[amsat-bb] FT-736 CAT Cable & Rotor controller

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at verizon.net
Mon Dec 19 22:40:24 UTC 2016

I still get mine on eBay, but look for vendors that state they have 
GENUINE Prolific or FDTI chips.

73, Jim  KQ6EA

On 12/19/2016 10:21 PM, Albert van Deursen wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
> Further to the discussion on the fake chips etc can only recommend to go for
> the real stuff. No cheap FTDI imitations nor Prolific ones as I was running
> constantly into a lot of (driver) problems. Long story but after some time
> of driver problems decided to throw all cheap(er) ones out and go for the
> 100% real. Since than zero problems. Have the FT-736,FT-817 and IC-910 all
> connected this way at the same time to HRD. All my problems were gone once I
> decided to only use the original FTDI sets as eg advertised e.g. on
> http://www.g4zlp.co.uk/unified/YaesuCAT.shtml.
> 73
> Albert
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