[chirp_users] MacBook Air will not talk to UV-5RPlus

Milton thecanesvenatici at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 09:48:42 PDT 2014


Glad to see your success. And thanks again to Jens from the Chirp team for
the package.


On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Bob DeFranco <bob.defranco at gmail.com>wrote:

> Milton,
>
> Thanks, that worked. Alles ist in ordnung. On to the Whirpool Galaxy!
>
> Bob DeFranco
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 7:04 AM, Milton <thecanesvenatici at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>>
>> http://chirp.danplanet.com/projects/chirp/wiki/MacOS_Tips#Generic-PL-2303-cables-counterfeit-andor-
>> "Generic"
>>
>>
>> Read. Download the Generic PL-2303 that I use in Mavericks. I started out
>> with this driver in Lion. Upgraded to Mountain
>> lion, then to Mavericks all 64 bit. The original package installer was in
>> Spanish. Jens, one of the Chirp programmer created
>> this package but it's not signed by Apple. so you right click to choose
>> to install. This lets you install unsigned packages.
>> The instructions are on the page too.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:34 PM, Bob DeFranco <bob.defranco at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Pete,
>>>
>>> I suspect it IS a driver problem of some sort. However, I should say
>>> that I did not install the Prolific driver, the OS just recognized the
>>> cable when it was installed. When I open CHIRP,  the dropdown menu in the
>>> download dialog does not show anything other than a Bluetooth port,
>>> suggesting that CHIRP doesn't see the cable or its driver.
>>>
>>> Bob DeFranco
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:19 PM, Pete Mackie <pete at seaquest.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Bob,
>>>>
>>>> Per below, Mavericks is seeing your cable, so that removes the capable
>>>> as a problem. CHIRP almost certainly not your problem. This narrows the
>>>> issue down to this being a driver issue. It is almost always is the darned
>>>> driver and finding the right one.
>>>>
>>>> I suggest that you try the Mac OS X, new to Mavericks, built in serial
>>>> driver. You select: /dev/cu.usbserial-A702RBLF in CHIRP
>>>>
>>>> I’ve been told by FTDI support (I’m not using Prolific) that all other
>>>> drivers must be removed with attempting to use Apple’s new built in driver.
>>>> If you have multiple drivers installed that could be your problem even
>>>> though the right one might be there.
>>>>
>>>> How to uninstall drivers? Google search something like: How to
>>>> uninstall (your driver name)
>>>>
>>>> Pete Mackie
>>>> KG7IXU
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 15, 2014, at 7:00 PM, Bob DeFranco <bob.defranco at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Steve,
>>>> >
>>>> > I found the following information in System Information after the
>>>> cable is plugged in (disappears when cable is unplugged):
>>>> >
>>>> > USB-Serial Controller:
>>>> >
>>>> >   Product ID:    0x2303
>>>> >   Vendor ID:    0x067b  (Prolific Technology, Inc.)
>>>> >   Version:     3.00
>>>> >   Speed:    Up to 12 Mb/sec
>>>> >   Manufacturer:    Prolific Technology Inc.
>>>> >   Location ID:    0x14200000 / 12
>>>> >   Current Available (mA):    500
>>>> >   Current Required (mA):    100
>>>> >
>>>> > Bob DeFranco
>>>> >
>>>>
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