any known working USB/serial converters?

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Tue Jul 7 15:30:01 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 07 July 2009, Alan Cox wrote:
>On Tue, 7 Jul 2009 09:10:01 -0400 (EDT)
>"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at> wrote:
>>   a while back, i was whining about the lack of functionality of a
>> particular USB/serial converter:
>>   does anyone have such a converter that just plain works out of the
>> box?  i'm more than happy to buy and try another brand if it's the
>> prolific product that's causing the trouble.
>pl2303 is pretty standard stuff. 

No it isn't Alan.  We found on the heyu list that 99% of the miss-comm 
problems heyu was logging could be laid on their doorstep.  FTDI stuff just 

>Check the baud rates and the like would
>be my first guess. If they seem to match and csize and the rest match at
>both ends then see if different baud rates each end helps (eg if the
>board you have uses some strange non standard clock)

Cheers, Gene
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