USB-cable ?

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Hello,
I have a problem with Flex-6300 from a friend. I explain to you. He installed  the latest version of Smart-SDR 1.11.12, he is under windows 7 and an Ultrabeam antenna. We have to connect Flex with the Ultrabeam box with the recommended cable.
Unfortunately, its cable does not appear in the USB-cable window. Do you have some ideas ?

Thanks
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Posted 5 months ago

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Mack McCormick, Elmer

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The USB cable must use an FTDI chipset to be recognized.

73,

Mack
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Mike va3mw

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ON5AM

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No problem it's the good cable an FTDI chipset
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Mike va3mw

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If it is a good FTDI chipset then I would see if you have another one to try just in case it is defective.  If you have done all ready I would then open a helpdesk ticket to assist in diagnosis.  
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ON5AM

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Yes I think there is a cable problem because at home it works and so another ham radio that has the same configuration.
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Tom

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I found a source of inexpensive  quality USB to RS232 converters. I cut the cable to required length and replace RJ 45 connector with a DB9 plug.
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/USB-to-RJ45-For-Cisco-USB-Console-Cable-FTDI-744664241835-X2K7-M1R2-L4F7...

Tom, SP7WT