[chirp_users] Baofeng cable

D.J.J. Ring, Jr. n1ea at arrl.net
Sat Jan 24 20:54:49 PST 2015


Download the CHIRP live Linux CD.

That is all set up to work.
That will confirm the cable works.

I think you have two problems.

Try the Live CD.

David
On Jan 24, 2015 9:44 PM, "Malcolm Larkin" <malcolm.larkin at icloud.com> wrote:

> The only time I had an issue, I entered into the devices section of the
> administrative tools and down rated the default serial speed and haven't
> had a problem since.
>
> Malcolm Larkin
> VK2FITH
>
>
> On 25 Jan 2015, at 11:39, Tony <ajd at industrynet.net> wrote:
>
> Why are you guys repeating the same thing over and over without actually
> offering any assistance??
>
>
>
> What you said is all true however first you need to get Windows to
> recognize the cable.
>
>
>
> …..Which only requires that you plug it in.  No drivers required on any
> version of windows.
>
>
>
> Rick is not even at that point yet!
>
>
>
> Once you can see it in device manager you can then load the OLD (2007)
> drivers (below) and it will work perfect.
>
>
>
> Here is the link to the drivers again:
> https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/188372/prolific.driver/PL2303.332102.zip
>
>
>
> -Tony
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [
> mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com>] *On Behalf Of *John
> LaMartina
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:22 PM
> *To:* 'Discussion of CHIRP'
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng cable
>
>
>
> If the cable that is being used has a cloned or counterfeit Prolific chip,
> Windows will load the latest Prolific driver.
> That driver will recognize the counterfeit chip *and will Fail*.
> This is by design to discourage counterfeiters. The only way to get around
> it is to do what Jim suggested.
> Load a backdated driver. Preferably Win7 Prolific 3.2.0.0 or XP Prolific
> 2.0.2.1.
>
> The needed drivers and explanation can be found at
> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Drivers.php
> Read carefully FAQ 1 and 2 at the bottom of the page also.
>
> I hope this assists.
>
> John
> http://www.miklor.com
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [
> mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com>] *On Behalf Of *Tony
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:09 PM
> *To:* mikeearls at earthlink.net; 'Discussion of CHIRP'
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng cable
>
>
>
> Any version of Windows will recognize the cable.
>
>
>
> You don’t need drivers.
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [
> mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com>] *On Behalf Of *Michael D
> Earls
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 24, 2015 7:50 PM
> *To:* 'Discussion of CHIRP'
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng cable
>
>
>
> Tony, you're not helping!
>
> Until the older driver is installed properly, it won't recognize the cable.
>
> Unless every step is followed EXACTLY, the older driver won't be installed.
>
> Take it from someone who was convinced that I had followed every
> direction, several times.
>
> When you finally do it right, it will work.
>
>
>
> Mike Earls
>
> AF5MS
>
> TSRA Life Member
>
> NRA Benefactor Member
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [
> mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com>] *On Behalf Of *Tony
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 24, 2015 6:39 PM
> *To:* 'Discussion of CHIRP'
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng cable
>
>
>
> He’s not even at the point where drivers are needed.
>
>
>
> He can’t even get Windows to recognize the cable.
>
>
>
> Repeating “Read the instructions”  over and over without offering any
> actual advice is a waste of everybody’s time.
>
>
>
> C’mon…
>
>
>
> -Tony
>
>
>
> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [
> mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com
> <chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com>] *On Behalf Of *Jim Unroe
> *Sent:* Saturday, January 24, 2015 7:36 PM
> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Baofeng cable
>
>
>
> Follow the instructions in the guide step by step to select it. If you
> don't select it as shown in the guide, Windows will continue to use the
> latest driver and the programming cable will continue to fail to function
> properly.
>
> Jim
>
>
>
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