From: Mel (mel at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Wed 08 May 2002 - 18:49:00 IST
On Wed, 8 May 2002, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> However, the standards for 9-way and 25-way connectors have the
> opposite meanings, so a straight through cable has pin 2 on the
> 9-way connected to pin 3 on the 25-way, while a null modem
> (or crossover cable) has pin 2 on both ends connected together,
> and pin 3 on both ends connected.
> Real simple, this RS232 stuff :-)
bah, makes no sense to me, but I'm pretty sure I have the wrong cable so
I'm going to swear at it a while.
Thanks anyway for the responses
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