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Re: USB-1 vs. Serial to USB Adapter

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  • David
    How much? (Nudge,Nudge,,Wink,Wink):)
    Message 1 of 8 , May 1, 2013
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      How much? (Nudge,Nudge,,Wink,Wink):)

      --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, Uniden UPMan <uniden.upman@...> wrote:
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      >We need about 40 Windows 7 and earlier customers to step up and buy the USB-1 we have on hand. :)
      >
      > UpMan
      > UpMan FAQ: http://info.uniden.com/UnidenMan4/UpMan -- Please read before emailing me directly
    • Mike
      I d be happy to help you out and purchase one at half price. :) Mike
      Message 2 of 8 , May 12, 2013
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        I'd be happy to help you out and purchase one at half price. :)

        Mike

        On 5/1/2013 4:46 PM, Uniden UPMan wrote:
        > Effective with our next incoming shipment from our supplier, the USB-1 will use the HX rD chipset. We need about 40 Windows 7 and earlier customers to step up and buy the USB-1 we have on hand. :)
        >
        > UpMan
        > UpMan FAQ: http://info.uniden.com/UnidenMan4/UpMan -- Please read before emailing me directly
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        >> ________________________________
        >> From: Matt Zinicola <matt@...>
        >> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
        >> Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 4:08 PM
        >> Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] USB-1 vs. Serial to USB Adapter
        >>
        >>
        >>
        >> the chipset contained within the USB-1 is not supported by Windows 8 (per the
        >> excerpt below taken from the document "PL2302 Windows Driver User Manu
        >> v1.7.0.pdf"):
        >>
        >> You will need a USB-to-serial adapter that contains the PL2303 HX revision D,
        >> such as this one:
        >>
        >> http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00425S1H8/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
        >>
        >> I had tested the USB-1 and found (on my own) that it did not work with Windows
        >> 8. I stumbled upon the pdf mentioned above. I purchase the plugable model
        >> cited above and found it to work flawlessly under Windows 8.
        >>
        >> I hope that helps,
        >> Matt
        >>
        >> ---
        >>
        >> Document excerpt:
        >>
        >> USB Device with below PL-2303 chip versions and their supported OS Family:
        >> Chip Version
        >> Windows 2000 / XP
        >> (32 & 64 bit)
        >> Vista / Windows 7
        >> (32 & 64 bit)
        >> Windows 8
        >> (32 & 64 bit)
        >> PL-2303H Yes Yes Not Supported*
        >> PL-2303HX (Rev A) or HXA Yes Yes Not Supported*
        >> PL-2303X or XA Yes Yes Not Supported*
        >> PL-2303HX (Rev D) or HXD Yes Yes Yes
        >> PL2303TA Yes Yes Yes
        >> PL2303TB Yes Yes Yes
        >> PL2303EA Yes Yes Yes
        >> PL2303RA Yes Yes Yes
        >> PL2303SA Yes Yes Yes
        >> * - PL2303H, PL-2303HX (Rev A), and PL-2303X are EOL and discontinued chips and
        >> Prolific will not
        >> provide Windows 8 driver support. New driver versions will show yellow mark
        >> (Error Code 10) in Device
        >> Manager for these EOL chip versions under Windows 8. Prolific recommends using
        >> PL2303HXD chip
        >>
        >> Quoting ccm4181 <mailto:cm4181%40gmail.com>:
        >>
        >>> I've had my BCD396XT for a few months now. I've used a very old computer
        >>> to program it up to this point with the included serial cable but the
        >>> computer doesn't work very well. I'd like to get either the USB-1 cable
        >>> Uniden sales but I've read some people have problems with it. Will it be
        >>> better to get the USB-1 cable or a serial to USB adapter? If it makes
        >>> any difference the computer I'd be using it with is running Windows 8.
        >>>
        >>>
        >>
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