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Reviews Categories | Interfaces, Radio to computer, amp, rotor, coax switch, internet | red_ella USB2 to DB-9 serial cable kit Help


Reviews Summary for red_ella USB2 to DB-9 serial cable kit
red_ella USB2 to DB-9 serial cable kit Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $29.95
Description: If you have a receiver or transceiver with a DB-9 serial port and a PC or MAC computer with an available USB port, this cable kit will work with any control software. Red_ella first started supplying these kits with Callsignsoftware.com radio control software that required full high speed flow control.

Specifically the cables are used successfully with the following software, receivers and transceiver models:
ScopeStationUltra:ICOM IC-R75, TenTec Rx320
HamStationUltra: YAESU FT - 950, YAESU FT- 450, Kenwood TS - 2000, TenTec Pegasus, TenTec Jupiter
ExtremeStationUltra: YAESU FT - 2000

Due to many requests red_ella, is now supplying this kit to any one with a similar requirements. The following items are supplied with each kit sent via USPS Priority flat rate domestic or international mail with no extra shipping fees for USA delivery ($10 international shipping charge): 1 USB2 to serial cable, 1 CD with driver software, 1 Female to Male DB-9 three foot extension cable for Ten Tec and Icom rigs, 1 Female to Female DB-9 one foot extension cable for Kenwood and Yaesu rigs

The USB2 to serial cable has the following features:
Full compliance with USB Specification V1.1
Meets All EIA-232 and ITU V,28 Specifications
Supports the RS232 Serial interface
Supports over 1Mbps data transfers
Supports full automatic handshake mode
Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7 & Mac OS8/9/10 Support
USB full speed communication and bus powered
Low Supply Current (typical 3 ma)
1 ua Shutdown mode
Improved ESD Specifications:
15KV Human Body Model
15KV IEC1000-4-2 Aur Discharge
8KV IEC-4-2 Contract Discharge
Product is in production.
More info: http://ebay.com
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K0FTC Rating: 5/5 Oct 11, 2010 06:52 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding problem solver  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
Interfacing a computer and the radio with software can be a frustrating and time consuming effort and many times can be resolved with a high speed cable. I had tried the 1/2 dozen or so USB-Serial cables I had on hand, and no joy. After trying unsuccessfully to run CallSign software for my R-75 with these on-hand cables, I tried the is red_ella cable and the radio instantly responded and no have no issues with the radio control software at all. I bought an FT-450 and it continually dropped from HRD, switched the cable from the R-75, and never dropped again. My Elecraft W-2 SWR/PWR meter was jamming up the works, tried this cable and no problems since. I am now running my R-75, FT-450, Elecraft W-2, and TS-480SAT with these cables and I highly recommend them if you are having interface/connection problems.
 


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