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7711Re: [BCD396XT] Scanner stand / Serial to USB cable

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  • Preston Ward
    Apr 27, 2013
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      I have no idea... Yahoo just wouldn't send them out and I kept getting error messages that it was a problem on their end. Finally I just sent them one by one and it finally worked. 

      --- On Sat, 4/27/13, Mark Mitchell <mdmitchell65@...> wrote:


      From: Mark Mitchell <mdmitchell65@...>
      Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Scanner stand / Serial to USB cable
      To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 10:10 AM


      is it because of the picture size?



      On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 7:30 AM, Preston Ward <ppreston69@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Last one...
      > (and it only took me 3 1/2 hours to get them sent, thanks to the
      > stubborness of Yahoo mail)
      >
      >
      >
      > --- 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
      >
      > Preston,
      > 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.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > 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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      >
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      > Mark ~
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