BBS software was Re: looking at buying a pocket PC / PDA

Warner Losh imp at
Wed Nov 1 13:43:08 CDT 2017

On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 12:29 PM, Ethan via cctalk <cctalk at>

> I'd get a RS232toWIFI dongle, they're cheap and easy to make a connection
>> via simple terminal software to an outside telnet target.
> I don't think the RS232 to WIFI dongles from the one guy are often
> unavailable. I think the creator hand solders them in small batches or
> something.

The ESP 8266's are available a dime a dozen and often have the proper
firmware burned into them. At worst, you have to put a RS-232 DB-xx
connector on and maybe a level shifter (depending on the ESP board you
have, though most don't have them)...


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