Let's Make Robots!
Here's an UPDATE on my First Robot with a Robotic Arm on it ,With no gripper yet.

using a serial port VS usb for a picaxe28x1

I just purchase a picaxe 28x1 strater kit with a serial instead of a usb. my lap top has a serial port on it , Is one of those Ibm thinkpad,:-) I was just wondering is there any different setting with a serial rather than usb??????? will i encounter any problem using a serial????