EF Johnson 5300 53SL Ascend ES / Kenwood VM-series Radio Programming Cable Lightning Head USB
USB Programming Cable for all EF Johnson 5300 / 53SL / Ascend series Mobile Radios (including ES models) with Lightning Head (only).
New USB version – Connects directly to PC USB port, no special programmer/adapter required.
High-quality, high-performance replacement for E F Johnson 023-5300-980 /023-5300-98002 / 250-5300-106 (USB) cable/kit. This cable offers reliable, consistent programming performance without many of the frustrating software/firmware/hardware interdependency issues often reported for the various EFJ programming interface/radio/PC combinations.
Also replaces the obsolete RS232 serial 023-5300-000 / 023-5300-001 Remote Programming Interface (RPI) and 023-5300-005 programming cable, 250-5300-004 / 250-5300-008 RPI/cable kit, USB cable 023530098002, etc.
Unlike most other cables, no RPI (Remote Programming Interface), batteries, AC-adapter or 25-pin adapter is required, this connects directly to PC or laptop USB port.
Features an FTDI interface chip with native Microsoft Windows driver support and the same time-tested proprietary RPI chip used by customers worldwide.
For all EF Johnson 5300, 53SL, and Ascend / Kenwood VM-series mobile/base radios with the Lightning control head (amber display, black 12-pin mic/programming connector), including:
5300 series incl. ES (242-53xx, 242-54xx) all models (lightning head)
53SL series incl. ES (242-53xx, 242-54xx) all models (lightning head)
Ascend series incl. ES (242-53xx, 242-54xx, 242-55xx) all models (lightning head)
VM-400 (VM400) models with Lightning control head
VM-600 (VM600) models with Lightning control head
VM-900 (VM900) models with Lightning control head
VM-6000 (VM6000) models with Lightning control head
For all configurations with Lightning control head. For Viking control head (multicolor display with silver-metallic mic/programming connector) see SKU 37265
USB connector, no adapter or batteries required. Length = 32"
This is a brand new, tested and guaranteed-to-work cable.
No software is included with this cable - Programming software is model/firmware-specific and is available from EF Johnson or dealers.
Quality North American-manufactured professional-grade product with a full life-time replacement warranty.