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Old 29 August 2007, 14:53   #79
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Originally Posted by mr_a500 View Post
I wonder what will happen in the future though. Newer computers won't have serial or parallel ports - just USB.
You buy one of the millions of USB devices that suit your needs USB is a step forward, not a step backwards.

http://www.active-robots.com/product.../act-sib.shtml

In most cases these adapters have a driver which exposes a virtual 'COM' port, and I've yet to find any serial port based software that doesn't work with them.
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