[chirp_users] cloning cable wiring diagram

Jardy jardy72 at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 15 14:04:43 PDT 2018


Save a copy of each radio setup so you have to fall back on, just in case. 

Jardy Dawson WA7JRD
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> On Sep 15, 2018, at 13:38, Peter <ptlambert at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> 
> Yes, you would want to clone between radios of the same model and 
> firmware, otherwise you will likely have issues on the target radio 
> ranging from minor to severe.  But cloning between dissimilar radios is 
> probably not the only way to mess up a radio.  And in any case, I am 
> only providing the pinout on this particular cable.
> 
> I have a few Baofeng UV-82HP radios, and a gaggle of 888s 
> walkie-talkies.  When I finally get around to attempting clones (between 
> the same models, of course), I will post an update with any unfavorable 
> outcome here.
> 
> (Peter)
> 
>> On 9/15/2018 1:29 PM, Jardy via chirp_users wrote:
>> Anybody using this cable would want to make sure both radios have the 
>> same firmware, otherwise you take a chance on bricking at least the 
>> receiving rig.
>> 
>> Jardy Dawson WA7JRD
>> Message sent through sub space hailing frequencies using the Universal 
>> Translator.
>> 
>> 
>> On Sep 15, 2018, at 13:17, Peter <ptlambert at sbcglobal.net 
>> <mailto:ptlambert at sbcglobal.net>> wrote:
>> 
>>> I recently ordered this TENQ "cloning" cable from Amazon:
>>> 
>>> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MK02BX2
>>> 
>>> This cable has Kenwood style connectors (3.5mm TRS & 2.5mm TRS) on 
>>> each end, for radio-to-radio configuration copy between Baofeng, 
>>> Wouxun, and "any two-pin style radio with a Kenwood Baofeng plug".
>>> 
>>> I wanted to verify the pinout before adding it to my radio bag.   So 
>>> I spent several hours scouring the Internet for a wiring diagram for 
>>> such a cable, but with no success.  Even simple pinout descriptions 
>>> were somewhat vague ("back-to-back", etc.).  So I ultimately buzzed 
>>> out the cable with a DVM, tabulated the results, and mocked up a JPEG 
>>> diagram based on an image that originally came from Miklor.com 
>>> <http://Miklor.com>. See attached for the finished product.  The 
>>> diagram shows that the cable basically has Data Tx from one end 
>>> connected to Data Rx on the other and vice-versa, with Data Ground 
>>> connected between both ends.
>>> 
>>> I wanted to submit this to John for possible inclusion on his site, 
>>> but I don't see any contact form there.  I do know that he posts to 
>>> this list so here I am...  John, if you are interested, feel free to 
>>> re-post wherever you'd like, maybe here?
>>> 
>>> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Technical.php
>>> 
>>> Cheers!
>>> 
>>> (Peter)
>>> 
>>> P.S. I do understand that this list is for CHIRP issues, hence any 
>>> cable discussion would normally be limited to "programming" cables, 
>>> e.g. Kenwood to USB with a suitable integrated controller chip.  
>>> However, I am thinking that this info might be useful to some folks 
>>> here regardless.
>>> 
>>> <clone cable wiring diagram.jpg>
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