> Subject: Re: Technical problem (OT) > Hallo allemaal, For those who already answered: thank you very > much! Your > answers showed that I am not becoming senile and that you have > troubles > with the schematic as well :) Let me ask one straight question: > where is > the common ground ??? -- ___ / __|__ / / |_/ > Groetjes, Ruud ------------- There is no "common" ground as such; the effect of the LED and resistor connected to -12V (TXD) will be to offset the TI's ground approximately -2V (the LED's forward drop) with respect to the PC's ground and convert a unipolar signal to a bipolar one. Assuming a voltage swing on the TI's data lines of +5/0V the PC would see approximately +2/-2V on the data lines. At least that's what it looks like to me... mike Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2010-09-25 21:00:03
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