[lug] Source for obscure part?

Lori Reed lorireed at lightning-rose.com
Thu Dec 14 12:58:24 MST 2006

Gary Hodges wrote:

> OK, maybe it isn't obscure, but I've never seen one for sale.  Never 
> looked until recently, but anyway...  I've just put together a new 
> computer and there is a COM port available, but not on the back panel. I 
> need a COM port slot thing.  A COM port that will take the place of a 
> blank in the case and have a ribbon cable that I can attach to the 
> internal COM port.  Anyone know where I can buy such a thing?  If anyone 
> has one and would like to trade for the same thing but for USB, let me 
> know.

Fry's probably still carries them.

They used to be common with AT mobos, so you may be able to salvage one 
from an old computer.


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