Zaurus Wireless Serial
The Sharp Zaurus Wireless
Serial Cable works just like a serial cable between the Zaurus and
the PC, only wireless. And it works with new computers which don't have
a serial port, since it plugs into a USB port. The Zaurus
Wireless Serial Cable is for the SL-5000D, the SL-5500 and the new SL-5600.
With this product you can:
- Sync your Zaurus
- Connect your Zaurus to
the network wirelessly.
- Enjoy 4 times the battery
life of WiFi solutions!
- Keep your CF slot open
for other uses.
- Rid your personal space
- Turn your cradle into a Wireless
The product has two modules.
The Zaurus module plugs into the bottom port without blocking the
keyboard or the power connector. The USB module plugs into your PC or
laptop. The two modules build up a wireless connection automatically.
On the Zaurus you communicate through /dev/ttyS0, on the PC you get a
virtual serial port (COMx on Win, /dev/ttyUSBx on Linux). Range is 10m
(33ft). No software installation required.
If you want to control
serial equipment, we have a version containing the Zaurus module and a
RS-232 module instead of the USB module. Ask us for further details Contact US.
- All day wireless networking (SL-5600)
- No CF
card slot occupied
- Very low power
requirements, less than 10% of WiFi
- Legacy Free, USB port on
the PC, Laptop or RS-232 port
- Does not block keyboard
or power connector on the Zaurus
software installation required
Bluetooth stack (Affix or BlueZ) required, no hassle to
- No extra
additional network infrastructure or access point needed
- Zaurus module can pair
with a Bluetooth cell phone.