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Re: [tracker2] Garmin Nuvi 350

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  • Teddy Banks
    I got it working, by using a null modem cable and two gender changers, but a null modem adapter would be much better, too much cable to contend with. Thank you
    Message 1 of 19 , Sep 13 8:08 PM
      I got it working, by using a null modem cable and two gender changers, but a null modem adapter would be much better, too much cable to contend with. Thank you
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Sunday, September 13, 2009 10:05 PM
      Subject: Re: [tracker2] Garmin Nuvi 350

       

      When you order it with the male connector, it's wired differently (for
      DCE rather than DTE). The null modem adapter accomplishes the same thing.

      Scott

      Teddy Banks wrote:
      >
      >
      > I am confused though, if the cable would have worked with the male pins
      > on it, what is the difference between that cable, and the one you sent
      > me, with me using a male to male gender changer. Thanks
      >
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > *From:* Scott Miller <mailto:scott@opentrac. org>
      > *To:* tracker2@yahoogroup s.com <mailto:tracker2@yahoogroup s.com>
      > *Sent:* Sunday, September 13, 2009 9:50 PM
      > *Subject:* Re: [tracker2] Garmin Nuvi 350
      >
      >
      >
      > I'll send you one, it was my fault you got the wrong connector.
      >
      > Scott
      >
      > Teddy Banks wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > ok, I will hang on to the cable, I will check with radio shack
      > and see
      > > if they can supply one, if not, I will order a null modem adapter
      > from
      > > you. Thanks
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > *From:* Scott Miller <mailto:scott@opentrac. org
      > <mailto:scott@opentrac. org>>
      > > *To:* tracker2@yahoogroup s.com
      > <mailto:tracker2% 40yahoogroups. com> <mailto:tracker2@yahoogroup s.com
      > <mailto:tracker2% 40yahoogroups. com>>
      > > *Sent:* Sunday, September 13, 2009 8:21 PM
      > > *Subject:* Re: [tracker2] Garmin Nuvi 350
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I wasn't thinking when you said you used a gender changer.. it
      > needs to
      > > be a null modem adapter, to switch pins 2 and 3. I stock the
      > > low-profile male-male adapters that fit on the DR-135.
      > >
      > > Scott
      > >
      > > Teddy Banks wrote:
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Mine still shows Where to, View Map, and Travel Kit.
      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > *From:* Brian Clark <mailto:w4sou@bellsouth. net
      > <mailto:w4sou% 40bellsouth. net>
      > > <mailto:w4sou% 40bellsouth. net>>
      > > > *To:* tracker2@yahoogroup s.com <mailto:tracker2% 40yahoogroups. com>
      > > <mailto:tracker2% 40yahoogroups. com>
      > <mailto:tracker2@yahoogroup s.com <mailto:tracker2% 40yahoogroups. com>
      > > <mailto:tracker2% 40yahoogroups. com>>
      > > > *Sent:* Sunday, September 13, 2009 6:45 PM
      > > > *Subject:* Re: [tracker2] Garmin Nuvi 350
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > tbanks204 wrote:
      > > > > Well, got my cable, it had a female DB-9, so I used a Gender
      > > > Changer on it, connected it to my Nuvi-350, powered up the Alinco
      > > > DR-135 radio with the T2-135, TNC, set profile A to Garmin, 4800,
      > > > auto baud, powered up the Nuvi-350, Ver 6.10 firmware I think, and
      > > > no extra menu, Not working. Any Ideas? Thanks
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > I'm using an OT2m with the Nuvi 350. I do not have autobaud
      > checked.
      > > > Also, I thought I had a problem because I didn't have an extra
      > menu.
      > > > When I looked closer, the top menu button had changed to
      > "Dispatch."
      > > > the messaging and locations are there.
      > > > --
      > > >
      > > > Brian Clark, W4SOU
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >

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