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Old 10-24-2007, 03:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I've been working with computers a long time now, but never have I seen a cable like this, anyone knows what it is for? A serial to 2.5 inch stereo.


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Old 10-24-2007, 04:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think it has to do with connecting a radio to your computer for control of the radio and sending info between the two.

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its a com port add in and com ports can be programmed to support lots of signal usage they are a modders dream. I saw one once that was attached to a flow meter that was measuring water current and speed within a watercooling loop
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Old 10-24-2007, 08:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks, I was just curious!
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