[time-nuts] Thunderbolt serial connection - null modem or straight through?

Ken Winterling wa2lbi at frontiernet.net
Tue May 20 14:08:23 EDT 2008


You need a male/female straight-through 9 pin cable to connect directly to a
PC serial port or RS-232/USB adapter.  I am using the latter arrangement.


On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 1:55 PM, David C. Partridge <
david.partridge at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:

> I can't quickly determine from the Thunderbolt manual which cable type I
> need.  The connector on the Thunderbolt suggests it's DCE (female
> connector), but I suspect it's actually configured as DTE (i.e. null-modem
> cable needed).
> Which one is it please?
> Thanks
> David Partridge

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