[Nut-upsuser] Trouble connecting to apc smart 1500 via serial cable

George Ross gdmr at inf.ed.ac.uk
Mon Jan 15 15:03:46 CET 2007

> I've scanned the mailing list archives by subject without solution, and
> googled for apcsmart  "Unable to detect an APC Smart protocol UPS on
> port" without results. Can somebody tell me what could I try first? Or
> how to check that the cable is working? Maybe the UPS doesn't really
> work with both cables at the same time and I was previously deluded
> about the second windows machine being safe?

Not only that, once you have used USB to speak to it you have to 
power-cycle it before it will ever speak serial to you again!
Dr George D M Ross, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
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