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Serial Port

In a modern PC the serial port is generally no longer used. At one point this was an extremely useful port in the computer, allowing the connection of a mouse, modem, printer and many other types of serial device.

The serial ports colour is green and has a male D shape.

Serial cables can only go in one correct way and have to be lined up correctly. The pins in the port are more robust than that of a keyboard cable, however, they could be damaged if the cable is forced in the wrong way.

Click on this wiki resource to review serial ports.

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