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DB9 Female to DB9 Female Null Modem Serial Cable


Connect PC Serial Ports | Fully Molded | Thumbscrews | Null Modem Pinout

Serial Computer Cables - 6FT DB9 Female Null Modem Cable

DB9 Female to Female Null Modem Cables are commonly used to connect your PC to another nearby PC or serial device using its modem protocol. The fully molded connectors with thumbscrews provide you with a quick and easy connection.  These cables are durable enough for use in industrial settings.


  • Connector A: DB9 Female
  • Connector B: DB9 Female
  • Null Modem Pinout
  • Fully molded connectors
  • Includes Thumbscrews
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Q: What is a null modem cable?

A: A null modem cable connects to two standard serial ports for networking two computers together. Null modem cables enable direct data transfer with minimum setup. Null modem cables reverse the transmit and receive lines on each end of the cable to enable direct two-way communication. A null modem cable for PCs ordinarily follows the RS-232 standard and uses the same serial ports as RS-232 cables.

Q: What is the difference between a DB15 and HD15 connector?

A: A DB15 connector has 15 pins arranged in two rows with one row on top of the other. The top row has 8 pins and the lower row has 7. A DB15 connector can be found on sound cards older AUI network cards and devices as well as legacy Macintosh® monitors.

A: An HD15 connector has 15 pins arranged in three rows. Each row has 5 pins with the middle row slightly offset from the top and bottom. A HD15 connector is sometimes called HD DB15 or VGA connector. The HD15 connector is a very common connector used mostly as a video interface for computers and monitors. It can also be found on HD displays and on older HD source devices such as satellite receivers and cable boxes.

What is a Parallel Cable?

A: A parallel cable is used to connect to the parallel ports on a computer and a peripheral device like a printer or external drive. IBM originally developed parallel ports and cables as a mean for connecting a printer to the earliest personal computers.

Common Null Modem Pinout

Signal Name and Abbreviation DB25 PinDB9 PinDirection DB9 Pin DB25 Pin Signal Name Abbreviation
Frame GroundFG11FG
Transmitted DataTxD2323RxD
Received DataRxD3232TxD
Request to SendRTS4785CTS
Clear to sendCTS5874RTS
Signal GroundSG7557SG
Data Set ReadyDSR66420DTR
Data Carrier DetectDCD81
Data Terminal ReadyDTR20418DCD