If this new adapter doesn’t work I’ll probably start doing port captures and figure out that’s going on. I had to finally use this product, which works under Snow Leopard should also under Lion and Mt Lion. Turns out is for exactly my adaptor. I may also stop by the Mac store and pick up a new one that is for sure Mac compatible. This thread raise the need of writing down all the serial converter that are now working for you Mac users.
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F5U109/F5U409 USB PDA Adapter – Drivers
However I no longer have a Windows system in the home, bwlkin no matter what I attempt, or drivers or ktext files I download and try, I have not been able to get this adapter to work under Mac Snow Leopard or Lion.
Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion. For this situation a Mac OSX solution is preferred.
I have not tried Linux yet. January 05, Please login or register. I’m looking for a little help. Would you be kind to tell us which one is working fine with you and what are the tricks to make belmin working. It also appears that this Keyspan adapter is the most multi-os compatible adapter and should meet most needs in general.
You can now exit preferences.
Thanks, I seem to be saying that a lot here! Coyote do you think the generic driver you mentioned might do the trick? I have the file on a thumb drive and and I will try to load it tonight. Did you miss your activation email? The reasons for this are that the Linux kernel has always had good drivers for the popular serial technologies, and manufacturers usually focus on writing Windows drivers, so the Macs are a bit of a half-hearted effort.
For Linux the PL Chipset is probably the best choice. When you run Tonto, it also brings up a console window with options to see the log files, clear caches, etc.
Clanger on January 04, If you do try that version instead of the one on my site, you need to make sure that:. GiffS on January 04, This makes it more difficult to get them working on OS releases later than Snow Leopard.
Belkin : Support F5U/F5U USB PDA Adapter – Drivers
Okay back to the well one more time for help. You may also get an error that no Pronto was located; just ignore that for now. If this new adapter doesn’t ,ion I’ll probably start doing port captures and figure out that’s going on.
I’m out when it comes to reliable windows or mac term clients.
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ProntoEdit is the computer application provided by Philips that allows you to download, edit, and upload the detailed configurations for the Pronto Remote. Tonto is an OpenSource project to replace ProntoEdit and the software works enough like ProntoEdit that if you are familiar with one you can use the other.
Thanks again, I’ll load the driver tonight and post the results. I had to finally use this product, which works under Belkn Leopard should also under Lion and Mt Lion. Looks like I’ll need to buy a new one unless someone here knows of a Mac driver that will work.
I was able to get the link that Yves sent to work and have downloaded the driver for the Belkin that somebody hacked. This thread raise the need of writing down all the serial converter that are now working for you Mac users. I hope I am not being a pain in the The app I’m using is specific for a piece of hardware; it’s not an interactive terminal program.
Belkin F5U USB to Serial Driver for Mac OS X (and 64 bit Windows 7) – WLAN Book
Yves has a good idea in that I am resolved to having to buy a new serial to usb adaptor it would be helpful to know which ones have worked for others and what if anything they had to do to get them working. I put the Belkin USB driver package on belkun desktop and launched it, it shows a file and when I click on that I get lino following message “there is no default application to open the file named driver. No universal remotes made today are as versatile as the original Philips Pronto line.