[aprssig] Laptops with true Serial Port

Dale Blanchard wa7ixk at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 6 13:37:18 CST 2007

Robert Bruninga wrote:
> We need to purchase NEW laptops but have to have a serial port.
> Our purchasing department says they cannot find any.  I know
> they are hard to find if at all.  Does anyone have any leads?
> Not Ebay, not used.  Must be in current production.
> I have heard of many problems with USB to serial adapters, and
> want to avoid that.  We must have COM1 or COM2.
> Bob, WB4APR
>Depends on how much laptop you require.
Fry's has some with serial ports with the store brand.
I have a Great Quality MX 3203 with a serial port.
I got it for ham radio use because of the serial port.
Has 4 usb ports, Lan, Modem, No A drive.
Has CD burner.


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