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KPG49D software question

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kg4ere

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I have searched for the answer but come up empty. I am running KPG49D in DOS on a Windows XP machine. I have a slew of TK 880s to program. I needed to buy a new programming cable and was going to buy the USB version. Then I got to thinking, will the USB programming cable for the TK 880 work with a DOS based program?
Thanks for any and all help.
 

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Unless you are running the DOS program in some thing like DOSBOX, USB cables do not work well if at all for any device.

You need to be using a computer with a 9 pin serial port and a serial cable.
 

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I use KPG49D to program TK-780's quite frequently. I'm using a USB/Serial adaptor along with an eBay cable (Kawa I think). Works great on multiple machines (laptop, netbook etc etc). Never had an issue.

Oh... and you mentioned you are running in DOS. Why? What version are you using?
 
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