RS-232 (also known as EIA RS-232C or V.24) is a standard for serial binary data exchange between a DTE (data terminal equipment) and DCE (Data Communication equipment). It is commonly used in the serial ports of PCs.

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Laptop with internal serial port in 2009 (and 2010) [closed]

Are there any computer vendors (like Dell, Lenovo, or..) that still sell laptops with an internal serial port? We are using several modem and other kind of box at work that have to be used (and/or ...
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Serial to Stereo cable?

While going through some (really) old computer parts I came across a very interesting cable: a female RS232 (9-pin serial) to 3.5mm stereo jack. Any ideas what this cable might have been used for? ...
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rs232 PTZ cameras software program for control

Does anyone know of a program that would allow you to control multiple IR cameras via usb (computer jack) to rs232 (camera hardware)? We have a cameraswitcher, very low key, that I can press buttons ...
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How do I get Snow Leopard to recognize an old RS-232 UPS?

Instead of blowing $100+ on a brand new UPS, I decided to try to resuscitate the ancient CPS350SL that got me through college and grad school. One $7 sealed lead-acid battery later and it's back in ...