Carefully cut away the plastic casing and strip the horrible dark gray plastic off the chip on the USB end. Have you ever needed a USB to RS converter to connect to your microcontroller for serial communications? Do not hook up your USB cable just yet. Set your multimeter to measure voltage. I wish they could do bitbang. It was a bit of a headache.

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Advised by an “expert”, I bought a dku-5 usb cable to discover that my current pc suite version 5. Came in through hackaday. Studying a picture on your computer beats the hell out of using the magnifer on a Helping Hands. DKU-5, ftdi, hack […].

Programming your Arduino with a DKU-5 cable –

July 27,5: It will look like this once done: How satisfied are you with this response? Getting the timing right can be tricky because the bootloader only listens for a brief period of time.

A little probing worked out […]. Plug in the USB connector.


Servet says Makes sense, thanks for the tip! Set your multimeter to measure voltage. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

What version of pc suite supports a dku-5 usb cable ?

It’s phone end has 6pins and the other end is the USB. Ro for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. First I tried using the USB-to-Serial solution but have no luck, I cannot pass the loopback test, maybe something is not right with my settings.

Now, test the connectivity with a multimeter on those pins and find out which cable goes to what pin.

Old mobile phone cable to TTL serial cable 1. I have attcah the resistors 1K, 10K and 15K as per your scheme. The first thing you have to do is go to […]. So looks like Usn will do manual resets for now!

Strip the wires which correspond to pins 6, 7 and 8. However, I can almost guarantee your colors will be different so you must perform the steps described above.

Low Cost (1,85€) USB to RS LVTTL Serial Cable – The BiT Bang Theory

For serial TTL communication you really only need pins 6, 7 and 8. My problem now is: I would really appreciate it. Make sure the power is off and the cable is not plugged into the USB port. Try it and see. Request for Comments Odds are that not all of you will get exactly the same cable that I did, so please share your unique experiences and insights in the comments section. Plug the cable in. Thanks for sharing how to do it. I decided to try with […]. D since it uses an internal clock generator.


The Nokia cable uses 3. Just search for PL or CP You are commenting using your Facebook account. If you get it to work, tk back and let us know!