[clug] It's 2013 and I'm looking for a null-modem cable.
duncan_roe at acslink.net.au
Mon Oct 28 01:53:18 MDT 2013
On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 09:52:22PM +1100, Jessica Smith wrote:
> Hi Adam,
> On Sunday, 27 October 2013, Adam Baxter wrote:
> Has anyone got either a 9 pin null modem cable (female to female) or a
> > gender changer for a 9 pin RS232 plug?
> > I'm trying to investigate an old set-top box I have here and the RS232 port
> > on it is male.
> I have one that I could bring to the next CLUG meeting, but it's prolly
> easier for you to just grab one from Jaycar?
A gender-bender is not the same as a null modem. I would buy 2 null modems and 2
or 3 (male-male) gender benders. You can make a straight-thru cable from 2 null
modems but not vice versa,
Cheers ... Duncan.
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