This USB programming cable (AXE026) is used for programming PICAXE chips via a SERIAL port on your computer.
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Used for programming, this cable allows the PICAXE to be connected to any computer with a serial port. A lot of computers no longer have serial ports so you may consider the PICAXE USB programming cable instead.
The folks at PICAXE have developed a very convenient way to develop with PIC microcontrollers! By placing a small bootloader onto the IC, the user can download new PICAXE code onto the IC over a serial connection. This cable has a standard DB9 connection on one end, and a 3.5mm audio connection on the other. Works with all PICAXE development boards.
PICAXE serial cable wiring