Serial interfaces (was Re: Any former Psion 5 owners out there?)
cisin at xenosoft.com
Fri Jul 23 15:15:18 CDT 2010
On Fri, 23 Jul 2010, Tony Duell wrote:
> Actually, do the USB-RS232 adapters (I refuse ot say USB-serial, since
> there are many, many serial interfaces, including USB itself) allow you
> to do all you can do with aa PC Async port? Like setting odd baud rates?
> Or 5 bit mode (yes, I do sometimes want to talk to ta Creed 7)
How could it?
Do they implement the full 25 lines? Or, just the DB9 subset (1 through 8
They might not even implement the complete DE9 subset.
Although MOST devices can be connected using a subset, EVERY one of the 25
lines has a purpose, even having separate signal and chassis grounds.
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