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Computer connection port?

Hi, There is a port on the Elna Xplore 8600 which is similar to a ps/2 port. I did not find any mention in the manual for it. It is not even labeled in the manual. What is it for? Can I connect right to the computer? Any other info would be great!

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According to this brochure, the machine uses a PC card. http://www.brubakerssewing.com/uploads/files/8600.pdf

You would need to purchase a reader/writer unit with a rewritable memory card in the format of the embroidery machine.

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Posted on May 12, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks! I'll use a pc card and not worry about the port on the machine!"

  • Clive Bonner Jul 28, 2013

    OK, but what is the PS/2 type socket used for?

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