Taken: AT 286 motherboard with mathco
trixter at oldskool.org
Fri Oct 19 20:21:12 CDT 2007
Pete Turnbull wrote:
> The user port was typically used for home-grown digital I/O, but some
> commercial hardware used it too, eg at least one mouse, some satellite
> hardware, a turtle, a robot arm, and a CNC lathe controller. I used it
> to interface to a PCB tester I made to test some circuit boards I made.
All of these can be hooked up with a serial port, so I'm still wondering
why today's machines are considered lacking for not having a "user port".
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