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auxscan

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I got a vertex vx-800 and the CE31 software, I want to know what kind of cable i need. I only have one laptop as of now. which is a HP pavilion entertainment notebook running on vista. I need to know what kind of cable I need.

Which cable is recomended?
A USB programming cable or a serial port programming cable?

heres a view on what im thinking about getting....
Programming cable for Vertex radio VX-600 VX-800 VX-900 - eBay (item 380194827775 end time Feb-05-10 09:06:06 PST)

USB Programming cable for Vertex VX-800 VX-600 VX-900 - eBay (item 120515693491 end time Feb-08-10 01:05:59 PST)
 

cquirk

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I would use the 9 pin serial as this is what the sw works with. I have encountered problems using USB cables where the older non windows based software does not like the com port number assigned to the USB or USB adapter is not friendly to the software

Also had problems with EBay cables so if it does not work it could be the new cable you purchased is not correct for the radio. As my customers do not understand why I cannot fix thier radio because the Ebay cble is bad I only buy the vertx stuff now. If it is for hobby use the price difference is worth the experiment

i got a vertex vx-800 and the CE31 software, I want to know what kind of cable i need. I only have one laptop as of now. which is a HP pavilion entertainment notebook running on vista. I need to know what kind of cable I need.

Which cable is recomended?
A USB programming cable or a serial port programming cable?
 
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