Is a null Modem cable okay?

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fearny23

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Is a null moden cable okay to connect from programmer to pc?
 
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Which programmer are you using? The Infinity uses a straight through serial for phoenix mode.
 
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I'm using the vx4fun programmer.
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Which programmer are you using? The Infinity uses a straight through serial for phoenix mode.
 
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I'm not sure about that. I know it's a serial lead.
 
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You can normally tell by looking at the sockets, the computers comm port has a male socket.

If the programmer has the exact same plug then it is likely that you need a null modem cable.
If the programmer has a female socket(opposite of the computer comm port) then it is likely you need a straight through serial cable.
 
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