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7709Re: [BCD396XT] Scanner stand / Serial to USB cable

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  • john szalay
    Apr 27, 2013
      you'll have to send the photos direct to him by email at his address ,  the list removes the photos from the message

                                                                      John in Ky

      From: Preston Ward <ppreston69@...>
      To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2013 8:10 AM
      Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Scanner stand / Serial to USB cable

      Attached are four pics of my scanner stand. This is the one I'd like to replace but couldn't find one that lets me adjust the angle of it as mine does. So I just got one of these: http://www.niftyaccessories.com/HT%20Stand.htm

      I went with the genuine USB cable too. I didn't want the potential headaches of getting one that didn't work. I asked for a price match for what Amazon sells them for so the price difference wasn't so bad.  Ordered it all yesterday, should be here at the end of next week.


      P.S. I don't know why it looks so dusty in the pics... I wiped it off before I took the pics of it.

      --- On Fri, 4/26/13, Mark Mitchell <mdmitchell65@...> wrote:

      From: Mark Mitchell <mdmitchell65@...>
      Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Scanner stand / Serial to USB cable
      To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Friday, April 26, 2013, 5:00 PM

      If the one you have is different could you send a picture of it? I hadn't
      really give it any thought about getting or making a stand for my
      HT/Scanner until you brought it up now I seem to really be interested.

      Mark ~ Missouri

      On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Preston Ward <ppreston69@...> wrote:

      > **
      > No mine looks more heavy duty than that one.  It looks professionally
      > made, but I'm suspecting now it may have been made by someone who made them
      > as a hobby and just doesn't sell them anymore.
      > --- On Thu, 4/25/13, Dean B. Dalrymple <deanbdalrymple@...> wrote:
      > From: Dean B. Dalrymple <deanbdalrymple@...>
      > Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Scanner stand / Serial to USB cable
      > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 9:18 PM
      > Would the stand you are referring to be the Watson QS-300 pictured here:
      > http://www.radioworld.co.uk/catalog/qs-300_watson_adjustable_desk_stand_mount-p-8606.html
      > I believe this is no longer available from the manufacture.
      > The second item is a loaded question. Bottom line
      > is that it's hit or miss if you get one that will
      > actually work on your computer. Some people can,
      > most people can't. Spend the money on the Uniden
      > cable, download the drivers from Uniden, and save
      > yourself the potential headaches and wasted money.
      > Dean
      > VA3DBD
      > At 05:58 PM 4/25/2013, you wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >I have a really nice portable scanner mount made
      > >out of thick heavy steel with adjustable knobs
      > >at the bottom to set the angle however I
      > >want.  Problem is, there's no name or phone
      > >number or anything on it, so I have no way to
      > >get another one.  The one at scannermaster
      > >doesn't excite me too much, and this one seems
      > >OK:
      > ><http://www.niftyaccessories.com/HT%20Stand.htm,>
      > http://www.niftyaccessories.com/HT%20Stand.htm,
      > >but I'd prefer one like what I already
      > >have.  Does anybody have any tips on where to get a nice scanner stand?
      > >
      > >
      > >Also, I think the price for a serial to USB
      > >cable is really high.  $30 for a cable makes me
      > >feel like I'm getting ripped.  I'm not sure
      > >which one of these works for the BCD396XT:
      > ><http://www.scannermaster.com/USB_Cable_p/01-551038.htm>
      > http://www.scannermaster.com/USB_Cable_p/01-551038.htm
      > >
      > >
      > http://www.scannermaster.com/Uniden_4_Serial_Cable_BC15_95_246_396_996_230_p/01-530894.htm,
      > >but at Monoprice
      > >(<
      > http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=103&cp_id=10311&cs_id=1031104&p_id=3726&seq=1&format=2
      > >
      > http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=103&cp_id=10311&cs_id=1031104&p_id=3726&seq=1&format=2)
      > >they've got what I believe is the same thing for
      > >$5.54, or $7.81 shipped.  Both have the Prolific
      > >PL-2303 chipset.  Has anyone here bought a
      > >"generic" serial to USB cable for their
      > >BCD396XT, or see any reason why the one from
      > >Monoprice wouldn't work just the same?
      > >
      > >Thanks!
      > >
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      > >
      > >
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