Randall A Sindlinger on 8 Dec 2010 11:13:08 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] External drive casing for EIDE HD

On Wed, Dec 08, 2010 at 10:42:25AM -0500, Mike Leone wrote:
> Yeah, new machines don't really come with EIDE anymore. Nor PS/2 ports,
> mostly. Some still have serial ports ...

Not to endorse Dell, but just about every Dell desktop I've still seen has
a socket on the motherboard for PS/2 and serial.  You just have to buy the
adapter, which is basically just a cable to ports fitted into an expansion
port cover.

I"m not sure if that's standard on motherboards or not.  On the Dells, it
is labelled PS2SER and is a 24 (2x12) pin socket, without pin # 12 (blank 

  Randall Sindlinger
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  School of Engineering and Applied Science
  University of Pennsylvania
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