3072Re: [tracker2] Re: this is weird...
- Mar 1, 2008You only need 2 conductors, and they should be the middle ones. In a
standard phone cable, they'll be red and green. Look at the two ends
side by side - the order of the colors should be reversed.
Chris Kantarjiev wrote:
> > Sounds like you've got the ground and data lines switched. It's
> > intended to be connected with a phone cable, with the red and green
> > wires swapped. Could be it's also introducing a lot of noise into the
> > system that's hosing the RX side.
> I think that the RX problem had more to do with the coronal mass
> ejection and K=5 ... it seems better now.
> But the cabling issue is puzzling. I used the cable that came in the box
> with the AAG station. I'm not really up to speed on the RJ numbering
> conventions, so bear with my physical description:
> They're 6-position connectors, with only the middle 2 in use. I guess
> (thanks, Wikipedia) that makes it a 6P2C? Pin 3 is blue, pin 4 is red,
> same on both connectors.
> Does that have the swap you're after, or does it count as straight-through?
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