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Offline Artie See

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Serial port for Nexus 7?
« on: September 08, 2012, 06:37:31 PM »
I work on a variety of industrial devices that require a serial port and terminal program to configure and/or diagnose.  Usually it is rather difficult to find a place where a laptop can be safely placed to work on such equipment.

Maybe I'm dreaming, but a Nexus 7 with a serial adapter and a terminal program would be the PERFECT device to use for field troubleshooting and device configuration.  Does anyone know if these might be available anywhere?



Offline birdastrompgman

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Re: Serial port for Nexus 7?
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2012, 08:59:48 AM »
USB to RS-232 cables/connectors are widely available.  Finding the software to communicate/control the devices will be the difficult part. I did a search at the Google Play Store for "RS-232 terminal" and came up with a lot of possibilities.
« Last Edit: September 09, 2012, 09:14:07 AM by birdastrompgman »
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