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VFD Question

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Johnnyonetime, 17 Jan 2004.

  1. Johnnyonetime

    Johnnyonetime What's a Dremel?

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    I've got a Matrix Orbital VFD (4 Line X 20 Char) and it has a serial connector on the back. Could I buy a serial to usb adapter and use it on one of my many usb ports on my mobo? (I don't like serial connections) And if I did that would it work in LCDproc or whatever LCD program I use? I don't see a problem but I wanted to run it by you guys first.
     
  2. Mat-d-Rat

    Mat-d-Rat Drive it to the edge baby

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    Yes, I did that on my laptop before the usb screens where availble.
     
  3. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    yeah u can do that. I'm using a usb-serial convertor atm for my lcd, the max3 has no legacy ports, at first i wondered how they got so much on the backplate. :duh:
     

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