If you want to connect to your host with a serial connection, you will need a serial adapter.
Keyspan and generic adaptors information:
NOTE: Keyspan is now owned by Tripplite.
Note: If you are using a non-Keyspan usb to serial device with Lion, you can most-likely get it working by using a generic pl2303 driver here...
|Keyspan "High Speed" USB Serial Adapter
Uses a PC standard 9-Pin serial connector.
This is the least expensive solution since it has just one port and does not require a Mac modem cable.
Keyspan Twin Serial.
The Keyspan Adapter plugs into your Mac's USB
Zoom 56K V.92/V.90 Modem (USB Mini External)
If you just need to dial using a modem and phone line, you can get this modem (instead of a USB to Serial Adaptor)
The Zoom Model 3095 USB Mini External is a V.92 analog voice faxmodem that combines a highly efficient design, easy installation and high performance in a low-cost product. With its small size (2.8 inches X 1 inch X 0.8 inches), light weight, and integrated USB cable.
|Macintosh Modem Cable for use with Keyspan Twin Serial adaptor.|