[E3-hacking] Newbie E3 owner

M P buserror at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 16:20:58 BST 2007

On 7/4/07, David Given <dg at cowlark.com> wrote:
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> lists at mice-software.com wrote:
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> I haven't done anything with mine for ages because I breadboard-based
> converter cable failed (all the wires pulled out!) and while I have a cheapo
> USB phone cable that will work, I still need to put a plug on it.

Turns out you can find MAX232 level converters for really cheap on
ebay. I got some that are breadboard compatible with a DB9 on one tiny
board for $9. I use them for my AVR project so I don't even have to
have full RS232 on the pcb at all, just a couple of RX/TX pins.

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