Technical Q & A

How do I know what kind of connection I'm using?

Follow the USB cable from the computer all the way into the control box (some alpha boxes have a USB connection on the outside of the box that go to serial inside of the box). If it ends in a serial port, it is USB Serial if it ends in USB, it is USB, if there is no USB cable from the computer (just a serial connection) then it is plain serial. Boards 201a and beyond have USB connections directly on the card.

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