It has to be a custom cable with the two wires reversed as in the diagram
from Ten Tec. A standard serial will not work.
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> Subject: [TenTec] Omni VI: DB9 vs DB25
> I am in the process of connecting my Omni VI to a 9 pin serial connector
> on the back of my pc (the only available I/O port). I see the wiring
> diagram in the TT Manual...is this a standard wiring configuration to
> go from the 25 pin on the back of the Omni to the 9 pin on my pc? Or
> do I need to specially wire my own cable? My old pc had a 25 pin
> serial port so was no problem. Today I tried a 25 pin to 25 pin cable with
> a 9 pin adapter...but it didn't work. Any ideas?
> Thanks...and Happiest of New Year's to all...
> 73 K7FD John
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