[OT] Looking for a notebook

alan alan at clueserver.org
Tue Nov 6 18:35:47 UTC 2007

On Tue, 6 Nov 2007, Joe Tseng wrote:

> I've been asked to look for notebooks for my office that have built-in serial 
> ports.  We've already used USB-to-serial adapters and port multipliers with 
> mixed success; we are kind of leery of using PCMCIA serial ports.  And we'd 
> like to use these notebooks on the go so docks are out of the question.  Can 
> I get the big OEMs to sell me a few of these or am I out of luck with them?

I don't think I have ever seen a laptop with a serial port.  Might be a 
few, but they would be industrial use type machines. (Does the Panasonic 
TuffBook have them?)

You may be SOL.

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