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Re: [OT] Pointer for data aquisition over serial port

On Monday 04 November 2002 16:31, Rob Weir wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 09:32:14AM +0100, Jörg Johannes wrote:
> > Hi List
> >
> > The subject says it (nearly) all: I have an old spectrophotometer which
> > has a serial port. According to the manual, it reads commands in
> > cleartext, and outputs its measured data in clear text as well. So what I
> > need is a software that allows me to send such commands to the serial
> > port, and read the results back over serial port into a file. Any
> > pointers (or ready programs :)) ?
> Couldn't you just pipe things in to and out of /dev/ttySn?

Or simply use minicom. It also lets you configure baudrate and alike.
IIRC, you have to set it up as root with 'minicom -s'

-- Michael

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