participate in some
> > Vintage Computer Festival). Anybody knows a good adapter which works
> > with our uplcom(4) driver?
>
> I'd be interested in that topic, too. I have the DEC vt101
> which still works (tested with _real_ serial port), but
> as serial ports are vanishing on desktops, and are being
> nonexistent on laptops, this would be a nice recipe to
> have in order to bring a piece of museum art back to life.
>
> Furthermore, I'd be interested if this approach will only
> work for communication devices (serial terminal lines), or
> if it can also be used for pointing devices (serial mice,
> maybe even digitizer tablets).
>
>
> --
> Polytropon
> Magdeburg, Germany
> Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
> _______________________________________________
>
>

http://www.amazon.com/Aten-Technologies-UC232A-Serial-Adapter/dp/B00006HNF6


http://www.aten.com/products/productItem.php?model_no=UC232A#.VUVkL-RlAWM


http://www.amazon.com/Digitus-DA-70156-Usb-Serial-Adaptor/dp/B0030IT780/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1430610687&sr=1-1-fkmr0&keywords=Assmann+DA-70156


http://assmann.us/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=11087



These are defined as Linux compatible also among others ( without
mentioning FreeBSD ) .
I did not used any one of them .


Thank you very much .


Mehmet Erol Sanliturk



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