[Nut-upsuser] apc with rs232

Stuart D. Gathman stuart at gathman.org
Tue May 28 16:39:29 BST 2019

We always use crimp pin connectors for rs232.  That makes it easy to do
custom pinouts (including "null-modem").  You can still get wires with
crimp pins pre-installed also - although using a crimp tool is easy

E.g.  https://www.amazon.com/Connectors-Pro-Hoods-Pins-50/dp/B07JFD2C1D

On Tue, 28 May 2019, Julian H. Stacey wrote:

>>>> it has a rs232 interface but i have no pc with a rs232 port
>>>> i attempted to use a rs232 to usb adapter but the ups goes nuts
> Yes, I have an APC too, APC pin out is weird non standard, I soldered
> up my own special cable adapter years back if he (grumpy at mailfence.com
> cc'd) just connected some serial adapter to APC, that would Not
> work, & might be cause of his shutdown,
> grumpy at mailfence.com should first make up an adapter with a male &
> female, to adapt from APC to standard, that can then be added to
> whatever else is used/ tried beyond.

 	      Stuart D. Gathman <stuart at gathman.org>
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