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Messages - jerryk1234

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Discussion - Drivers / Ham Transceiver INOP
« on: August 17, 2022, 06:18:20 pm »

   I am trying to remote control my Yaesu FTDX10 ham transceiver via USB.  It has 3 USB items in it - an audio card, and two serial ports.  The serial ports seem to be supplied by
an FTDI CP2105-F01-GM chip.  At least that's what I see in the schematic.

  On my Windows 10 box....   

   Standard ham radio software only finds the audio card.  In device manager, I only see
COM2 and COM3, which are built-in ports on the motherboard.  And also a "USB Composite Device" with hardware IDs of 08BB:29C3, which correspond to a TI audio CODEC.
  I have tried installing various versions of the FTDI driver both from the FTDI website and the Windows Update catalog.  No joy.  It's as if the FTDI device doesn't exist.  I have also tried unplugging the radio from my USB3 hub and plugging it directly into the computer, also no joy.

  I have also tried uninstalling the USB composite device, unplugging & plugging so

   The pc is: 

Processor   Intel(R) Xeon(R) W-1250 CPU @ 3.30GHz   3.31 GHz
Installed RAM   32.0 GB (31.8 GB usable)
Device ID   D9BA5DC5-8D67-4060-A17D-86AD38443D63
Product ID   00326-10000-00000-AA385
System type   64-bit operating system, x64-based processor

And the Windows is:
Edition   Windows 10 Home
Version   21H2
Installed on   ‎1/‎24/‎2021
OS build   19044.1889
Experience   Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.4180.0

... This may all be moot.  I hooked up the radio to a laptop running Ubuntu Linux.
Lsusb gives me the following devices when the radio USB is plugged in:

08BB:29C3 Texas Instruments PCM2093C Audio Codec
0424:2512 Microchip Technologies USB 2.0 Hub

No FTDI anything.

... So it might just be a problem in the radio.  Which is really bad news.  I do NOT want to
get into that thing.

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