Loading an SX-50 using Windows 95 Hyperterminal
This Technical Service Bulletin is Intended for Service Personnel involved in
Dumping and Restoring an SX-50 using Windows 95, Hyperterminal
Enhancements to MS55 G07.18 now allow data load and restore at speeds up to and
including 9600 baud. The following is the procedure to do a data load and restore using
Windows 95, Hyperterminal.
- To access Windows Hyper terminal, select Start, Programs, Accessories, Hyperterminal. Double click on the Hyperterminal.exe , enter a name and choose an Icon.
- Enter a number [the number is irrelevant] and select the COM port that matches the serial interface of your laptop. Click OK
- Choose 9600, 8, none, 1 and X-ON\X-OFF as the flow control.
- Confirm the settings on the SX-50, Command 100, Reg 16 to match the Hyperterminal settings.
This completes the setup part of this procedure.
3. Dumping database to laptop
- Select transfer and capture text
- This will bring up a window indicating that the file [database] is being placed in the directory C:\programfiles\accessories\hyerterminal\capture.txt
- Click Start on the terminal and dial *977772 from the PBX console. This will initiate the data dump to the laptop. *97 is the maintenance command for "data print" and 7772 is the system security code. Command 190, Reg. 1. The data "print" will take aprox 14-15 min at 9600 baud.
- When complete, Transfer-Capturetext-Stop, will finish down load.
4. Uploading database to SX50.
- The SX50 must be initialized before it can receive the data base. After initialization place switch 1 in the closed position [towards wall].
- Remember, after initialization, the baud rate will go back to 1200, change it to 9600.
- From the console or test line, dial *987772, to start the Data Receive.
- At your lap top, select Transfer-Send text file this will bring up a window with the file "capture.txt"
- Double click on the file Capture.txt this will start the restore. On the console the commands should be scrolling on the screen.
- The restore will take approx. 4-5 minutes depending on the amount of abbreviated dial numbers. A successful restore will cause the system to reset.