[kismac] Re: GPS USB to Serial Compatibility

  • From: "N. Karras" <nkarras@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 04:00:07 -0400

I believe they work.  I have used them on other things.  You just have =
to make sure you have the right drivers.

----- Original Message -----=20
From: "Galen" <blueandwhiteg3@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 26, 2003 2:25 AM
Subject: [kismac] GPS USB to Serial Compatibility

> Does anybody know if the Palm serial adapter (for the m1xx series,=20
> among other Palms) works with a GPS hooked up through a PC serial=20
> connector (as many must be)? As far as I can tell, my adapter is=20
> identical to a regular Serial-to-USB adapter except it is Palm =
> although I don't know what chipset it is or how the ROM is configured. =

> I know that older PDA adapters (PC serial to Mac serial) often worked=20
> with GPS devices. Are there certain drivers available that I would=20
> need? I'm looking into purchasing a GPS and will be trying out=20
> someone's Garmin eTrex GPS in a week or two and would like to know if=20
> anyone has experience with this adapter or has some general =
> Oh, and yes, I do know that I could purchase a serial-to-USB adapter=20
> for the GPS but I'd prefer not to spend money to do something I can=20
> already do.
> Galen

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