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    Com ports?

    Hi, I was wondering what com ports do. I looked in google but did not see a good quality answer.
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    A COM port aka a serial port is used as a general I/O port on the computer. They were used more extensively before the advent of USB but still have use today.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_port
    OracleGuy


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