How Do I Connect an External Modem to a Palm or Pocket PC Handheld Computer?

Article ID: 91293441

Question

How Do I Connect an External Modem to a Palm or Pocket PC Handheld Computer?

Facts

SPT15xx, SPT17xx, SPT18xx, PPT28xx, PDT81xx

Answer

Incorrect cabling from the hand-held to the external modem will prohibit dialing out.  Palm and Pocket PC devices use different device specific cabling.

Use the correct serial cable according to the table below.  Attach a Null modem adapter in between the modem and the cable.
 
SPT15xx 520-0006
SPT17xx 50-16000-178
SPT18xx 50-16000-178

PPT28xx

25-38383-01
PDT81xx 25-38383-01