Serial to USB for both BC250D and BC796D

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MetalCarnage

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i am tired of always having to have my scanners at my pc to program since i have two perfectly good laptops to do it from, however, due to the fact serial is obsolete i only have USB on both laptops. Does anyone have success with those Serial to USB converters they sell at RatShack and using them with ARC software, i really want to be able to program on the road, such a pain to manually enter in crap.
 

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After you install your driver look for the com port number to be 4 and above. It usually starts from there. You can usually find it in the Windows system devices, under com ports, once it's installed.
 

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JHaislet said:
Here's what I've been using. Uses the same USB bridge chip and drivers as the Uniden USB cable (I actually got the drivers from Uniden).
I think that's pretty much the one I bought on Ebay. It uses a FTDI chip set, which a lot of converters do. Works fine.

Gary
 
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