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How to Test the Serial Ports on a Digi TransPort

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Testing the Serial Ports

Items needed:

1. Serial Cable (straight through) - Typically a DB9 cable for most models
2. FlashWriter Utility:  http://ftp1.digi.com/support/firmware/FlashWriter.zip  
3. FlashWriter Instructions:  http://ftp1.digi.com/support/firmware/using_flashwriter.pdf
4. PC with serial port or USB-to-serial adapter


Procedure:

1)  With the PCs serial port connected to “Serial 0” of the TransPort,  launch the FlashWriter utility.

2)  Ensure that the correct PC COM port number is selected (typically COM 1 if using a built-in port), and click on “Check Serial” from the Advanced menu of FlashWriter.

 
3)  Click on the OK button when the following prompt is received:

 


NOTE:  If testing a different serial port on the TransPort other than 0, ensure to change the port number within FlashWriter to test the other port.
 

4)  The following message should occur if successful:


 
 
Last updated: Aug 08, 2017

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