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  • Scott Miller
    The Tracker2 and Tracker3 use the LOOP command to get data from the station. I m not sure what you re asking. Scott
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 8, 2012
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      The Tracker2 and Tracker3 use the LOOP command to get data from the
      station. I'm not sure what you're asking.

      Scott

      On 9/7/2012 12:25 PM, qrv@... wrote:
      > I just tried different settings:
      >
      > 1. Opened a Console/Terminal
      > "echo -ne '\CO\xFF\xCO' > /dev/ttyS0" (I tried S4, S3, S2, S1, but
      > only S0 responded properly)
      >
      > 2. "Minicom -D /dev/ttyS0 -b 19200 -o"
      >
      > 3. CTRL-A then z
      >
      > 4. In the pop-up Menu "E" to to turn on Echo
      >
      > 5. Then on blank screen (no command prompt) type TEST and received
      > TEST echo.
      >
      > 6. VER = Oct 25, 2010
      >
      > 7. NVER = 2.14
      >
      > 8. STRMON = scrolling groups of data e.g.
      >
      > 0 = 80
      > 1 = 7
      > 2 = fd
      > 3 = 14
      > 4 = a9
      > 5 = 0
      > 6 = 2d
      > 7 = 7a
      >
      > 9. STRMOFF = data display off
      >
      > There are some Perl scripts here: http://gitorious.org/davis-vantagepro
      >
      > They were suggested as potentially-useful on WXForum.net
      >
      > WDYT?
      >
      >> I think the serial interface might have been an add-on, but I'm almost
      >> certain it was a Vantage Pro2.
      >>
      >> On 9/5/2012 7:09 PM, qrv@... wrote:
      >>> Scott,
      >>>
      >>> The Vantage Pro2, which you said worked, is listed as a USB-only
      >>> device - perhaps they have changed it - or someone told
      >>> you the wrong model at some point?
      >>>
      >>> The VantageVue, which I have, is Serial.
      >>>
      >>> David
      >>>
      >>>> If it's USB only, then no, it won't work. The tracker can't act as a
      >>>> USB host.
      >>>>
      >>>> Scott
      >>>>
      >>>> On 9/5/2012 4:01 PM, qrv@... wrote:
      >>>>> Scott,
      >>>>>
      >>>>> The VP2 uses a USB connection - I need to know how to
      >>>>> connect to your Serial port.
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Do the pins and settings look similar to a Serial Davis
      >>>>> connection that does work with an OT3m?
      >>>>>
      >>>>> 2 TX
      >>>>> 3 RX
      >>>>> 5 GND
      >>>>> 7-8 jumpered
      >>>>>
      >>>>> Com Settings: 19,200, 8-N-1, no flow
      >>>>> Says "TEST" should echo.
      >>>>> Says "VER" should respond firmware version and date.
      >>>>> Says "LOOP" should generate gibberish and be stopped by Enter.
      >>>>>
      >>>>>
      >>>>>> Possibly, I haven't tried that model myself. The T3 can talk to a
      >>>>>> Vantage Pro 2 directly, and if it's the same protocol it should
      >>>>>> work.
      >>>>>>
      >>>>>> Scott
      >>>
      >>>
      >>>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >
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