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Re: [tracker2] Recalcitrant OT2m

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  • Bruce W. Martin
    Yes, and it spits out gibberish. It works fine when plugged into an OT1. Bruce
    Message 1 of 33 , Feb 19, 2009
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      Yes, and it spits out gibberish. It works fine when plugged into an OT1.

      Bruce

      On Feb 19, 2009, at 4:45 PM, Scott Miller wrote:

      > Does the temp/baro display go blank when you plug it into anything
      > else,
      > like a PC?
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > Bruce W. Martin wrote:
      >>
      >>
      >> Just an update:
      >>
      >> Ultimeter 2000 output mode:
      >> Tried both COMPLETE RECORD MODE and DATA LOGGING MODE with the same
      >> results.
      >>
      >> The Jumper on the OT2m was set on 5v but I pulled the jumper and
      >> still
      >> see that when I connect the Ultimeter 2000 to port A the Temperature
      >> and Barometric Pressure displays on the Ultimeter 2000 will go blank.
      >>
      >> Also I have set Port B to KISS and running javaprssrvr under Linux.
      >> There still does not seem to be a connection between the OT2m and
      >> javaprssrvr.
      >>
      >> I am seeing this behavior on two different OT2m units.
      >>
      >> KISS has worked before. Not sure if this is a firmware problem or
      >> somewhere else.
      >>
      >> Mostly wondering if anyone else is seeing this kind of behavior. If
      >> not then it may not be a problem with the OT2m.
      >>
      >> Bruce, KQ4TV
      >>
      >> On Feb 16, 2009, at 8:46 PM, Bruce W. Martin wrote:
      >>
      >>>
      >>> On Feb 16, 2009, at 8:08 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
      >>>
      >>>> Hi Bruce,
      >>>>
      >>>> Port B doesn't have the command console or configuration interface.
      >>>> AUTO covers NMEA and Ultimeter, but not KISS - you need to set that
      >>>> manually.
      >>>
      >>> Port B will do KISS, right?
      >>>
      >>>> Never heard of the U2K blanking when you plug it in. What output
      >>>> mode
      >>>> is it set to, what port is it plugged into, and how is the 5v/12v
      >>>> jumper
      >>>> in the OT2m set? Does it do anything different if you remove it?
      >>>
      >>> Tried all output modes on the U2k with the same results.
      >>> Tried both A & B ports with the same results.
      >>> Not sure, I have not changed it from the way it came to me.
      >>> Eventually the displays restore back to normal after awhile.
      >>>
      >>> Bruce
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>>
      >>>>
      >>>> Scott
      >>>>
      >>>> Bruce W. Martin wrote:
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Thanks Scott for the quick turn around on the repair of my OT2m.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Are there supposed to be limits on the B port?
      >>>>>
      >>>>> I can't get the configuration program to work with the B port or
      >>>>> use a
      >>>>> terminal program with the B port but works fine on the A port.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> When a port is set for Auto will it go into KISS mode
      >>>>> automatically?
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Also, I have a Peet Ultimeter 2000. Lately I noticed that if I
      >>>>> plug
      >>>>> it
      >>>>> into the OT2m (either port) the U2k suddenly has the temp and
      >>>>> barometric pressure displays go blank. Plugging the U2k into an
      >>>>> OT1
      >>>>> and it works fine.
      >>>>> I see this on both OT2m units I have.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Bruce, KQ4TV
      >>>>>
      >>
      >>
      >
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    • Bruce W. Martin
      Yes, and it spits out gibberish. It works fine when plugged into an OT1. Bruce
      Message 33 of 33 , Feb 19, 2009
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        Yes, and it spits out gibberish. It works fine when plugged into an OT1.

        Bruce

        On Feb 19, 2009, at 4:45 PM, Scott Miller wrote:

        > Does the temp/baro display go blank when you plug it into anything
        > else,
        > like a PC?
        >
        > Scott
        >
        > Bruce W. Martin wrote:
        >>
        >>
        >> Just an update:
        >>
        >> Ultimeter 2000 output mode:
        >> Tried both COMPLETE RECORD MODE and DATA LOGGING MODE with the same
        >> results.
        >>
        >> The Jumper on the OT2m was set on 5v but I pulled the jumper and
        >> still
        >> see that when I connect the Ultimeter 2000 to port A the Temperature
        >> and Barometric Pressure displays on the Ultimeter 2000 will go blank.
        >>
        >> Also I have set Port B to KISS and running javaprssrvr under Linux.
        >> There still does not seem to be a connection between the OT2m and
        >> javaprssrvr.
        >>
        >> I am seeing this behavior on two different OT2m units.
        >>
        >> KISS has worked before. Not sure if this is a firmware problem or
        >> somewhere else.
        >>
        >> Mostly wondering if anyone else is seeing this kind of behavior. If
        >> not then it may not be a problem with the OT2m.
        >>
        >> Bruce, KQ4TV
        >>
        >> On Feb 16, 2009, at 8:46 PM, Bruce W. Martin wrote:
        >>
        >>>
        >>> On Feb 16, 2009, at 8:08 PM, Scott Miller wrote:
        >>>
        >>>> Hi Bruce,
        >>>>
        >>>> Port B doesn't have the command console or configuration interface.
        >>>> AUTO covers NMEA and Ultimeter, but not KISS - you need to set that
        >>>> manually.
        >>>
        >>> Port B will do KISS, right?
        >>>
        >>>> Never heard of the U2K blanking when you plug it in. What output
        >>>> mode
        >>>> is it set to, what port is it plugged into, and how is the 5v/12v
        >>>> jumper
        >>>> in the OT2m set? Does it do anything different if you remove it?
        >>>
        >>> Tried all output modes on the U2k with the same results.
        >>> Tried both A & B ports with the same results.
        >>> Not sure, I have not changed it from the way it came to me.
        >>> Eventually the displays restore back to normal after awhile.
        >>>
        >>> Bruce
        >>>
        >>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>> Scott
        >>>>
        >>>> Bruce W. Martin wrote:
        >>>>>
        >>>>>
        >>>>> Thanks Scott for the quick turn around on the repair of my OT2m.
        >>>>>
        >>>>> Are there supposed to be limits on the B port?
        >>>>>
        >>>>> I can't get the configuration program to work with the B port or
        >>>>> use a
        >>>>> terminal program with the B port but works fine on the A port.
        >>>>>
        >>>>> When a port is set for Auto will it go into KISS mode
        >>>>> automatically?
        >>>>>
        >>>>> Also, I have a Peet Ultimeter 2000. Lately I noticed that if I
        >>>>> plug
        >>>>> it
        >>>>> into the OT2m (either port) the U2k suddenly has the temp and
        >>>>> barometric pressure displays go blank. Plugging the U2k into an
        >>>>> OT1
        >>>>> and it works fine.
        >>>>> I see this on both OT2m units I have.
        >>>>>
        >>>>> Bruce, KQ4TV
        >>>>>
        >>
        >>
        >
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