11928Re: [tracker2] Re: T2-135 - How to reset?
- Feb 14, 2011Make sure you've got the latest otwincfg - it fixes a couple of glitches
that can cause the port to get stuck open.
Also, try it with the 'disable turbo' checkbox on. Sometimes the DR-135
wiring seems to be kind of marginal at 115200 baud.
On 2/8/2011 7:34 PM, Gary Sanders wrote:
> Keith, Scott and Mike, thanks for the suggestions. When I pulled the
> cover, I discovered the connector from the DB9 to the T2-135 was loose
> in the socket. I reconnected it and regained (some) connectivity.
> Both LED's do blink when the power is applied.
> Mike, I like the idea of hot-melt glue on the connector - the kind I
> have can be peeled off pretty easily, so it could be undone at any time,
> but should hold against vibration, etc.
> I said (some) connectivity, because getting the config program to
> connect to the T2 and display the config screen is tenuous at best. It
> seems that it will connect maybe 1 time out of 10 attempts. I'm using a
> laptop with a built-in RS-232 port (IBM T30). I also tried with a USB to
> serial converter on the laptop that uses a FTDI chip that's never failed
> to connect to anything that I've thrown at it. (And that's been quite a
> I've tried power cycling the radio, both using the ON/OFF button on the
> radio, and pulling the power connector, and it doesn't make any
> difference. The message I get is "Can't open port" or similar.
> Any thoughts?
> Gary Sanders
> On 2/8/2011 3:37 PM, Woody wrote:
> > Ditto on opening it up and taking a look. The connector from the
> > t2-135 to the radio came loose on mine and it stopped working.
> > Plugged it back in and it was good as new.
> > Mike - K6MAW
> > --- In email@example.com <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>,
> Scott Miller<scott@...> wrote:
> >> There's no hardware reset, but you should be able to run the
> >> config program. You'll probably need to power cycle the radio
> >> after you hit the 'connect' button, though.
> >> If that's not working, can you open up the radio and see if the
> >> LEDs on the T2-135 board are blinking when it powers on?
> >> Scott
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