[ntp:questions] GPS with PPS without any soldering requirements?

MasonCide forensic at milwpc.com
Mon Feb 11 16:48:16 UTC 2008

On Mon February 11 2008 10:11, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:

Try newegg.com for a serial pci bus expansion card.  The more plain it is, the 
better.  16550 UART DB-9 card.  I didn't read the entire thread, but in 
response to the subject header, DB-9 connectors are available with tiny screw 
terminals, so you don't need solder, just a small screw driver.

> cmadams at hiwaay.net (Chris Adams) writes:
> > Dag-Erling Smørgrav  <des at des.no> writes:
> > > The moral is: don't buy a computer without a serial port :)
> >
> > Well, I have a serial port, but it is the serial console.  Not many PC
> > type systems (including servers) come with _two_ serial ports anymore.
> Sure they do, the second is usually a header on the mobo, you just have
> to get an extension slot cover with a DB9 connector and a flat cable.

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