[WriteLog] USB to Serial Adapter
hemivaliant at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 19 21:23:22 PST 2011
I'm using the same USB to Serial Adapter as W0YK and can confirm it works flawlessly. I also purchased my off of eBay.
For keying my rig (TS-570DG) I use a Winkeyer USB.
My HP computer is running Windows 7 64 bit.
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> From: w0yk at msn.com
> To: k0mwm at comcast.net
> Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 20:23:36 -0800
> CC: Writelog at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [WriteLog] USB to Serial Adapter
> I use the Edgeport/4 which is an industrial-grade adapter retailing for over
> $300, but surplus on eBay for around $30. It has 4 Serial ports and has
> been flawless in CW, RTTY, rig control, TNC control. I've used it with
> Windows XP and Windows 7. It is bullet-proof.
> There are a number of other single-Serial port adapters in the $20-30 range
> that have proven solid as well. Search this reflector archive and the RTTY
> reflector archive for specific recommendations.
> Ed - W0YK
> Mike, K0MWM, wrote:
> > What is a KNOWN USB to Serial Adapter that works with
> > WriteLog. I have tried two-one known for it's problems
> > (TrendNet that uses the Prolific Chipset you have said NOT to
> > use) and another from IO Gear. My problems is none of the
> > manufacturers are listing what chipsets are inside. You said
> > to get the FTDI Chipset. Even calling their tech support
> > people is worthless. They have never heard the word chipset
> > before. Suggestions? The problem is my computer says there is
> > "No Rig" even when configures for Comm Port 15-the one the
> > adapter says is the correct one.
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