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Re: FMI using serial port B?

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  • Joe Krout
    Hey Scott, I figured out what I was doing wrong and have got it FMI working on serial port B. Had my ground wire on pin 1 instead of 5! Darn them numbers is
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 30, 2008
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      Hey Scott,
      I figured out what I was doing wrong and have got it FMI working on serial port B. Had my
      ground wire on pin 1 instead of 5! Darn them numbers is small.

      Took the Nuvi for a spin as W0PWJ-7 today.

      Thanks again
      Joe

      --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'm using port B, but I've made some tweaks that may have affected it.
      > Hold on until I get the next firmware update done and it should work.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > Joe Krout wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Is anybody using the FMI interface on port B of the OTm2?
      > >
      > > I can communicate with the NUVI 350 using the FMI cable wired to pins
      > > 2, 3 & 5 with no problem. When I move to 7, 8 & 5 for port B, I can
      > > not get the FMI interface to connect. I have Port B configured for
      > > Garmin. I tried both BMode from the console and setting the otwincfg
      > > program. I set BBaud to 9600 from the console. I checked my wiring
      > > against the Tracker2 manual. I have also reflashed the OTm2 with the
      > > current (2/7/2008) FMI enable firmware.
      > >
      > > Tracker2 Build 54479
      > > cmd:bbaud
      > > BBAUD 9600
      > > cmd:bmode
      > > BMODE GARMIN
      > > cmd:abaud
      > > ABAUD 4800
      > > cmd:amode
      > > AMODE AUTO
      > >
      > > SERIAL Connector
      > > 2: Data in (port A)
      > > 3: Data out (port A)
      > > 4: Power output for GPS
      > > 5: Ground
      > > 7: Data out (port B)
      > > 8: Data in (port B)
      > >
      > > Not sure if I am doing something wrong or if there is a known problem
      > > with using the NUVI 350 on port B?
      > >
      > > 73
      > > Joe
      > > W0PWJ
      > >
      > >
      >
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