I’m trying to interface an ABX Pentra 80 XL with Meditech LIS. The analyzer currently works with an old DG Magic Terminal Server. On a Digi PortServer TS 8, I can get data into the serial but not out when I use a printer default serial profile but Meditech can connect to the port. I get serial data in and out with the terminal serial profile but then Meditech can’t connect to the serial port. I am using Digi’s EIA-232 altpin RJ-45 8-pin to DB-9 wiring scheme. I also implemented software flow control on the port. Thanks.
Which side is establishing the connection, the Meditech host or the attached ABX Pentra 80 XL?
The “terminal” profile is not a passive setting, meaning the PortServer will open the port (with login or an autoconnect) thus blocking in-bound connections.
The “printer” profile is passive and would allow in-bound (network) connections from the Meditech host. When using this profile the “auto” setting needs to be off to avoid a race condition.