bcarney
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Is anyone aware of a USB-to-Serial adapter that works in Fusion? I need (well, want) one to connect a shortwave radio to a program I wrote in Visual FoxPro "way-back-when", and it requires a 4800-8-N-1 RS-232 connection.

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Harliv
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The keyspan should work as well as a few others. I regularly use a generic one I got a few years ago. I don't know what brand it is but it uses the Prolific drivers.

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Harliv
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The keyspan should work as well as a few others. I regularly use a generic one I got a few years ago. I don't know what brand it is but it uses the Prolific drivers.

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bcarney
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Thanks for the advice; I picked up a Keyspan USA-19H at my local Compusa (the one in my state that survived the cut) and it worked perfectly in my Bootcamp-based VM. Thanks again!

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Wes_W_
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Thanks for the advice; I picked up a Keyspan USA-19H

at my local Compusa (the one in my state that

survived the cut) and it worked perfectly in my

Bootcamp-based VM. Thanks again!

Slightly OT, but does the Keyspan USA-19H work for smart signaling to a UPS?

I had bought a serial-to-USB cable to communicate with OS X and an APC SmartUPS (serial port only), but that turned out to be a bad idea since you can't hotplug the cable or boot OS X without a signal being sent to the UPS to shutdown! Ooops.

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Stevamundo
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Also try this: http://www.pcloft.com/usbtoseinrsc.html . It works beautifully for me.

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