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[TenTec] Argo V Serial Port

To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: [TenTec] Argo V Serial Port
From: "Jeff Davis, KE9V" <ke9vee@gmail.com>
Reply-to: Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 11:10:15 -0400
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I finally got around trying to connect my new Argo V to the computer.

The DB-9 on the back appears to be incorrect -- or non-standard
anyway. I'm familiar with a shell that has five pins on the wide part
of the connector and four pins on the narrow part.

The connector on my Argo V is reversed. There are four holes on the
wide part of the connector and five holes on the narrow part. I have
to believe this is a factory assembly error as no "off the shelf"
cable is going to work with this connector.

A picture's worth a thousand words (high-res):


Anyone else seen this? Am I barking up the wrong tree?

Thanks for any info.

73 de Jeff, KE9V
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