TECHNICAL BULLETIN Intrusion DX4010i, RPS

TECHNICAL BULLETIN
Intrusion
DX4010i, RPS
Using USB to Serial Adaptors
Issue Severity:
High: Act immediately
Medium: Bosch Security Systems strongly
recommends you take the action(s) described
below.
March 9, 2006
Products Affected:
•
DX4010i RS-232 Serial Interface Module
•
Remote Programming Software (RPS)
Low: Advisory
1.0
Issue
Laptop computers that lack a serial port cannot use a DX4010i to connect to RPS. Many new laptops have
Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports instead of serial ports. Some USB to serial adapters do not work with the
DX4010i when connecting to RPS.
2.0
•
Resolution
The following serial adapters were tested with RPS and the DX4010i and found to function satisfactorily.
These devices are supported by Bosch. Other commercial adapters might function satisfactorily but were not
tested by Bosch.
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Belkin USB Serial Port Adapter (F5U409-CU): Compatible with Windows® 98, 98 SE, 2000, ME, XP
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BAFO BF-810-Serial adapter-USB-RS-232: Compatible with Windows® 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP
•
Configure the USB Adapter for a COM port supported by RPS.
•
If you use any other adapter than the ones listed, ensure the USB to Serial Adapter works with your
operating system.
Windows® 98, 98 SE, 2000, ME, XP are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States
and/or other countries.
© 2006 Bosch Security Systems
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Customer Service: (800) 289-0096; Technical Support: (888) 886-6189
TBI 02-28-06 1 B
Technical Bulletin
3/06
DX4010i, RPS
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