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Re: KP3+ failure to connect problem

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  • tait700
    Thanks Kevin, I remember now that the external modems did have a 25 pin connector on the back. Cheers, Chris S.
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 27, 2010
      Thanks Kevin,
      I remember now that the external modems did have a 25 pin connector on the back.
      Cheers,
      Chris S.

      --- In kantronics@yahoogroups.com, "w7boz" <w7boz@...> wrote:
      >
      > 25 pin was the standard back then. You could also power the TNC through the 25 pin connector. Along with I believe a Hard Reset.
      > Kevin
      > W7BOZ
      >
      > --- In kantronics@yahoogroups.com, "tait700" <cscannel@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Thanks Jim,
      > >
      > > Looking more and more like the problem, one question i have is, Did Kantronics have a special reason for using a 25 pin connection at the TNC end. Not questioning their design but wondering why perhaps they didn't use a 9 pin dsub and then people could use a standard serial cable.
      > > Someone obviously much smarter than i must had had a reason for it but i would be interested to know.
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > >
      > > Chris S.
      > >
      > > --- In kantronics@yahoogroups.com, "jimk8cop@" <jimk8cop@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Chris,
      > > >
      > > > What you want to use is a "modem cable" not a printer cable. I found out
      > > > the hard way on this one myself in an attempt to use a "printer cable".
      > > >
      > > > 73's
      > > >
      > > > Jim, K8COP
      > >
      >
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