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Re: [tracker2] OT3 mini config question

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  • Scott Miller
    You can use both, but the outgoing packets will get mangled if you re trying to transmit from both ports at the same time. Scott
    Message 1 of 16 , Apr 17, 2013
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      You can use both, but the outgoing packets will get mangled if you're
      trying to transmit from both ports at the same time.

      Scott

      On 4/17/2013 8:40 PM, Ronny Julian wrote:
      > I just tried it and only connecting to the OT3 Mini over USB Paclink
      > works KISS if I have USB KISS on or off. It does not seem to care. My
      > question then would be If I was to leave USB KISS on and also configure
      > PortA to KISS would I be able to use both as KISS ports or would they
      > collide on the use of one radio?
      >
      >
      > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 11:29 PM, Ronny Julian <k4rjjradio@...
      > <mailto:k4rjjradio@...>> wrote:
      >
      > Plugging in USB disables the console on the serial port, UNLESS you
      > have USB KISS on.
      >
      > So USB KISS ON KEEPS it always on USB?
      >
      >
      > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 11:24 PM, Ronny Julian <k4rjjradio@...
      > <mailto:k4rjjradio@...>> wrote:
      >
      > K sorry I was SO LAST week or two. Now on build 56398
      >
      >
      > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 11:22 PM, Ronny Julian
      > <k4rjjradio@... <mailto:k4rjjradio@...>> wrote:
      >
      > USB KISS? Where is that in the config program? I see ports
      > A and B and I set Port A for KISS and 9600 baud.
      >
      >
      > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 11:17 PM, Scott Miller
      > <scott@... <mailto:scott@...>> wrote:
      >
      > Port A and the USB port are separate ports, but they're
      > connected in
      > that the console only exists on one or the other.
      > Plugging in USB
      > disables the console on the serial port, UNLESS you have
      > USB KISS on.
      >
      > On my workbench, I've got one cable that I know always
      > comes up COM8 for
      > any OTUSB or T3, and another that's always COM6. The
      > only time I have a
      > problem is when I leave a program open using the port
      > and reconnect
      > without closing it, and it'll pick another port.
      > Closing the program
      > and reconnecting fixes it.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > On 4/17/2013 8:14 PM, Ronny Julian wrote:
      > > Worked fine on Packlink.
      > >
      > > So does the USB port simply parallel Port A serial?
      > IE: if I don't want
      > > to have the chase your port down everytime issue can
      > I just connect a
      > > DB-9 to port As pins and use that?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 10:54 PM, Ronny Julian
      > <k4rjjradio@... <mailto:k4rjjradio@...>
      > > <mailto:k4rjjradio@...
      > <mailto:k4rjjradio@...>>> wrote:
      > >
      > > But if I use the same port every time and don't
      > connect anything
      > > else there it should stay put correct? I got
      > into it fine and am
      > > starting my config. So many more options than
      > last time I saw this!
      > > Thanks!
      > >
      > > Next test is to try connecting to it on KISS.
      > Anything hardware
      > > wise I need to do there?
      > >
      > >
      > > On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 10:42 PM, Scott Miller
      > <scott@... <mailto:scott@...>
      > > <mailto:scott@...
      > <mailto:scott@...>>> wrote:
      > >
      > > Do you see a new port appear in otwincfg when
      > you plug in the
      > > tracker?
      > > It should automatically detect it and
      > connect, at least if it
      > > shows up
      > > on COM1 through COM16. You might need to go
      > into device manager and
      > > reassign it if it comes up on COM17 or above,
      > which I think I've
      > > seen
      > > happen at least once.
      > >
      > > There's really no predicting what port it'll
      > appear on. In
      > > Windows it
      > > will depend on which USB port you connected
      > it to.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > > On 4/17/2013 7:10 PM, Ronny Julian wrote:
      > > > What COM port do I set to connect the OT3
      > mini to
      > > OTWINCONFIG? Using
      > > > Windows 7. I see the LED come on when
      > connected. I've tried
      > > the auto
      > > > detect feature and It sees ports 1 and 3
      > but neither work.
      > > >
      > > > Ronny
      > > > K4RJJ
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
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      > >
      > >
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      > > <mailto:tracker2-fullfeatured@yahoogroups.com
      > <mailto:tracker2-fullfeatured@yahoogroups.com>>
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    • Ronny Julian
      Tells me I should not even think to try. Thanks!
      Message 2 of 16 , Apr 17, 2013
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        Tells me I should not even think to try.  Thanks!


        On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 12:08 AM, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
        You can use both, but the outgoing packets will get mangled if you're
        trying to transmit from both ports at the same time.

        Scott

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