[WriteLog] USB to LPT Converters and the Top Ten DXD

Bill K2OWR k2owr at comcast.net
Sun Apr 25 14:04:34 PDT 2010

:::: Why use an LPT version? USB to serial converters are very inexpensive 
and work well. I bought one on the internet, I think from an Ebay vendor for 
$4.95 and it works great.

Subject: [WriteLog] USB to LPT Converters and the Top Ten DXD

>I am getting ready go migrate to new computer with no LPT port.  I'll
> probably be using Win 7.
> Does anyone know if Writelog will work with the Top Ten DX Doubler by 
> using
> a garden variety USB to LPT converter (like the one form Byterunner, for
> example).  I currently use LPT for A/B switching and CW keying.
> I see that Top Ten describes a really fancy one Piexx that lists for over
> $100.  It includes a Band Decoder output as well as a serial port.  I
> really don't need all that , however.
> Would I be better off just investing in a USB SO2R box?
> 73,
> Al, K0AD
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