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Charlied
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Saber programming cable from mic cable

Postby Charlied » Tue Sep 06, 2005 4:47 am

Does anyone have directions on how to take an old Saber I mic cable and make a programming cable?
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S1 programming cable, etc.

Postby Tom in D.C. » Tue Sep 06, 2005 10:57 am

I believe the pinout diagram is on http://www.Batlabs.com under Model Specific Information, Saber I-II-III.
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Postby RESCUE161 » Tue Sep 06, 2005 11:06 am

Have you looked at the main Batlabs site for the pin-out?

FYI, the pins on the speaker-mic do not mirror the programming cable. In other words, you're going to have to "modify" the speaker-mic connector as the speaker-mic doesn't include the required connectors that the programming cable requires.

You'd be better off using a Hi-Rose adapter as you can pick them up pretty cheap and they have all of the necessary connectors.

You can make it, but you'll have to be creative.
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Postby jnglmassiv » Tue Sep 06, 2005 6:37 pm

I made my Saber programming cable from a keyloader cable. It works for both programming and keyloading. Note that all the
pins are installed on the factory kvl connector, making if handy for all Saber projects.

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Postby phrawg » Thu Sep 08, 2005 7:46 am

It can be done. Just strip all of the smt components from the pcb inside
the connector. Then move the necessary pins. Then wire as needed.
Wire the other end to the necessary db connector to mate to the rib,
and you have a programming cable. Phrawg
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Postby RESCUE161 » Thu Sep 08, 2005 7:49 am

Some of the pins are "right-Handed" while others are "Left-Handed". The regular speaker mic doesn't have all of the propper connectors no matter if you shuffle them around (been there / done that).

Using a key-load cable as well as using the Hi-Rose adapter is the best choice IMHO.
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Postby phrawg » Thu Sep 08, 2005 10:26 am

you grab the pins for the antenna connector and u need 2 donors then you have what you need. Also I have epoxy'd the "backward" ones in.
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