[NTLK] Easy Connection to Hackintosh

Dennis Swaney romad at mac.com
Tue May 9 11:39:49 EDT 2017


You just answered your own question, Matej: with those other adapters you
NEED a PC serial cable whereas the Keyspan adapter comes in either Mac
serial (USA-28x) or PC serial (USA-19hs). Mac users would go with the
former, while PC users would go with the latter.

Sincerely,
Dennis B. Swaney

"I think, therefore I Mac"

On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 8:29 AM, Matej Horvat <matej.horvat at guest.arnes.si>
wrote:

> On Tue, 09 May 2017 11:34:30 +0200, Piotrowski Paweł (Newton) <
> newton at indigi.co.uk> wrote:
>
> I think those Keyspan dongles are good for old Mac OS now, because if
>> you buy this one, you don’t need any drivers - adapter working great out
>> of the box (MacOS Sierra have FTDI drivers builtin):
>> http://amzn.eu/3SeLymt <http://amzn.eu/3SeLymt>
>>
>
> Yes, I also don't know why everyone insists on Keyspan. Another great
> choice are Prolific PL-2303 adapters, which are supported on Mac OS (8.6
> and higher), Mac OS X (PowerPC and x86), Windows, and elsewhere. Of course,
> you then need a "PC" cable on the Newton side.
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