[Coco] 16550 wasRe: RS232 paks
coconut at pritchard.ca
Wed Mar 4 17:54:56 EST 2009
I presume you mean a test of the way cheap dongle on the PC communicating at
115200 bps with your serial BT adapter on the CoCo.
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Roger Taylor <operator at coco3.com> wrote:
> At 03:15 PM 3/4/2009, you wrote:
>> On Wednesday 04 March 2009, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> >On Wednesday 04 March 2009, Mike Pepe wrote:
>> >I haven't found a ush<->bluetooth gismo yet Roger but I'm still looking,
>> >need to get rid of the direct wire as mother nature has blown some usb
>> >extension cabling already, and I can't think of a better way to get good
>> >isolation than this pack of yours.
>> Just ordered 2 of these:
>> which are said to be class 1 devices. Are they suitable? I figure I can
>> one on the laptop too.\
> Yes, that one looks as good as any. The IOGear dongle that Wal-Mart pushes
> it also good (I also have that one), but then I just plugged a $2.98 dongle
> into a new XP SP3 mini laptop and it worked right off, no driver CD or web
> searching. I took the laptop out in the yard while my daughter typed on the
> CoCo in my office and she repeated back what I was typing, answered some
> silly questions, etc. That's not what I call official testing but it was
> good for starters. This is with a 115200 bps connection. I repeat... this
> was a test of the cheap $2.98 dongle, not my pak.
> Here is that particular dongle. It came in QUICK and the shipping was
> free. In other words, whoever this Hong Kong seller is, he's doing it for
> the numbers, not the profits.
> Roger Taylor
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