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== USB-to-Serial Converter ==
 
== USB-to-Serial Converter ==
I adopted a spare data cable for mobile phones, configured for Samsung SGH-E700 but the PCB: DC-U-6858(A) seems  quite generic, e.g. it is offered for [http://forum.freifunk-hannover.de/viewtopic.php?p=2669#2669 Siemens] as well.  The PCB comprised the '''[http://www.stkaiser.de/anleitung/files/OTi6858.pdf OTi6858]''' chip. FWIW: not the Prolific IC, in case you get [http://innoonline.de/faq/Treiber_USB_E700.html confused] when Windows is looking for a "USB-UART Tx Line" device driver. A slightly more recent version is [http://www.oti.com.tw/en/downloads/OTi6858driver.zip here] that works with Win2K as well with Win XP)
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I adopted a spare data cable for mobile phones, configured for Samsung SGH-E700 but the PCB: DC-U-6858(A) seems  quite generic, e.g. it is offered for [http://forum.freifunk-hannover.de/viewtopic.php?p=2669#2669 Siemens] as well.  The PCB comprises the '''[http://www.stkaiser.de/anleitung/files/OTi6858.pdf OTi6858]''' chip. FWIW: not the Prolific IC, in case you get [http://innoonline.de/faq/Treiber_USB_E700.html confused] when Windows is looking for a "USB-UART Tx Line" device driver. A slightly more recent version is [http://www.oti.com.tw/en/downloads/OTi6858driver.zip here] that works with Win2K as well with Win XP)
  
 
== GTD with Windows ==
 
== GTD with Windows ==

Version vom 4. März 2008, 18:56 Uhr

Fonera (new version) & adopted mobile phone data cable

La Fonera (FON 2200) serial link pinout

    ANT
    []
.--[  ]---------------.
|   []       FON 2200 |
|                     |
|                     |
|                     |
|                 .-. |          [PC] (via Pegelanpassung)
|                 |o| | GND   --> GND
|                 |o| | RX    --> TX
|                 |o| | TX    --> RX
|                 |o| | +3.3V 
|                 '-' |
|                     |
|                     |
|         LEDs        |
|    O     O     O    |
'---------------------'

USB-to-Serial Converter

I adopted a spare data cable for mobile phones, configured for Samsung SGH-E700 but the PCB: DC-U-6858(A) seems quite generic, e.g. it is offered for Siemens as well. The PCB comprises the OTi6858 chip. FWIW: not the Prolific IC, in case you get confused when Windows is looking for a "USB-UART Tx Line" device driver. A slightly more recent version is here that works with Win2K as well with Win XP)

GTD with Windows

Unfortunately my Ubuntu notebook (running kernel 2.6.20-16-generic #2 SMP) doesn't support the OTI 6858 IC out of the box and I wasn't in the mood to try this patch.

Serial Communication

Firmware Update

  • the Ap51 needs WinPcap for low level access; the easiest way to get it is to install http://wireshark.org/ and confirm the additional installation for WinPcap when the setup programme asks so. Wireshark is a network sniffer (formerly known as EtherReal) that you may want to have handy anyway.
    • wireshark-setup-0.99.8.exe
    • WinPcap 4.0.2 Installer