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This "Octopus" cable separates the eight serial ports from the 62-signal combination connector. Each port is available on a DB9 male connector. The connector is equipped with nuts and behaves like a serial port built-in to a PC.
RxD(2), TxD(3), CTS(8), RTS(7), DTR(4), GND(5), DCD(1), DSR(6)
Nuts like connector on PC (COM1)