[time-nuts] Lucent KS-24361
kb8tq at n1k.org
Sun Nov 16 15:35:28 EST 2014
Assuming all the pins are labeled correctly and your UART is not set up for an inverted input - that should not work. Since it does work, I’d bet on there being a labeling error somewhere.
> On Nov 16, 2014, at 2:30 PM, Mike Seguin <n1jez at burlingtontelecom.net> wrote:
> I was having some problems with a couple of my laptops running WinXP and Win7 64 bit getting them to use Z38xx or SatStat50 to talk to the boxes. I was using the 'RS-232 hack'. I suspected the levels weren't up to the standard my laptop ports wanted to see.
> I pulled out an old "short haul" modem I had which is an RS-232 to RS-422 converter. Wired it this way:
> Lucent to Modem
> TX+ to RX-
> TX- to RX+
> RX+ to TX-
> RX- to TX+
> Works great! No issues with the laptops/software now through Win7 64 bit.
> Mike, N1JEZ
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