[AG-TECH] Gentner AP400

Darin Oman darin at ucar.edu
Tue Jul 5 17:49:45 CDT 2005

Hi Jeremy,

Are you sure the serial port on the computer is enabled/working?


On Jul 5, 2005, at 3:47 PM, Jeremy Mann wrote:

> We received a new AP400 and I am having quite a difficult time with it.
> The serial cable and software package doesn't connect to talk to the
> Gentner so I can't follow the guide in the Documentation Project. The
> firmware is 3.5e (which is newer than what the guide says).
> I've tried installing APware 1.5 on Win98, 2000 and XP machines, even
> under VMware on a Linux box. All of them do not connect to the Gentner.
> What else could I have missed?
> P.S. Finding the RS232 manually with the front buttons tells me its
> enabled, 9600 baud with hardware control.
> -- 
> Jeremy Mann
> jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
> University of Texas Health Science Center
> Bioinformatics Core Facility
> http://www.bioinformatics.uthscsa.edu
> Phone: (210) 567-2672

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