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USB to Serial device -- solution

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Re: USB to Serial device -- solution

Postby gemini06720 » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:53 am

Paul, it would not be a 'slot' as you have indicated, but what is called as a 'header', a connector directly mounted onto the mainboard (motherboard).

I looked at the ASUSTeK web page for the P8H61-MX - looking at the documentation for the P8H61-MX, it appears that, indeed, Asus has removed the COM header - it also appear that Asus is now making 'bare' mainboard with very limited options for the professional users!

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Re: USB to Serial device -- solution

Postby pete_c » Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:41 pm

Recently purchased a "few" of the following motherboards. These are core duo / quad core motherboards with a design that is a couple of years old now. That said they are built very well and I am using these for low cost servers. One is becoming a new Ubuntu MythTV/XBMC box. They are reasonable in cost to upgrade (CPU and memory) and very well built. Note I do not work for the company. These do include serial ports. There are many new old stock core duo/quad core "legacy" motherboards now that can be purchased for a very reasonable cost these days. These are much less than new I3, I5, or I7 DIY (with CPU and Memory) motherboards. Purchased these at about $40 USD with free shipping. New old stock.

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Re: USB to Serial device -- solution

Postby darc » Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:50 pm

Thanks Laurie for the link I have been playing around for a while now with this type of fitting
ended up fitting a pci card into the pc with this fitting it works out it would have been a lot
cheaper with this lead, will no next time, in fact I will order a couple now anyway using your link.

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Re: USB to Serial device -- solution

Postby weatherwatcher » Sun Nov 10, 2013 3:21 pm

darc wrote:Thanks Laurie for the link I have been playing around for a while now with this type of fitting
ended up fitting a pci card into the pc with this fitting it works out it would have been a lot
cheaper with this lead, will no next time, in fact I will order a couple now anyway using your link.

Cheers Geoff

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