Introduction: Baofeng UV-5R Data Cable

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Easy DIY data cable for the popular Baofeng UV-5R Radio and many brands (See supported hardware at CHIRP Software web site)

Step 1: Material You Need

1.- USB CH340G very low cost adapter from any vendor

2.- 3.5mm Plug

3.- 2.5mm Plug

4.- Chirp Sotware from

Step 2: Solder Cables to Plugs

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You can use the provided cables of the USB CH340G (it come with 6) only 3 is necessary, please use follow image to make correct connections

help with stand in order to solder carefully the wires, be carefull as the connectos become very hot when you use the solder station

Step 3: Test It

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Its done!, only 3 wires are needed,

Noe you can download now the Chirp software and got all data settings from the radio.


Swansong (author)2017-04-20

Thanks for sharing :)

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