USB CAT / Programming Cable for Kenwood TS-480 / 570 / 870 / 2000 Transceivers
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This cable is designed specifically for quick and easy CAT control and programming of the following Kenwood transceivers: TM-D700, TS-2000, TS-2000X, TS-B2000, TS-480HX, TS-480SAT, TS-570D, TS-570S, TS-590D, TS-590S, TS-590V, TS-870S, etc. An external power supply is not required. Simply hook it up to USB port. The power supply is done over the USB interface, following the USB 2.0 specs. This programming lead is not a straight forward cable, there is an internal converter circuit board mounted in the USB plug. The cable communicates directly with a PC through the now popular and standard USB interface. It emulates a Serial Port but that port communicates with a radio at TTL voltage levels. A Serial Port connection is not needed since the cable emulates one for you. The cable is compatible with all versions of Windows® that support USB operation. This only includes Windows® 98SE, ME, W2K, XP, Vista or higher. Please click here to download necessary USB drivers. As usual a virtual Serial Port is created, so that any Windows™ based rig control software that is compatible with your computer and radio may be used. This zipped file is completed with full driver installation instructions.