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Old 08-06-2005
Is the cable you are using a null modem cable or a modem cable

Hi all,

Is there any difference between a null modem cable or a modem cable ?
i assume that a null modem cable is a normal cable that i used from cpu serial ports to a modem for dialup.
please correct if i am wrong,

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Old 08-06-2005
No they are not the same a null-modem is a serial crossover cable, a modem cable is a straight serial cable.
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Old 08-06-2005
yes, i have done a search on the itnernet and found it is a different one..
i see the definition from google that a null modem cable is a cable that do not need modem to co mmunicate with other party, and i assume that it is a null modem cable i can use for.

anyway,thks for your reply...


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