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Radius m1225 programming cable driver


Oct 8, 2020
Does anyone know what driver I need for a radius m1225 cable? I'm using windows xp. Btw it's a USB cable.


Oct 23, 2017
It's best to use a serial cable for an older radio such as the M1225. But considering you already have a USB cable, the cable should have come with the drivers or a link to download the drivers from an online source. Where did you buy the cable from and did you get such info with it?


Premium Subscriber
Oct 24, 2009
Northville, NY (Fulton County)
Use Window’s Device Manager to examine the cable and determine what chip is in it. The most common are FDTI and Prolific. Armed with that info, you can easily find drivers in the net.