Question about Avocent CPS 1600 Networking Switch
I am using a regular straighthrough cable, and i bought from RadioShak the DB-9 Adapter and made sure that all PINs are matched correctly to what is listed in the manual. However, i am unable to connect to the device using Hyperteminal.
You used a straight cable with all the pins matching. But you may need a rollover cable instead for the adapter you've built (as in a RJ45 cable that reverses al pins). Or make the PINs for DTE (mirror image of the PINout shown in the manual) Without actually seeing the manual, i'm guessing that they show you a diagram of which RJ45 pins correspond to which serial PINs from the DCE's point of view.
Connect your TX to other side's RX (so the other side _receives_ the bits from your device's TX pin)
Connect your RX to other side's TX,
Connect your DTR to other side's DSR
Connect your DSR to other side's DTR
Connect your RTS to other side's CTS
Connect your CTS to other side's RTS
Posted on Feb 27, 2010
The CPS600 is controlled and configured with the java based vConsole software. vConsole is provided by Avocent. I personally haven't worked with Avocent hardware much myself, but from what I can tell CPS1600 is designed for a UNIX based network. It should work on a windows networks as well, but you may need to do the CCM firmware conversion or update the CPS firmware to enable the device to communicate with a windows machine. I would recommend to forget about using hyperterminal and try the vconsole software, and if your still having trouble, then go for the firmware update and the ccm conversion as a last resort. Here is the link to the Avocent site, you should be able to find all the necessary software & firmware there. If you do end up needing a Unix system to configure the device, you should be able to get away with using the knoppix livecd linux distribution. Its a bootable cd with a fairly user-friendly version of linux.
Posted on Jan 31, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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