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Kenwood NX-5800 PC interface cable to be used with KPG-180AP

eadlrm

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Hi guys, I have been searching and searching on how to connect a NX-5800 to the PC to transmit the programming to the NX-3300 units. Does someone know where to find such a cable or if it has to be made? Any help and guidance will be much appreciated.

Thanks
 

eadlrm

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Thanks for the information,
Essentially a DB-25 RS-232 printer cable, do you connect it straight to the LPT Serial port card as my computer does not have one or can a
DB-25 RS-232 to USB cable be used?
 

kd4efm

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SERIAL CABLE, not printer..
Usb to DB9, to DB25 will work.
OR DB9 to 25 cable if you have a 9 pin com port.
program the radio as per the manual shows. (transparent mode)
 

eadlrm

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Thanks for the clairification, long time I havent seen an old printer cable and on one end it has DB25 and the other is centrix.
 
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