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SCANNER SHOPS. BCT15XT Program jack broke

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ScanMaine

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Im looking for someone who can change the programming adapter on my BCT15X The pins in side are all messed up and I cant program the scanner, I need it asap and a quick turn around so im not really interested in sending it to UNIDEN.


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While I know your problem has been resolved, for the others interested in this issue you can program many of the Uniden scanners with the rear DB-9 using a null-modem adapter or cable and either a serial port on your computer or a USB-Serial adapter.

While I know it works with the BCT15, BCT15X, BCD996T, XT and P2, I haven't tried this on a BCD536HP though it should work for Serial Mode.

The front serial port and USB ports are easily damaged. I have broken a couple of them over the years and used the rear DB-9 instead when needed.

For my 996XT's in the truck I installed a 3.5MM stereo jack on the rear panel to use with the RH-96. I have not tried programming with this jack however. (The RH-96 will also work on the rear serial port with a properly constructed cable on any of these except the 536 and P2.)


https://www.amazon.com/SF-Cable-Nul...d=1481943034&sr=8-2&keywords=null+modem+cable is a serial cable that would work with a serial port or a serial to USB adapter.


https://www.amazon.com/StarTech-com...d=1481943034&sr=8-3&keywords=null+modem+cable looks interesting. It is a USB-serial adapter with built-in null modem adapter. While I haven't tried it myself, it should do the job directly with no other adapter.
 

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while i know your problem has been resolved, for the others interested in this issue you can program many of the uniden scanners with the rear db-9 using a null-modem adapter or cable and either a serial port on your computer or a usb-serial adapter.

While i know it works with the bct15, bct15x, bcd996t, xt and p2, i haven't tried this on a bcd536hp though it should work for serial mode.

The front serial port and usb ports are easily damaged. I have broken a couple of them over the years and used the rear db-9 instead when needed.

For my 996xt's in the truck i installed a 3.5mm stereo jack on the rear panel to use with the rh-96. I have not tried programming with this jack however. (the rh-96 will also work on the rear serial port with a properly constructed cable on any of these except the 536 and p2.)


https://www.amazon.com/sf-cable-nul...d=1481943034&sr=8-2&keywords=null+modem+cable is a serial cable that would work with a serial port or a serial to usb adapter.


https://www.amazon.com/startech-com...d=1481943034&sr=8-3&keywords=null+modem+cable looks interesting. It is a usb-serial adapter with built-in null modem adapter. While i haven't tried it myself, it should do the job directly with no other adapter.
thanks again n9jig
 
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