[NTLK] Newton to DB9 to USB Connection Conundrum

"Piotrowski Paweł (Newton)" newton at indigi.co.uk
Sun Jul 2 12:18:13 EDT 2017

Why do you use null modem adapter if FTDI cable is male and DB9 to RS have female?


> On 2 Jul 2017, at 15:15, Michael W. Arnold <michael at rnold.info> wrote:
> I hate to bother everyone for support, but I can’t figure this one out.
> I’ve got a DB9 to USB cable with the FTDI chip, a DB9 to 8p MiniDIN cable, and a null modem DB9 to DB9 between it all.
> In theory, this should work perfectly to allow my eMate to connect to NCX on macOS 10.12, but it doesn’t.  Newton keeps saying there was a response from the computer.
> I’ve also tried without the null modem, and that didn’t work either.  (Connect works fine, BTW, via mini DIN to mini DIN to my Quadra 630.)
> Any ideas?  What am I doing wrong?
> Exact product links for details:
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/7564005068/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0194C4Z96/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00QUZY4L0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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