- Published in issue 9/2005 on page 0
USB-to-RS232 Hurdle Race
adaptor problems and tuning tips
The comparatively slow RS232 interface is getting rather long in the tooth now and is steadily being replaced by the USB interface on modern notebooks and PCs. If an RS232 interface is essential, for example when programming microcontrollers, there are commercial adaptors available to bridge the gap between RS232 and USB. However, things do not always go as smoothly as one might like...