Off topic = apple Ipad 2 is useless to me for my sat observing

From: Thomas Goodey (
Date: Fri Mar 04 2011 - 17:08:29 UTC

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    On 4 Mar 2011 at 8:23, Kevin Fetter wrote:
    > I was looking at the info, on the apple Ipad 2 that's coming out. Let's
    > see, unless I am mistaken, there's no usb port like I have on my
    > desktop = can't use a usb to serial adaptor, to connect my scope to it. 
    No more than on an Ipad 1; but why don't you use
    (and then, obviously, a USB to serial adapter; isn't it ridiculous 
    that scopes still run on RS-232C?) (except for my Vixen)
    But why would you even consider using an Apple?
    Thomas Goodey
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