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XG-25M programming cable?

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Jun 20, 2017
Long time reader and just set up an account since there seems to be a lot of good info on here. Does anyone know if the XG-25M has a unique programming cable or needs to be put in programming mode? I've tried an M7300 cable but RPM2 doesn't see it. Not sure if the 25M needs a USB programming cable, The M7300 one i have is serial but i had no issues with RPM2 seeing a couple XG-25P's with the serial interface.



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Jan 12, 2010
The XG-25M does have a special cable, part number: DM-CL2Y . And is supported by RPM2 R3C or later


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