On April 4, 2009 at 11:16, cdouglass said...
Okay while configuring automation for the office I grew tired of plugging and unplugging the USB programming cable to the RP-6....
Then on a whim I decided to pull out the USB cable that was just dangling there, then Wham 100% reliability.
Are you saying that you had unplugged the computer end of it, which is why it was just dangling there, and that the RP-6 worked after you unplugged the cable from it? A couple of these posts seem to say that it's necessary to unplug from the RP-6 end, no matter what.
My experience has been that if you disconnect the RP-6 from the computer, by unplugging either end or taking a hatchet to the cable, then it will work. Same with the T2+ and T2-C.
When I did the first RP-6 and T2+, I found this out on the phone with RTI. Problem solved, but situation stupid. I pointed out to them that when the USB connector on a PC is bad, the entire freakin' PC is worthless, and their design is, all by itself, shortening the life of my PC more than anything else I do with it.
I now carry a dumb passive four-port USB hub for RTI work, where the hub and the learner stay plugged in all the time, and I plug and unplug other components as needed.