[mythtv-users] What type of serial cable for mythtv and cable box?
ppickett at ksu.edu
Wed Jan 28 10:33:08 EST 2004
>===== Original Message From Jim Paris <jim at jtan.com> =====
>> Can anyone tell me what type of serial cable I would need to connect my
>> pc(mythtv box) to my cable box. I have a Motorola DCT2224 box with a DB9
>> connector. I have searched pretty hard but cannot find a definate answer
>> from what I have found it takes a straight through cable. Is this correct?
>> anyone direct me to a diagram that shows how to wire this kind of cable up
>> direct me to a place to buy one? Thanks a lot!
>Yep, straight through. Pin 1 to Pin 1, Pin 2 to Pin 2, etc.
>It should be easy to find at any computer store with that exact
>description (straight through, db9, male-female)
Is this the same as an extender cable?
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