wmb at laptop.org
Thu Dec 20 23:59:19 EST 2007
This little module that Tom recommends is just perfect.
Tom Sylla wrote:
> (sorry for the broken threading)
> Building on Mitch's mail:
> A good option would be to just buy one of these:
> for $20:
> and wire from the little connector and its mate on the olpc to the 100
> mil header on the adapter. (or remove the 100 mil socket, and solder
> directly to the little connector) Pretty cheap and easy solution. You
> can actually buy them without the 100 mil socket:
> but they cost $4 *more*.
> I have used these adapters on 3.3V-level serial ports on several 5536
> platforms (the $100 adapters use the same FTDI device)
> There may be similar similarly cheap adapters for other chips like the PL2303.
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