[chirp_users] Baofeng Programming Cables

Amnon Zohar amnon.zohar at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 11:55:34 PDT 2018


Drivers!

בתאריך יום א׳, 23 בספט' 2018, 21:52, מאת Peter ‏<ptlambert at sbcglobal.net>:

> On 9/23/2018 3:54 AM, Dave B via chirp_users wrote:
>
> > Quiet frankly, better to go to the chipset makers own website and get
> > the correct and likely mallware free ones.
> I don't think you will find the older v3.2.0.0 driver available for
> download on the Prolific site.
>
> > Not to say Miklor website is bad, but it's just another third party
> > website with a collection of files, that "could" not be safe.
> >
> > They might also not be the latest copies of the official drivers.
> These are definitely _not_ the latest copies of the official drivers.
> But in this case they are not supposed to be...
>
> > However, they wrongly state that FTDI devices don't have that problem.
> > [...]
> > * FTDI a while ago did create a storm however, by putting code in the
> > "official" drivers, that could detect the fakes and in turn reprogram
> > the VID/PID info to all zero's rendering them unusable.
> John actually mentions this issue with one of the FTDI drivers, here:
>
> http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_ClonedChips.php
>
> > The SiLabs USB/Serial bridge products are also very good, and as yet(?)
> > Not counterfeited, unless someone knows different.
> Thanks for mentioning SiLabs, I have a Rasberry  Pi programming cable
> using one of their chipsets and it works fine other purposes (I use it
> for a TTY connection to my Synology NAS).
>
> (Peter)
>
> > On 22/09/18 20:00, chirp_users-request at intrepid.danplanet.com wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 8:28 PM Richard AG5M via chirp_users
> >>> <chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> >>> <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>      I have two different Baofeng programming cables.? In Windows
> Device
> >>>      Manager, one shows "Prolific USB to Serial Comm Port", the other
> shows
> >>>      "USB-Serial CH340."? Both work equally well under Windows XP,
> >>>      Windows 7,
> >>>      and Linux Mint with multiple different Baofeng HTs.? However,
> only the
> >>>      "USB-Serial CH340" works with Windows 10.? What's the difference??
> >>>      Anyone else having this issue?? Any thoughts how to make
> "Prolific USB
> >>>      to Serial Comm Port" work with Windows 10?? I'm really beginning
> to
> >>>      hate
> >>>      Windows 10.? Tnx, Richard AG5M
> >>>
> >>>      _______________________________________________
> >> Miklor website.  Get drivers.  Install drivers.
> >>
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