Re: 25 pin serial to 9 pin serial?
From: Leon The Peon (noemail_at_nowhere.com)
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 20:43:47 +1000
"Michael Soibelman" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have an old pen plotter (Houston Instrument DMP-50) which has a 25 pin
> serial port. Can I hook this up to a 'modern' 9 pin serial connector? Is
> there a connector/adaptor I can use?
yes., becareful , some of these are only just enough pins for a mouse ( 4or
so) and hence might not be good enough for you plotter .. if you want
rts/cts flow control , dtr and dsr status lines...
> Or is there some other way to hook
> up to the port?
You can make a 3 wire cable for yourself - probably the thing only supports
xon/xoff flow control and doesnt give a damm about dtr.
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