Macbeth - What model digital camera do you have? I picked up a Polaroid camera based on a popular chipset which I have been trying to interface to my 128 through the Turbo232. So far I have the initialization part of the protocol and nothing else, but it works. If it's based on the same chipset that mine uses, there is documentation on the protocol included in some Linux software that I could point you to. - Watson On Mon, 5 Feb 2001, Robin Harbron wrote: > Ruud Baltissen wrote: > > > It must be Windows based as that's what the software included > > > with these gadgets works with. > > > > Why? RS232 is OS independent, or do I miss a point? > > To be more clear - I have a number of "gadgets" (digital camera, > TI-86 calculator, Palm Pilot, Cybiko) that have 9-pin serial > cables. These items ship with Windows based software that allows > data to be transferred to and from the camera, for example. > > AFAIK, the protocols used to communicate back and forth between > the Windows PC and these gadgets are unknown. I'd like a program > that would record all the data going in and out (through the COM > port) that I could then look through, and figure out how to write > a C64 program that would do what the Windows program is doing. > > Doing it in another OS would not help, as there are not (AFAIK) > transfer programs written for other OSes. > > This probably isn't the place to even be asking, but you are a > smart lot :) > -- > Robin Harbron firstname.lastname@example.org > http://www.tbaytel.net/macbeth > http://www.psw.nu/ > - > This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. > To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com. > - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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