On Thu, 25 Jun 2009, Gene Matthews wrote:
> Thanks for the response. After reading several responses. I tried
> several different configurations. I finally put a breakout box in line
> with the serial cable and discovered the applications aren't working.
> The API text says you open the port and send the station a string of how
> many bytes you want back. None of the apps are sending anything to the
> station. I am perplexed but would still like to get it going. I have
> already written the PHP stuff for the web and it's nice but no data.
> The windows PC talks to the station fine through the same hardware. I
> wonder if the 64 version works.
> Anyway thanks for your response.
Just to check
one very basic item
do you have permission to use the serial interface?
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