Re: Changed to Win7/Pro64Bit, USB to RS232 Problem

Jim Hargrave <w5ifp@...>


My 20 in monitor defaults to 1900 x 900. I found that a resolution of 1224 x
768 makes the Tracking map very symmetrical. It is also a little easier on
my tired eyes.

73s de Jim

-----Original Message-----
> From: hamlogger@... [mailto:hamlogger@...]On
> Behalf Of Mike Harris
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 6:01 PM
> To: hamlogger@...
> Subject: Re: [hamlogger] Re: Changed to Win7/Pro64Bit, USB to RS232
> Problem
> G'day,
> Just for perspective, I've got a USB>RS232 converter with a Prolific
> chipset that I bought from Elecraft a few years ago with my K3. It
> worked fine on my old WinXP Pro system and it works fine on my new Win7
> Pro 64 bit system. The answer lies in the drivers. To be fair, others
> have had problems.
> Out of interest, given a recent thread, I connected up my
> PST61D rotator
> controller to the PC (physical RS232 port, Byterunner two port
> card) and
> set up the rotator control in Logger32 and that worked without issue.
> Never thought to use it before and the only slight irritation is that
> the Az/Eq projection isn't round (aspect ratio is locked) but that is
> possibly down to the display resolution 1600 x 900 wide screen.
> However, the map isn't absolutely necessary but it is useful.
> Regards,
> Mike VP8NO
> On 15/08/2011 18:28, mardikas15 wrote:
> > USB-RS232 converters with FTDI chipsets are more "compatible"
> in many cases. I bought for example mine cheap
Tested with some PLC-s and my cable worked like charm, others not always.

73, Mart

--- In hamlogger@..., Jose Bonanca<jabct1aos@...> wrote:

Yes there are lots of people working with win7 and no complaints.... The
prolific PROLIFIC is the problem or better yet its drivers...


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