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serial communication using laptop

Asked by utkarsh on 12 Jan 2013

in laptops there are no 'com ports' so how to do serial communication using matlab through usb ??

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Answer by Walter Roberson on 12 Jan 2013

You need a usb - serial device, and you need to install the drivers that come with the device. After that when you start MATLAB (and the device is plugged in and powered on), the device will show up as a serial port that you can operate on the same way as a real serial port.

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