From: ken ross (ken.ross1_at_virgin.net)
Date: 2004-04-13 01:12:24
>I'm thinking that it should be possible to brute-force bus commands by >POKEingto >the PIA such that it simulates sending data with ATN low. It could probably >cheat some steps too, like using a timing loop rather than looking for proper >bus hand shakes, etc. There are only a few bus commands I need to send, mostly >to release control of the instrument front panel. it sounds a lot like a driver i wrote for a panasonic daisywheel printer that i drove from the user port. i found the info in the 'pet revealed' by nick hampshire ~ not got my copy handy but i'm fairly certain it has a section covering looking at IEEE-488 bus commands that might be worth looking at ?. now someone will step forward & tell me i'm wrong ! :-> ------- http://members.tripod.com/~petlibrary http://www.icpug.org.uk/national http://www.fortunecity.co.uk/skyscraper/perl/316 Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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