TFW you are digging through storage and find a hand-made patch cable that bridges between two obsolete standards for devices you no longer own (DB9 serial to ADB serial)

I lie, I still own the Cambridge Z88 the cable was built for. Four AA cells and it fired right up.

I haven't had a Mac with ADB in a long time though.

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Just ordered a USB to DB-9 serial converter from Adafruit. There' s still a thriving community for the Z88 around, going to see just how far I can revive this old beast.

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