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[TenTec] Omni VI: DB9 vs DB25

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Subject: [TenTec] Omni VI: DB9 vs DB25
From: crobson@erie.net (Chris Robson)
Date: Sun, 27 Dec 1998 13:32:45 -0500
I have my Omni 6+ hooked up direct to my pc using a standard serial cable
and an adapter from 25 to 9 (9 going into the pc) with no problem. One of
the best selling points of the Omni 6 was the fact that you didn't need a
special cable, a standard serial cable should work. Does with both of my

73, Chris KB3A

At 12:08 PM 12/27/98 -0600, you wrote:
>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.
>> Hello,
>> 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
>> http://www.netbridge.net/dx

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