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Most older ThinkPads have a Male DB-9 RS232 Serial Port, capable of running up to 115,200bps
 
Most older ThinkPads have a Male DB-9 RS232 Serial Port, capable of running up to 115,200bps
  
Current ThinkPads no longer have a physical serial port, but still have the logic integrated, all that is required is to attach the ThinkPad to a supported Dock or Port Replicator with a serial port.
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Current ThinkPads no longer have a physical serial port, but still have the logic integrated, all that is required is to attach the ThinkPad to a supported Dock or Port Replicator with a serial port. Also there is an [[Ultrabay Slim Serial/Parallel Port Adapter]] for T6x series.
  
 
ThinkPads produced from 1994 onwards have a NS16550A compatible uart.
 
ThinkPads produced from 1994 onwards have a NS16550A compatible uart.
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* [[UltraBase X4]]
 
* [[UltraBase X4]]
 
* [[UltraBase X6]]
 
* [[UltraBase X6]]
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* [[X6 Tablet UltraBase]]
 
* [[ThinkPad 365 Port Replicator]]
 
* [[ThinkPad 365 Port Replicator]]
 
* [[ThinkPad 365X Port Replicator]]
 
* [[ThinkPad 365X Port Replicator]]

Latest revision as of 19:55, 3 September 2013

Most older ThinkPads have a Male DB-9 RS232 Serial Port, capable of running up to 115,200bps

Current ThinkPads no longer have a physical serial port, but still have the logic integrated, all that is required is to attach the ThinkPad to a supported Dock or Port Replicator with a serial port. Also there is an Ultrabay Slim Serial/Parallel Port Adapter for T6x series.

ThinkPads produced from 1994 onwards have a NS16550A compatible uart.


Models featuring this Technology

Legacy UART

16550A compatible UART

16550B compatible UART

Docks and Port Replicators featuring this Technology

NOTE!
These devices only feature pass-through functionality, the actual Serial port logic needs to reside in the ThinkPad for the port to work