[aprssig] has anyone built/modified a USB to TTL level converter??
Stephen H. Smith
wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Sat Jun 4 01:50:33 EDT 2011
On 6/2/2011 9:45 AM, John Hansen wrote:
> That uses the Silicon Labs chip rather than the FTDI chip. I know there are
> some people who swear by these, but I've had some trouble with the Silicon
> Labs drivers.
> John W2FS
The Sliicon Labs chip is the one used for the USB interface on the Kenwood
TH-D72 handheld. The radio is actually serial internally like the previous
TH-D7, but converted to USB before it leaves the case. (Rather than being
converted from serial to USB by an external serial<-->USB cable dongle.)
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