Re: Serial programming cable
- Thanks Jason, be safe in your move! Look forward to seeing you in Dayton!
--- In RTrak@yahoogroups.com, "Jason Rausch" <lists@...> wrote:
> Keith pretty much answered the question, but the major points are:
> - Use a 3/32" (2.5mm) stereo plug
> - Sheild is ground
> - Tip and ring are TXD and RXD, but I can't remember which is which
> Like Keith suggested, simply try it one way and then swap if it doesn't work. Process of elimination :o)
> Just to let everyone know, I am about 99% packed for a move to a new home. I took a new job with NASA and we are moving about 3 hours away. Once we can get moved in and set back up, we will resume with order shipping, especially the current RTrak orders in que. Any move is a pain, but we are looking forward to getting there and getting back "in the norm".
> Regardless, we still plan to be at Dayton and look forward to seeing everyone.
> Jason KE4NYV
> RPC Electronics
> --- In RTrak@yahoogroups.com, "Keith VE7GDH" <ve7gdh@> wrote:
> > Bill AD8BC wrote...
> > > Well, it had to happen. I misplaced my R-trak programming cable. Does
> > > anybody have the schematic/pinout for it? Is there a RS-232/TTL
> > > converter that I will need to build?
> > I don't seem to be able to find my cable either, but there's nothing
> > special in the cable... 5, 2 and 3 on the DE-9, and 5 is ground. It will
> > go to the sleeve on the RTrak end. If you use trial-and-error to figure
> > out the other two, you can't hurt anything. It will either work or it
> > won't.
> > 73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
> > --
> > "I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"