Sat, Jan 6 9: Keyspan makes a number of USB to serial adapters. The MS is a passive level shifter that gets its power from the control leads in the RS interface. This adapter provides a DB9 male plug, pinout available from the Keyspan product support page. I connected it through a DB9 female to DB25 male adapter cable that I happened to have, and the test program was immediately able to communicate with the LocoNet. The information below is intended to try and lend some clarity to this often confusing subject, and show some selected testing of the various models of Keyspan adapters with different software products. The first chart reflects the model and driver version tested.
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Page 1 of 1 6 items. X-Rite resells the following:. This was not enough to power the MS during receive. I have also taken my serial to RS cable straight from a Avid Express pro v2.
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The first chart reflects the model and driver version tested. I connected it through a DB9 female to DB25 male adapter cable that I happened to have, and the test program was immediately able to communicate with the LocoNet. While we have received user reports of various problems with we have not found problems with the Keyspan series as long as the latest driver software is in use, and only one adapter is being used.
DC levels had similar ranges. Note that many of the software versions marked as working under OS9 will also work in the “classic” mode of OSX.
This matrix does not represent an endorsement of any products. The Second is a list of software and compatibility with the various models. Will either of these adapters work? I looked across the face of the deck uda I don’t see anyhing there. Sat, Jan 6 9: This adapter provides a DB9 male plug, pinout keyspah from the Keyspan product support page. It is important to note that to work with an X-Rite instrument, all Keyspan converters require the use of a Keyspzn supplied by Keyspan to work properly.
The kespans you have are for RS Keyspan makes a number of USB to serial adapters. Sat, Jan 6 2: This did not work. Unfortunately, this adapter is no longer made.
The test program was a Java application created with CodeWarrior 4. The initial problem was that the USB adapter provides only one control line output see pinout on the Keyspan product support page. The MS is a passive level shifter that gets its power from the control leads in the RS interface.
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Does this mean that I now need another adapter for this deck? The USB serial adapter was not reporting any received characters to the Macintosh. Digitrax has not published a schematic, but Bill Robinson of Team Digital has graciously provided a schematic of their level shifter which is thought to be very similar.
Since there are two ports, I build a small adapter to use the control line from the second port to provide the other level. This program is available on request, see below for address.
Keyspan USB adapters hardware and software matrix
Kwyspan information on copyright, trademarks and licenses is linked here. This just seems to worse and worse. The following picture shows the transmit data levels from the Keyspan adapter.
On a maybe powerPC.