Connecting a PanelView 1400 to an Okidata Serial Printer

BY Steven Eckwielen, October 1999

Panelview 1400 has a 9 pin Male connector, the Okidata has a 25 pin Female connector.

A cable with a 9pin female and a 25pin male with the following internal connections is known to work.

9f 25m
1 8
2 3
3 2
4 20
5 7
6 6
7 4
8 5
9 22

 


PanelView 1400 settings. Make sure you cycle power to the PanelView after changing the configuration.

  • XON/XOFF
  • No Parity
  • 8 Bits
  • 1 Stop Bit
  • 9600 baud

 


Okidata Printer settings.

Dip Switch settings on the Control Board of the Okidata

1 OFF
2 OFF
3 ON
4 ON
5 OFF
6 OFF
7 OFF
8 OFF

 


Dip Switch settings on the Serial Interface card on the Okidata

SW11 – ON SW21 – OFF
2 – ON 2 – ON
3 – ON 3 – ON
4 – OFF 4 – ON
5 – ON 5 – ON
6 – ON 6 – ON
7 – OFF 7 – ON
8 – ON 8 – ON