2 serial ports on Electron - possible


i have been tasked with a project to create a mobile fingerprint reader (time and attendance) i can get quite a nice fingerprint reader that does all the recognition and template storage. and just sends back some Serial strings. now i know that the electron has 1 serial port, but i need a touch screen i was thinking of the Nextion series (for enrolling users ect) but i need a second serial port for that. or does anyone else know of a nice touch screen that can be used with the particle? big enough for fat fingers to use. the particle is a brilliant device and will work very well. your suggestions as always are much appreciated. thanks Gary

How about consulting the docs first?

The Electron has two (actually three) independent and free serial ports (Serial1, Serial4 and Serial5 - 2 & 3 are occupied)

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