Paolo_911

GOT 800 Upload Connection Failure

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GOT: A8GT-70GOT-EW

Software: SW3NIW-A8GOTP Version 20N (downloaded free off Mitsubishi website)

Communication cable: AC30R2-9P (rung out pins to test and was recommended in GOT manual) 

I am trying to upload the GOT program using an old laptop with RS-232 port and have tried all baud rates on COM1 in the software. No other COM ports show any connection on the laptop, which is expected. I have even tried changing the GOT-type (although I figured it would be A870GOT-EL). The other options for GOT are A870GOT-TFT, STN/A810GOT or A85*GOT-STN,L. I have also tried to upload from memory and memory card, which are options, with no luck.

I keep getting a connection failed message every time I try to upload. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks guys! 

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Are you sure the cable is OK? The software should be correct according to google... Further, it doesn't seem like the 800 series has a RS232 port, only RS422... Where did you find that it has a RS232 port?

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I'll check the cable again or see if we have another one kicking around. I only mentioned that I was using the RS232 port off the laptop. I am plugged into the RS-422 port (I'm guessing) on the GOT. See the attached picture for where I am connecting to the GOT to ensure I am attempting to connect in the right spot. 

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I understand. Can you share the cable pinout? RS232 and RS422 aren't directly connectable without a converter, that's why I'm asking about the cable. You have RS232 on the computer and need a cable, converter and plug to be able to connect to any RS422 equipment...

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