Posts Tagged: ‘header’

Add a console to Cisco Small Business SLM2008

02/27/2013 Posted by admin

I recently opened a SLM2008 and noticed the unpopulated header with two signal lines : looked like a RS232 header.

Browsing the web (Maxim Integrated’s website) , I found a device that could be used for the unpopulated U11 : Max3243 (exact part could be another one, as I am not sure for pins 21/22 & 23, but I only really care about the TX/RX pins). On this part, there is a RS232-to-TTL between pins 6&17 and opposite TTL-to-RS232 between 13&10.

I quickly added wires on those pins :

 

And the ‘bus pirate’ on the header.

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Hack a USB Reader/adapter to use Cheap SDCard DIY Connector

12/18/2011 Posted by admin

Or how-to add a SIL support to a USB Reader/adapter for breadboard modified SDCards :

I really like the idea that I found somewhere (found it back here) of using a single pin header to connect MMC/SdCard to breadboards

Then using it on a breadboard is easy and convenient

 

But it is no more usable on the USB card reader/adapter … Unless you are hacking the adapter too !

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