NEC DSX 80. SMDR/CDR data format and connection settings


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NEC DSX 40, 80, 160 cable pinout

To connect to the DSX serial port you ma use:

  • Adaptor P/N 1091014 to connect to the 9-pin printer serial port
  • Use a standard 6-conductor line cord from the adaptor DSX serial port.
Note: The PBX does not buffer SMDR records when the computer is offline or disconnected.

Default communication parameters for DSX:

  • Serial port baud rate: 38,400;
  • Number of data bits: 8;
  • Parity: None;
  • Stop bits: 1.

Name PBX (RJ11 jack, 6 pin conductor) Computer (DB9) Name
DTR 1 4 DSR
TXD 2 3 RXD
GND 3 5 GND
GND 4   Not connected
RXD 5 3 TXD
DSR 6 1 DTR

NEC DSX 40 connection

NEC DSX 40. RS232 port

NEC DSX 80 and 160 connection

NEC DSX 80. RS232 port

NEC DSX programming

  • 1541-01: SMDR Port, enter 1 (RS232) to enable SMDR output.
  • 1101-01: Baud Rate, change the DSX serial port baud rate (if necessary, 1 for 2400, 2 for 9600, 3 for 19,200, 4 for 38,400, 5 for 57,600).
  • 1541-02: Print SMDR Headers, enter Yes.
  • 3111-06: Station Message Detail Recording, enter Yes.
  • 1541-03: SMDR Language, enter 1 (English).

NEC DSX programming via "DSX System Administrator"

System. Communication settings

System. SMDR settings

Data items

DescriptionData typeColumn name
Call typestringCALL_TYPE
DirectionstringDIRECTION
ExtstringEXT
LinestringTRUNK
Caller phonestringCALLER_PHONE
Dialed phonestringDIALED_PHONE
AccountstringACC
Call timedatetimeCALL_TIME
Call durationdatetimeCALL_DURATION
Call duration (s)integerCALL_DURATION_S
Caller namestringFLAG1

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