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Serial cables and connections can be frustrating. There are 4 different connectors in common use ( 9 pin and 25 pin each both in male and female ) an...
9 pin and 25 pin connectors, 2 of each male and female. I got some from salvage of old computers and some from Radio Shack.( not the best place in my...
Tools to cut holes in the tea tin, I used a drill, dremmel tool and finally a file. Soldering Iron, wire cutters, and wire strippers. Screwdriver, n...
I put tape over the areas where the plugs were to be placed. Then I marked the shape of the connectors. If you are not happy with the layout take of...
I drilled out the ends of the holes, then use a dremmel to remove most of the hole, and finally filed it to fit the connector. Then I drilled holes t...
I normally use simple 3 wire connections so my connector is only wired for three connections. If you use more wires in your connections then you just...
Plug one cable in a connector that fits, the other into another that fits. Since you have two of all 4 types of connectors this is always possible. ...
As noted above my version is just a 3 wire connection. Additionally ( while I have not encountered it yet ) the rats nest of wire in the connector m...
Null Modem connections. A null modem connection switches some of the wires around, in a 3 wire connection the receive and transmit connections are re...
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Posted:Dec 4, 2007
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