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GE Interface Cable

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Premium Subscriber
Mar 3, 2004
Concord, NC
I was curious to see if somebody had the cable pin outs for a interface cable.

I saw were this company call RF Guy's had one that was a USB on one end and a DB 25 on the other end.

I thought maybe somebody could give me the info so I could build one.

Also is there a way to make Polaris Motorola Rib box work with the GE programming cable?

I have a couple of GE MPI-II portables I was wanting to mess with.

Any help would greatly be appreciated



May 30, 2011
I think I may still have a GE interface box as well as the MPI II programming cable. Will check tomorrow and let you know if interested. May even have a GE MPI II as well
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