[rescue] needed RJ11 to serial

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Fri Jan 14 14:22:42 CST 2011

On 1/14/2011 2:40 PM, der Mouse wrote:
>>> I have a device with a serial console, but oddly, it is RJ11 serial.
>> <pedant>
>> is it actually a 6p2c [2-wire rj11], and not a 6p4c [rj13/rj14] or
>> 6p6c [rj12/rj18/rj25]?  all use the same 6p plug...
> If you want to be pedantic, I believe RJ11 is not just a 6P2C, but a
> 6P2C with POTS service on the pair.

I admit I am confused as to exactly what I should be looking for.

this ebay item shows the cable (I think) in the 3rd picture, seems to be
RJ11 to DB9 (lower left hand side)?


That is pretty much the exact system I have, BTW.


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