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Dream Vision Card reader cable layout : please help

I am supose to be one of fixya experts, but i can not fix this problem. Please help : My wife throuw a way her Dream Vision Programers cable. I want to fix one for her, but i can not find any schematic of some sort on the net. The one plug is a normal rs232 plug and the other en is a 3 pin earphone plug. I have tried many ways. To my knollage , all it can be is rx tx and earth. Please can someone tell me do i need dongle like the celphone cables, because i tried that to. Please please help.

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All I had to do when I got my customizer was purchase a Serial to USB adapter cable. (Radio Shack carries them but you have to either order them online or go to one of the bigger stores) I installed the cable, then connected the customizer to it. Make sure you download the upgrade for customizer so it will work with XP if that's what you are running. Then you go into your settings or communications menu and pick the one that works. Sometimes you have to do it a couple times til you find the right one. My worked this was for many, many years until the whole thing bit the dust last August. I don't know if it's a hardware, software, or ownerware issue and neither does Janome or anyone else. I ended up having to by a new machine for embroidery. Good luck, I hope I helped some.

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Your software still is looking for the 25 printer pin connection from the motherboard. I don't know computer set up from an engineering concept, but I do know that the usb connection you purchased doesn't work with that software. You'll need to either get the new software or a used computer with the printer port hook up.

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You will have to maintain an XP computer or buy new software there is no fix for your problem.It's the electronic age the old software was written for the XP operating system.When MS changed the operating system Husqvarna Viking had to design new software it's that simple.Don't blame the manufacturer Microsoft made the changes that created the problem.

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