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Re: [solectria_ev] Re: RS422 Connections on AMC325

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  • Gordon Stallings
    Do you have a part number for that gland that you mentioned? Even the manufacturer s name would help. --Gordon--
    Message 1 of 7 , Apr 21, 2013
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      Do you have a part number for that gland that you mentioned? Even the
      manufacturer's name would help.
      --Gordon--
      On Apr 12, 2013, at 7:17 PM, geo_homsy2 wrote:

      > Are you using 56x lithium? I had to do this, to bump up the maximum
      > battery voltage on the controller.
      >
      > What I did, if you look back in the archives here, is to get another
      > entry gland, just like the two that are already on that panel but
      > smaller, and install the gland. Then I cut a stubby piece of CAT5
      > network cable with an RJ45 on the end, put it through the gland, and
      > soldered to a DA-15 connector. Plug the DA-15 into the programming
      > port and secure it with screws, then screw the whole thing back
      > together.
      >
      > Now, you have an external programming cable. Use the other end of
      > the CAT5 cable you chopped in half, and a CAT5 barrel connector, and
      > connect to your RS485 adapter. Voila! Any time you need to see
      > what's up with your AMC325, you don't need to take it out of the car
      > and unscrew the silly little panel.
      >
      > //Geo
    • geo_homsy2
      I just got mine locally at electronics plus. But try this: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=cable%20gland
      Message 2 of 7 , Apr 22, 2013
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        I just got mine locally at electronics plus.

        But try this:

        http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=cable%20gland

        --- In solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com, Gordon Stallings <genki@...> wrote:
        >
        > Do you have a part number for that gland that you mentioned? Even the
        > manufacturer's name would help.
        > --Gordon--
        > On Apr 12, 2013, at 7:17 PM, geo_homsy2 wrote:
        >
        > > Are you using 56x lithium? I had to do this, to bump up the maximum
        > > battery voltage on the controller.
        > >
        > > What I did, if you look back in the archives here, is to get another
        > > entry gland, just like the two that are already on that panel but
        > > smaller, and install the gland. Then I cut a stubby piece of CAT5
        > > network cable with an RJ45 on the end, put it through the gland, and
        > > soldered to a DA-15 connector. Plug the DA-15 into the programming
        > > port and secure it with screws, then screw the whole thing back
        > > together.
        > >
        > > Now, you have an external programming cable. Use the other end of
        > > the CAT5 cable you chopped in half, and a CAT5 barrel connector, and
        > > connect to your RS485 adapter. Voila! Any time you need to see
        > > what's up with your AMC325, you don't need to take it out of the car
        > > and unscrew the silly little panel.
        > >
        > > //Geo
        >
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