BBS card, ISA8bit multi serial, 4 channels

Fred Cisin cisin at
Thu Nov 1 13:22:56 CDT 2018

>> We had those in every PC in the office.
>> Made PCs suddenly useful ;-)
> Can I ask what you were doing that needed more than two serial ports?
> Especially "every PC in the office".

A modem,
serial mouse,
serial printer,
serial "RS232" scanner, external drive (yes, they existed), serial control 
of CD cchanger (consider Kubik 240 disc carousel (SCSI, but serial disc 
change control)), serial EPROM programmer, serial drawing tablet, serial 
X10 controller, serial VOTRAX, logging of UPS, etc.

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