[AusNOG] iPhone serial port

Andrew Fort afort at choqolat.org
Wed Oct 27 12:23:05 EST 2010

On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Chris Pollock
<Chris.Pollock at staff.pipenetworks.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just finished something I thought some of you might be interested in; a
> usable serial port for an iPhone/iPad/iTouch.  All iDevices have a serial
> port built into the dock connector, but it doesn't do anything useful out of
> the box.  All you need is a dock connector, a 470kOhm resistor, some wire, a
> soldering iron, a console cable and an RS232 -> TTL converter.

Nice work!  I wonder if you'd get that through an airport security
checkpoint for a remote job, though? ;-)


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