Saturday, November 26, 2005

USB DCU-11 Data Cable Instructions (WinXP)

Cable Information

Data Cable: KQ-U8A
Model: DCU-11
Serial Number: WT048000317
Made in China

Device Instance ID: USB\VID_10AB&PID_10C5\0001

Check the ID for your cable by looking in Control Panel -> System, click on the Hardware tab, click on Device Manager. If you've plugged in the cable it should be an unknown device labelled "usb data cable". Right click the device, click Properties. Click the Details tab and you should see the Device Instance Id for your cable.

Download Drivers
  1. Enter to Windows Update site, http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
  2. Click "Use administrator options" on left pane.
  3. Click "Windows Update Catalog" on just under the "Update multiple operating systems"
  4. Click "Find driver updates for hardware device" on the right pane.
  5. Click "Other hardware" at the bottom.
  6. Select "Silicon Laboratories Inc." from "Manufacturer name"
  7. Select "Operating System" - "Windows XP Professional SP1" at the bottom is recommended, even if it isn't your OS.
  8. Click "Search" button at the bottom right
  9. Click "Add" button on the item Silicon Laboratories usb software update released on March 11 2004 (CP2101 USB Composite Device)
  10. Click "Go to Download basket" on top center.
  11. Enter download location and click "Download Now" button

Install Drivers

  1. Extract files from 7873484.cab
  2. Open slabw2k.inf with a text editor and change VID_10C4&PID_EA60 to your ID, repeat this for slabbus.inf
  3. On the Hardware Installation Wizard select No, not this time for whether Windows can connect to Windows Update, click Next
  4. Select Install from a list or specific location (Advanced), click Next
  5. Select Include this location in the search, browse the folder with the drivers files you've downloaded and click Next.

4 comments:

Giovanni said...

Thank you *very very* much.

It seems it worked.

Thanks again,

Giovanni

N0r3i said...

It works great with my USB to Serial cable for Samsung SGH-X450. The only type information printed on the cable: "DATA CABLE For: SAM V200"

It was wery hard to find the solution, but this article was helped me.

Thank you wery much!

Norbert

krieg said...

Gracias, mano me ayudo mucho la info que pusiste aquĆ­.

De verdad gracias.

thevilkrieg.

Cecchi Sandrone said...

It works for me when installing zigbee device. Thanks