Most newer computers and laptops do not have 9-pin COM ports so the KXUSB cable is shipped instead.
A: No. If you have a USB port on your computers, we recommend the KXUSB cable that ships automatically with the KX3 or KX2.
A: Where possible, we always recommend the KXUSB cable. This cable provides the flexibility to connect to most any newer computer available today.
A: You can order the KXUSB cable separately as Elecraft product KXUSBa.