Re: FMI using serial port B?
- 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.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
> 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