KFAS: Fanuc CNC Parts, Service, & Repair
Making RS232 serial communication cable
You can purchase a standard serial communication cable from local computer stores.
However, these cables are usually of 6-12 ft in length. This may not be sufficient in length for your application
and may have to make one from scratch. Even if you bought a ready made standard RS232 cable,
the cable still must be configure as shown below.
What you will need
25-Position Male Solder D-Sub Connector
25-Position D-Sub Metal Hoods for 25-Pin D-Sub Connectors
9-Position Female Solder D-Sub Connector
9-Position D-Sub Metal Hoods for 9-Pin D-Sub Connectors
Category-5 PC-Network Wire
Note** Newer laptops do not have serial communication port and you will need to purchase USB to Serial Port converter.
USB to Serial Port Converter