Re: [tracker2] Re: T2-301 serial port connection and otwincfg
- Steve KF7MXS wrote...
> I removed the T2 cover and started testing the connections of each pinIf pin 2 is open on the DE-9, that would prevent you from receiving
> between the female side of the DE-9 connector and the leads that come
> out and down to the main circuit board. What I've found is that pins 1
> through 3 seem to be open, while pins 4 through 9 are working fine. If
> I'm reading the schematic correctly, this means that Port B In, Port A
> Out, and the +5V Out lines are not connected - most critically Port A
> Out, which is necessary for the serial data transfer.
any data from port A. Pin 1 is of course port B out, and pin 3 is +5V
out for a GPS receiver.
> So now my question for anyone is: A) should I attempt to fix this and ifScott should answer that one, but on a new unit, it would think it would be
> so, how? or B) should I just send it back? There's a little black cover
> on the connector that appears to be removable, but I don't want to force
> anything open that's not meant to be removed.
better to send it back unless you could see an easy fix.
73 es cul - Keith VE7GDH
"I may be lost, but I know exactly where I am!"