A standard PC modem cable will do the trick.
Arthur Bernstein wrote:
>Been away from the list for quite some and old Rip Van Winkle here has just
>awakened. I'm looking to use my venerable OMNI VI Opt.3 with my computer to do
>logging and rig control. The freeware program by N1MM has been highly
>recommended to me. Any suggestions or warnings here?
>In addition, I believe a serial cable is needed to interface the OMNI VI to
>the computer. The OMNI has a female DB-25 and my computer has but just one
>male DB-9 (luckily not being used.) From the wiring diagram at the rear of the
>OMNI VI manual there appears 2 serial cable diagrams. One using a DB-25 and
>DB-9, the other using 2 DB-25s. The wiring seems different. Not being
>knowledgeable about these cables, I put together some cables to give myself a
>DB-9 female at one end and a DB-25 Male at the other end. The pinout
>continuities do not match what's in the manual. Does such a cable exist or do
>I have to fabricate one? Any suggestions are welcomed.
>I can use all the help I can get and I feel this will be a steep learning
>curve for me. Maybe I don't know what I'm getting myself into!
>Again many thanks in advance.
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