This connectivity cable lets you charge your phone while transferring data to or from your PC. Jonathan Thomson submitted this useful article about converting a low cost cell phone USB cable into and easy and cheap way to connect to an Arduino microcontroller. Now, test the connectivity with a multimeter on those pins and find out which cable goes to what pin. Please read the entire article before you begin to modify the cable. So I guess the numberings is all the same.. Compliments from me aswell on a very good article. Firstly we have to get the right wires for the connection, meaning we have to cut-open the cable.

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Worked like a charm — the cable was instantly recognized as a serial port, and came up in device manager without the pesky yellow exclamation mark. I think the manufactures buy these cable based on how cheap they are with little usv for how many wires they have.

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Some people end up with 3 wire cables while others get 4 or 5 wire ones. I did a quick probe to confirms this, then attempted to solder the green wire to the via. Thanks to you, now I know!


Check out us blog too, he posts some cool stuff. March 12,8: You will find a PCB with the chip on it. Write down the color of the wire sdrial its corresponding pin number from the picture below. What a whining bunch they can be, huh? Thanks for sharing your experience. November 28, at That does look like a good deal if you live in the UK. In no way does this paragraph convey all of the various precautions one should take when working with electricity and electronics.

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Sorry this didn’t help. In reply to manta’s post on March 25, A copy of it is available here: This connectivity cable lets you transfer data to or serixl your PC.

A dku-5 cable made in China Connect wires 5 and 8 to your multimeter and see if it shows 5V. Strip the wires which correspond to pins 6, 7 and 8. Tagged with arduinoatmegaca 42dku-5 serail, ftdiserialusb. My new Arduino USB cable worked great! When attempting to program, the DTR pin does go low, but it stays low, keeping the Arduino in reset instead of actually resetting the Arduino. ot


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But if I want a ueb RS serial port, I may need more pins. There is a possibility you could damage your computer, some other property, injure or even kill yourself! Sign in to add this video to a playlist. I documented it on my blog and gave you credit: See any kernel panics.

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I read the thread and it appears you discovered the problem was caused by a USB extension cable. This post was a life saver, and really seria, me a LOT of money! Victor March 14, at 7: That is a very good tutorial! I used screen as my serial communications program.

People usually did it with a 3rd party chip. It worked, but without auto-reset it is a little hard to press reset perfectly.