> I've been looking hard at the twiddler chord keyboards, but they seem to
> need to draw power from a serial port too
I've got one that I've never really gotten around to using enough to get
good at it. It needs to plug into the keyboard port to get power, but I
rigged up a battery pack with 4 AA batteries because my previous
portable (a Thinkpad 500) didn't have a keyboard port. (works for the
quickcam too) I don't have the keyboard cable for use directly with the
110, so I use the ps2 keyboard port on the replicator to get power from.
I tried it briefly to see how it works, and it does, but I need to spend
a little more time at it to get good. I always intended to use it for
in-vehicle use. I like to run mapping programs with my GPS, but
both the twiddler and the GPS want the serial port. I guess I'll have
to get a PCMCIA serial card or a DB9 - IRDA convertor or something.
Any thoughts on how hard it would be to fake a serial port with the
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