There’s More to Life than just USB!

how to connect your own project to a PC

Published in issue 1/2010 on page 14

Lots of projects use the office computer or a laptop as the ‘brain’ – for example, for saving data, as a powerful controller, or for accessing the Internet. The serial or parallel ports that once used to provide this link have been replaced by USB connections. So, now what do we do?There are a number of solutions for connecting a peripheral to a computer – you only have to take a look round the computer to see that.

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