Using a USB - serial lead to SDCU a controller.

Issue

Using a USB - serial lead to SDCU a controller.

Product Line

Satchwell Sigma

Environment

Sigma.

Cause

My Laptop does not have a serial port.  Can a  USB - serial lead be used to SDCU a controller.

Resolution

A USB - serial RS232 can be used.

  1. Plug the lead in to the laptop.
  2. For 1st time use, install the driver that comes with the lead.
  3. Goto My Computer > View System Information > Hardware > Device Manager > Ports and check the port number assigned (this may change each time the lead is plugged).

  1. Use the SDCU lead and plug this between the USB - serial lead and the controller.
  2. Open SDCU utility and set the port to that seen in item 3.
  3. Configure controller.