[Coco] Serial to USB adapter Question

Stephen Fischer SFischer1 at Mindspring.com
Fri Oct 5 23:27:03 EDT 2018



On my list for the next trip to Fry's



On 10/5/2018 8:07 PM, Mark D. Overholser wrote:

I remember the Prolific Drivers, about 5 years ago, suddenly not working 
with some adapters...   And a couple years ago, some Prolific Drivers 
not working, and the Adapters having their Product IDentifiers ( PIDs ) 
suddenly being changed to an unusable ID....

If the adapter sells for less than $15.00 ( US Dollars ) on Amazon, I'll 
bet money that they are Fakes...

Where I work, we use to Bundle an adapter with the Prolific PL2300.. We 
currently make a Product with the FTDI on it, and for all our 
Development/Programming Systems that need a Serial Port or Four, we use 
the ATEN UC232A, works great on Win XP to Win 10, and current Macs and 
Linux, like Ubuntu 14.04 to current...


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