[aprssig] Sharp Zaurus ZR-5000 for APRS messaging
jason at ke4nyv.com
Wed Sep 17 20:40:38 CDT 2008
--- k4rjj at bellsouth.net wrote:
> I need to look around a bit more. I seem to
> remember there was a modem to mount on the side.
Yes, they made a simple 14.4 modem that plugged right
into the serial port on the left side. The right side
has a PCMCIA slot, but is pretty limited to what it
supports. One of my 5800's came with a PCMCIA 14.4
modem that is claimed to work with it, but I don't
have a regular phone line at home to try it with, so I
can't confirm that. Not that it would help us here
> What I need is the plain serial cable that plugs in
> the same port.
Take a look at my first post with the picture links.
The pins are fairly fine pitch and small. I beleive
the port is actually TTL level and the cable has to do
the level conversion, at least I know my Sharp made
cable does that. I would assume the same for the
other cables I have.
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