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Reviews Categories | Specialized Amateur Communication Products | GridConnect FireFly/FirePlug combo Help


Reviews Summary for GridConnect FireFly/FirePlug combo
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $140.95
Description: Wireless/Bluetooth USB to RS232 cable
Product is not in production.
More info: http://www.gridconnect.com/serialblue.html
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K4AHO Rating: 5/5 Mar 12, 2010 11:50 Send this review to a friend
Great device to remote devices still using DB9 type RS-232  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
I used this combo to remote the AIM 4170B Antenna Analyzer. When used within the Bluetooth range specs (<300') this device appears transparent. Setting the Firefly baud rate required programming thru the RS-232 port but someone smarter than I could probably do it remotely thru the Bluetooth link. For my purposes it does the job very well with a minimum of hassle. It also works with Win7. I can only imagine what other hams can do with a wireless USB to RS-232 cable. I could see how this could be used to make a short range remote control operation of a complete ham radio station.

Jim
K4AHO
 


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