[aprssig] has anyone built/modified a USB to TTL level converter??
dave at g8kbv.demon.co.uk
Sat Jun 4 12:50:49 EDT 2011
On 3 Jun 2011 at 22:50, Stephen H. Smith wrote:
> 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.)
Just like many USB connected GPS receivers. Just look at where their
driver software comes from. FTDI, Prolific, SiLabs, Sunplus etc...
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