initiate HyperTerminal, single click START; move cursor to
Programs, Accessories, Communications. Highlight HyperTerminal
and click to open. Double click Hypertrm.exe to activate
HyperTerminal in a Windows 95 or 98. In a Windows 2000 select HyperTerminal.
Under the New Connection screen enter a file name in window
(example: TSI-1569) and press the Enter key on the keyboard.
This will bring up the Connect To screen.
the Connect To screen, set the Connect Using box by
clicking on the down arrow to select Direct to COM1 (typically
COM1 is the RS232 serial port. If another port is to be used, select
the proper port). Click OK and COMM1 Properties window
will open. Select appropriate BAUD Rate, Data Bits =8;
Parity=none; Stop Bits=1; Flow Control=none.
If in a Windows 95, 98, click the Advanced button and ensure
that Use FIFO buffer is disabled and select OK to
close Advanced window. In a Windows 2000 and above system
just click OK to close COM1 Properties window.
this point the HyperTerminal operating screen should appear.
From this screen, select File at the top left, and select
Properties from the menu and the Properties window
for the file name you entered above should appear. Select the Settings
tab and then using the down arrow, select Emulation = VT100.
Click on the ASCII Setup button. From the ASCII Setup screen,
set Line Delay=1ms, and Character Delay=0ms. Disable
Send line ends with line feed and Echo
typed characters locally. Click OK to close ASCII
Setup screen and click OK to close Properties screen.
this point the HyperTerminal operating screen should appear
again as above. Select File at the top left, as before, and
select Save to store the HyperTerminal configuration under
the file name you selected earlier.
HyperTerminal and then go back into HyperTerminal (START, Programs,
Accessories, Communications) and select the file name you entered
earlier and the system should be talking to the equipment.