Re: USB converters and old hardware (Baycom in particular)

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Dave Platt <dplatt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I'm not sure how this is being done... but it may not be possible at
> all in a USB dongle!

You might be pleasantly surprised. The FTDI USB-to-serial chips have a
bit-banging mode that's designed for doing this sort of thing, where you
can tell it to just clock a sequence of bits out to the pins (or read
one in) at a fixed rate. It'd need some software fiddling, of course,
and if you're going to that much effort I'd be tempted just to stick a
microcontroller in the way to give the modem a more convenient serial or
USB interface...

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Adam Sampson <ats@xxxxxxxxx>                         <http://offog.org/>

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