Laptop for programming BC250D

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MetalCarnage

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Hey, curious if anyone in the southern ontario area has used there laptop and a DB9-to-USB converter to program there BC250D?
 

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MetalCarnage said:
Hey, curious if anyone in the southern ontario area has used there laptop and a DB9-to-USB converter to program there BC250D?
Yes I use my BC250D and Butel Software and my Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook computer with the Usb Port with no problems.
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I have two laptops, neither of which are all that new. One is an older Compaq with no serial ports and a Belkin serial USB adapter works very well.
 

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Did you try the Belkin? I've used my Belkin on a few different computers and it has worked flawlessly with ARC250, various trunker programs and the like. Give it a shot, they're a bit pricey but they're worth it.
 

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What brand were u using....i have tried everything under the sun and am unable to get this stupid thing working
I use an adapter from Radio Shack it works great.
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Saint said:
I use an adapter from Radio Shack it works great.
Steve
ya, this one works great, for everything BUT the scanner....i have a feeling its just ARC's crappy programming when it comes to I/O devices...every other piece of equipnment i have works perfectly with it
 
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