ARC 996 & USB Connection to computer

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Julian1

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"Quite a few people on this site have been using this USB to Serial adapter."
http://www.monoprice.com/products/pr...seq=1&format=2
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Has anyone used a USB/Serial Adapter successfully on ARC996?

Thanks to Jerri for info on Monoprice.com

Best Regards...Julian
 

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Found 996 USB at ScannerMaster.com

http://www.scannermaster.com/USB_Cable_p/01-551038.htm

Pasted from ScannerMaster Website. USB for 996 and others.

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Julian
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Works for the BCD396T, BC246T, BR330T, SC230, BC95XLT, BCD996T & BCT15.

You must install the following software driver for this USB cable, choose which one depending on your operating system listed below. These are also available through the Uniden.com web site.
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PL-2303 Driver Installer.exe
Driver Installer for USB-1 cable
1.6MB
Release Date: 02/15/2006
You must run this installer prior to plugging in the USB-1 cable. This installer creates the following driver on your system:
v2.0.0.19 for Win98SE/ME
v2.0.2.1 for Win2K/XP/2003 (XP Logo Certified)
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PL-2303 Vista Driver Installer.exe
Vista driver installer for the USB-1 Cable (32- and 64-bit versions)
2.0MB
Release Date: 10/22/2006
You must run this installer prior to plugging in the USB-1 cable. This installer creates the following driver on your system:

v2.0.0.19 for Win98SE/ME
v2.0.2.1 for Win2K/XP/2003 (XP Logo Certified)
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Note that the drivers Julian refers to above are only for the USB-1 cable from Uniden. You must use the adapters for your specific cable. In our case, the USB-1 cable uses the Prolific PL-2303 chipset, so the drivers might work with another cable using that same chipset. Or it might so totally hose your cable's operation that it will take a lot of time and worry to undo the driver problems and get it to work.
 

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I use the Belkin F5U409 all the time with both ARC software packages (396 and 996) and in fact with some other very demanding programs like Motorola radio software.
 

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ARC996 will definitely work with the IOGear GUC232A. Install the drivers and it will work perfectly. I've also used a generic adapter that I bought on Ebay that uses the FTDI chip set. The added advantage to that one for me is that it will work on my FT880R, where the IOGear one won't.

But I digress.

Gary
 
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