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Re: UPS recommendations?

On Saturday 17 September 2005 11:05, Nicos Gollan wrote:
>On Saturday September 17 2005 16:54, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> even after all this time they have not made it work with the USB
>> ports on their UPS's, so you lose a seriel port to connect the
>> software to the UPS.  Grrrrr.  I need that port for other things.
>Wouldn't it be possible to use a USB/Serial adapter? Sure, those things
> are too expensive for what they do, but if you need a serial port this
> badly it might be worth considering.

I have a Prolific PL2302, but it doesn't do flow control protocols
well, so transfer speeds to a vintage computer are like 2 bytes a
minute...  Both ways.

Cheers, Gene
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