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by MJ.nfl
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip
Replies: 12
Views: 1448

Re: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip

Sorry for the late checkup, I was away on businesses. I'll try your suggestions over the weekend. No doubt it will work... :D
by MJ.nfl
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip
Replies: 12
Views: 1448

Re: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip

Thank you, thank you, thank you for all your help. I found the COM port header for 3 euros and with Girder the problem with remote codes is gone. Every button has its own single code. Regrettably, Eventghost serial plugin still doesn't detect events from remote. It's probably due to IR receiver that...
by MJ.nfl
Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip
Replies: 12
Views: 1448

Re: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip

I tried putty, but there was no data coming through. It's going to be a port header for me. Availability of port headers seems to be mostly online, but I'll try to find one in local PC stores.

I'll report back when I find one
And again, thank you for all the help. All the best....
by MJ.nfl
Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip
Replies: 12
Views: 1448

Re: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip

First of all, thank you for your awesome instructions and help... I really never knew about COM port header, never even crossed my mind. My motherboard is Asrock B450 Steel Legend. Upon looking at the manual now I see that it has COM Port Header (COM1) with 9 pins (one place with no pin). It sure se...
by MJ.nfl
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Plugin Support
Topic: Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip
Replies: 12
Views: 1448

Plugin for USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip

I've been using Girder on my old Windows 7x64 PC with infra-red receiver connected to a RS-232 socket (it used to come with Skystar 2 PCI card) and it worked perfectly with Igorplug plugin and my TS 35 remote. On my new PC, since there is no more RS232 port, I use USB to RS232 adapter with FTDI chip...