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Need COM port settings for programming Motorola CM300

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Looking for Baud rate, stop bits, flow control...etc

Hello,

  I have a Motorola Radius CM300.
I bought a RIB and cables but then realized I have no idea what COM port settings to use.

Here are the details:
COMPUTER: WIN XP 200 MHZ proccessor
RIB model MAXTON RPC-MRIB
CPS CPS_LA_R05.09_LP1 (Wish I knew the part number. )

Clicking "Read Device" gives an ERROR and no lights blink on the RIB.
I tried all baud rates but there are just to many combinations of settings to try everything.
I am not even sure which end of the RIB is which but it came with a radio cable that has DB9 so I'm guessing the 9 pin port on the RIB goes to the radio.

Thanks,
-Steve
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Leave it with the default settings of WinXP, baud rate 9600. Not sure settings are your issue, how are you powering the RIB?
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Hello friend first to begin you wiil need one of these programming adaptor take a look.#
(1)This the original box
These can work also #




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The two last one i have them both and also ribless#take a look-

Work perfect too if you can upload picture it would be much better then i can explain the set up just to not to let you get confused ok

R.G TWO-WAY RADIO Electronic & consultant
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westworld99 said

Leave it with the default settings of WinXP, baud rate 9600. Not sure settings are your issue, how are you powering the RIB?

I have since learned that the programming software takes care of all the com port settings so there is no need to worry about them. Thanks, -sbennett
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Seems like you have solved the issue.

R.G TWO-WAY RADIO Electronic & consultant
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tech said

Seems like you have solved the issue.

Well almost solved but not quite.
When I originally posted this issue I could not communicate with my CM300 or EX500 hand held.
I thought it was a com port setting issue.
I have since learned the software sets the com ports so that part is now resolved.
I have since learned that the cable for my EX500 is ribless so that issue is solved ( just don't use the RIB for the EDX500).
I can now program my EX500 hand helds.
I still have one issue. I still cannot program my CM300 with the RIB. My RIB came with no instructions and I hooked it up backwards so maybe I damaged it.
I have read that the CM300 is different and needs RJ45 pin 8 jumped to pin 6 to supply 9.3v to enable serial communication mode. I tried that but maybe my RIB is damaged from hooking it up backwards. (I.E. wrong end to computer) I ordered another RIB to try again.
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Ok i see what a pitty that had happen if you only post here and asked.if you never bought that rib .if you had serial port the one that i posted in the pic you could purchase that it would be much easier to use   .:thumbs:

R.G TWO-WAY RADIO Electronic & consultant
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tech said

Ok i see what a pitty that had happen if you only post here and asked.if you never bought that rib .if you had serial port the one that i posted in the pic you could purchase that it would be much easier to use   .:thumbs:

Yes I got that RIB with no labels and no instructions so I hooked it up backwards. I will try again with new RIB.

-sbennett
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Cm300 requires the use of FKN8096B dongle to see/program.

You can make one with a rj45 punch down block but will need to jumper out a wire on it should you choose to make your own and not buy the pre-made dongle.  

I don't have the info in front of me to tell you what you need but that is an option too. (Edit– you posted the required pins to jump above, assuming they are correct.)
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