[Coco] TRS80 CoCo LOAD/SAVE 20x faster than CLOAD/CSAVE (to/from PC)
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Tue Dec 26 13:00:35 EST 2017
The Arduinos that I have bought use the Ch340 chip. So far so good! The eBay listing usually mention the chipset used.
On Tuesday, December 26, 2017, 11:45:02 AM CST, Allen Huffman <alsplace at pobox.com> wrote:
On Dec 26, 2017, at 11:21 AM, Kandur <k at qdv.pw> wrote:
>> You can get a high quality Arduino UNO shipped from the USA for $8.
> URL please!
I have purchased from K Bell Enterprises on eBay many times. They are in Missouri, i think:
They do not look like they have UNO in stock right now, though. :(. I’ve used them for LED strips and power supplies, and misc electronics stuff.
There are other USA shippers that seem to just buy a bunch of $3 Arduino clones from China, the resell them at a slight markup so you still get them cheap without the wait.
Watch out for Arduino that don’t use FTDI chipset for serial. There are many cheap ones that use a CN something part, which requires special drives to work on a Mac or PC. FTDI drivers are built in to the OS and far more universal. The CN driver I had to install on Mac was from some random China site, buyer beware, and didn’t work for me, so I found an open source version for Mac that worked better.
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