Quick and easy explanation of the RS232 cables used with most digital receivers.
The ends are RS232 9 pin. It's the same cable you might use on a thermal printer for UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc. It's a straight through cable. Although it is a 9 pin cable the only connections required are:
null modem cable:
Sometimes called a twisted pair cable. The ends are RS232 9 pin. Although it is a 9 pin cable the only connections required are:
Now that you know the wiring configuration, don't forget to order the proper ends. These cables come as female to female, female to male, and male to male.
I hope this will clear up any confusion and help you in purchasing the correct cable. We supply a high quality cable with molded ends.