Serial Console

In the following picture only location of pin1 is important, ignore the PCB

see pinout for transmit(dtxd), receive(drxd) pin

I used this level shifter, although it is designed for 5V and the dSS operates at 3V3 it still works
http://datasheets.maximintegrated.com/en/ds/MAX220-MAX249.pdf

here the final wiring, I'm sure you can do better

ribbon_cable.jpg (77.4 KB) Andreas Fenkart, 06/14/2013 10:59 AM

console_rework.jpg (242 KB) Andreas Fenkart, 06/17/2013 01:38 PM

pinout_console.png (25.7 KB) Andreas Fenkart, 01/12/2015 02:27 PM