[mythtv-users] Serial Header?

Yan-Fa Li yanfali at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 00:58:47 UTC 2007

On 3/30/07, John Pierce <john.j35 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello list members, I just purchased a new ASUS M2NPV-VM Motherboard,
> I am planning on moving my mythtv backend to  this new system.  I am
> using the perl script to control a directv stb D11-300 from the serial
> port->usb adapter.  This new motherboard does not have a serial port
> on the back panel, but it has to serial headers on the motherboard.  I
> have looked all over the web and must not be calling the cable by the
> correct name to locate one.  I know that someshould make a cable that
> will attach to the header and give me a serial port, maybe taking the
> form of a slot bracket.
> Any suggestion where to look or shop would be appreciated.


These are also pretty easy to make, just buy the parts from a
electronics store like Fry's, if they exist in your area, and use a
vise to squish them together.


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