[PD] comport questions

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Mon Dec 3 21:48:37 CET 2012

On 2012-12-03 14:41, Pagano, Patrick wrote:
> I tried with two separate cables, to make sure
> One was a gigaware usb-A-serial cable 26-949, the other was a simple dongle one that windows 7 setup automatically
> I have even hooked it up to an XP box that had 2 dedicated serial ports, changed the serial cable extension just in case
> Still with no response
> I am at a loss
> Currently it's hooked up to a windows XP box running pd-extended 42-5 and hooked directly from the serial port to the BenQ projector
> The port was previously hooked up and working with a gentner echo suppressor so I know it works

I would check to see if the cable is a modem or a printer cable (does it 
cross over Rx -> Tx or not?). Also handshaking may be required (RTS/CTS 
or DSR/DTR).


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