17856 Serial Cable, DB9 Socket (Female) to Pigtail
Wires a DB9 Connection to a Terminal Block
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The 17856 provides a convenient method for wiring a DB9 connection to a terminal block. One end of the cable is fitted with a DB9 socket (female) connector. The other end of the cable has stripped and tinned leads. This cable is commonly used for connecting a DTE serial device to terminals on a DCE serial device. For example, this cable can be used to connect an NL201 to the control ports of a data logger.

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Detailed Description

Stripped-Tinned Lead Connections

Lead Color DB9 Pin Number DTE Function
Black 1 DCD
White 2 RD
Brown 3 TD
Red 4 DTR
Yellow 5 GND
Green 6 DSR
Blue 7 RTS
Purple 8 CTS
Gray 9 RI
Clear Shell GND


Length 0.6 m (2 ft)
Weight 63 g (0.14 lb)


The 17856 is compatible with devices that have a DB9 pin (male) port or wiring terminals.

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