DM8000 - Why can I not see what I am typing in PuTTY (terminal emulator) when connected via serial?

This is more than likely due to 'Local Echo' being disabled in your terminal window.  

The DM8000 session needs the 'Local Echo' on.  In its default mode, PuTTY will automatically attempt
to deduce whether or not local echo is appropriate for the session, and may default to the wrong
setting you are working in. If it does make the wrong decision, there is a configuration option to
override its choice, and you can force local echo to be turned on.

To turn the 'Local Echo' on, enter the Terminal tab in the PuTTY Configuration.  A new set of options  will
appear.  In the middle of the options there will be a line labelled 'Local Echo'.  There are three tick options.
Tick the box labelled 'Force On'.  You should now be able to view what you type in the terminal window.


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