[AusNOG] iPhone serial port

Sean K. Finn sean.finn at ozservers.com.au
Wed Oct 27 12:35:45 EST 2010

These are available commercially btw. 


Or you could just munch up a USB Synch cable.


-----Original Message-----
From: ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net [mailto:ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net] On Behalf Of Andrew Fort
Sent: Wednesday, 27 October 2010 11:23 AM
To: Chris Pollock
Cc: ausnog at ausnog.net
Subject: Re: [AusNOG] iPhone serial port

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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