Wow I am really freakin' dumb and did not happen to notice that the machine did not come with an RS232 cable and that there was a CMC systems flier in the back of the instruction manual I was given. I am betting this has been retrofitted.
Now what I need is the information and programs to run the thing. Only problem is the company's phone number doesnt work, ti's been disconnected. very disappointing as theyre not THAT far away. I sent them an email on eBay. I cant wait to get this machine together and start making prototypes with it.
EDIT 2: Owners manual for HURCO TAPE INTERFACE has been located. Just need software and RS232 to USB adapter. Bought one from dealextreme that people said worked with vista for $4.30. Lets hope it gets here decently quick.
If anyone knows where I can download the CMC Systems DOS and Windows programs or you have them please post here or PM me. I am already set up for CMC systems and would prefer not to have to mess with the cabling in the interest of minimizing problems.
I really should be doing my calc homework but this is so much more interesting :/
EDIT 3: I downloaded AMTSinc.com's RS232 dos based program which was packed with PKSFX Self Extract Utility Ver 2.04g 02-01-93. I am not old enough to even remember that year. This is pretty funny but I am worried about my Vista laptop and the Chinese RS232->USB dongle I have coming even though I've had others say it worked on their Vista systems. Still would prefer the CMC software.