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I received my AIC controller from URD today and now am realizing that I will need another for this unit. Anyone been able to find one in their town instead of mailing out for it from URD? Not that I do not want to buy it from them it is only 7.99 I believe so I was just seeing if anyone knows.Male to female ended 9 pin serial cable that can reach is what I am lookin for.

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THey sell them at my campus store... Serial to USB which is actually better IMO. Try a college in your area.
 

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Alright now. There is a big college in downtown. The one you got had 9pin serial ends though right? This will help me a bunch.

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Alright now. There is a big college in downtown. The one you got had 9pin serial ends though right? This will help me a bunch.

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Stick with the serial cable. If you do USB to 9 pin you have to load software that translates the data and can become a PITA. I have tried it both ways and speaking from experience it was easier to just use the 9 pin cable. If your laptop is newer it may not have the I/O port for the cable and then you need to buy the USB adapter and software.
 

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I may have a twin serial port PCMCIA laptop adapter for sale soon if anyone is interested. $50 shipped.

It's a no-name one (cardbus), but it works- comes with the 2 input serial cable. You need this if you're going to run the OBD scanner and URD controller off your laptop at the same time.

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Alright thanks for the advice.

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wisctaco04 said:
samsc03 said:
Alright now. There is a big college in downtown. The one you got had 9pin serial ends though right? This will help me a bunch.

Sam[/QUOTE

Stick with the serial cable. If you do USB to 9 pin you have to load software that translates the data and can become a PITA. I have tried it both ways and speaking from experience it was easier to just use the 9 pin cable. If your laptop is newer it may not have the I/O port for the cable and then you need to buy the USB adapter and software.

Mine has 9 pins but my computer recognized the cord. Another reason I went for the USb is I dont have a serial connection of the back of my laptop.
 

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That's what the PCMCIA adapteris for- it plugs into the PCMCIA slot and has 2 serial port adapters on it.

I have two, so I'll be selling one. I didn't like how the computer ran with the USB to serial cable.

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Thanks alot Radio Shack is right near my house.

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Went there yesterday and got what I needed. They only had 6 and 4ft cables so I got one of each and put them together. Should work like a long single one. Thanks again fellas for the replies. Truck is ready this morning too,TRD headers take so long.

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