Serial stands for doing things sequentially, one bit at a time.

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Using Keyboard Over UART In C.H.I.P

I have recently bought a C.H.I.P. and because it only has 1 USB port, I thought it would be nice if a USB Keyboard could be interfaced to C.H.I.P. through its UART port, with a USB - RS232 adapter. ...
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Is there a button that connects through Serial/RS232? [on hold]

I've been searching the web for a button that connects via RS-232 (single button, similar to what you would see on an Arcade game). I know I could take a crack at making one but I am more interested ...
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Serial port info in Ubuntu

my first post. This is the actual code: int Open( //Serial port name. const char* pPortName, //Is IEC or DLMS used as starting protocol. bool IEC, //Maximum ...
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uTorrent .. How to Set Order in “ Prioritize by file order ”..?

This is cool feature to download TV serial.... But but i want to know how to set order ? If original order is wrong then ? When you use feature " Prioritize by file order " then utorrent downloads ...
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What kind of ports are on this PCB? (Kangaroo Pocket PC)

| Overview Please refer to the teardown of the Kangaroo mini PC (below.) I am interested in finding out as much as I can about this board and the ports associated with it. Any details/specifications ...
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Permanently Change USB Serial Device Driver

I am trying to change the drivers used by a bunch of development boards for using the default FTDI driver (the USB port plugs into a FT232D chip) to use libusbK instead. I have been using zadig to ...
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How to set up a reverse Telnet on Mac OS X

I am trying to set up a reverse Telnet (Telnet to COM) on Mac OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). The Mac is connected to a serial device. I have no problem accessing the serial device from the Mac using screen: ...
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Alternatives to the V35 interface

I am trying to find an alternative for the legacy cables I am using. I currently have a Cisco router connected to a DL 600 E (Multiplexer). On the Cisco router there is a serial port. On the ...
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Serial Port not found by MATLAB to communicate with Arduino

I'm just trying to know how to established serial communication between Arduino and MATLAB. From this tutorial I copied the code, but as for my PC use "Windows" I had to change my serial port name. ...
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Serial over USB 2.0. Is it really faster than standard serial? [closed]

A member of our scientific collaboration designed a data acquisition box with with 4 channels @ 1 kHz that synchronizes time with GPS. He uses USB 2.0 to have the box communicate with a computer, and ...
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Multi serial devices on one port

I am developing a software for managing parking lot. System is designed to use four HID RFID devices to authorize the clients on gates. Each device should be connected to the server by Serial port ...
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serial port on vmware has overlapping error

I have a VMware and a card reader with USB as serial port . I want to forward a serial port on my windows( 8.1) to VMware (Ubuntu). But It shows me this error: How can I use my com port on VMware.
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broken usb port , adapting serial to usb

Dell Inspiron running Vista sp2 has broken USB port; can I obtain an adapter to use off the 9 pin serial port that will convert to USB? If so, will it be reliable or slow compared to USB 2.0?
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Need to displace serial port across machines Linux and Windows

I have an app running on Linux (Ubuntu) that wants hardware attached to a serial port. I want that hardware on a Windows machine (XP SP3) elsewhere on my LAN. So, I need a serial port server on the ...
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Is there a simple way to connect two computers over a serial connection [with USB interfaces?]

What I'd like to do is have a cable with two male USB ports, and somehow have this act as a serial (UART) connection between two computers. One idea I've thought of is as follows: (USB -> Serial ...
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Windows 7 Serial adapter non-admin

I have an old program (meaning I don't have the source) that uses a serial port. I use a USB to serial adapter for the hardware connection. This old program is expecting com port 1 to 8 that is set ...
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How to enable and set Event Characters for FTDI drivers?

When sending only few bits of data via FTDI USB-Serial cable to the PC, you have to wait for one of the following conditions to occur before you get your data according to FTDI's AN232B-04, Data ...
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Where can I find (and how can I install) the correct driver for an Evolution ER1 robot on Windows XP?

This question is rather esoteric, but an hour of net-perusing led me nowhere useful. I am attempting to get an old Evolution ER1 robot kit (no longer produced) running on Windows XP. The install CD ...
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Serialport doens't work correctly after ubuntu update?

I have a strange problem with my serial port. It seems that sth has changed after ubuntu actualizations and reboot. przem@przem:~/Pulpit/bat/scripts$ python Python 2.7.6 (default, Jun 22 2015, 17:58:...
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How can I allow two applications access to the same serial port

I need two application to run on the same serial port (/dev/ttyUSB0). One is a read-only monitor, while the other is an application that will read the data on the serial port and respond back. How ...
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How do I make pre-named virtual serial ports on bootup in debian linux?

I am making a TTY re-director so I can read data as its coming in and out of a serial port. I know I can use socat to create virtual serial ports, but the question is how do I make sure that the names ...
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Getting garbage input and output over serial connection with microcontroller

I am trying to connect to a MicroZed board via USB serial with teraterm on Windows 7, and I am running into some issues. I was able to connect to this exact board using minicom on Linux, but I cannot ...
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Does “wmic diskdrive get serialnumber” provide SSD serial number in Windows 8 with Kingston SSD (preferably HyperX Fury)

I had my laptop stolen and I think I know who stole it. I have the serial number of the SSD I had installed and this is the only way I have to prove that it is mine. Does anyone have windows 8 and a ...
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Serial connection over PuTTY and -m?

I am using a com port to connect to a device. I would like to run a script that does 3 commands for me. Currently I'm trying to do "start putty.exe -load temp1 -m script.txt" All of that is in the ...
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How do I configure Putty to show non-printing Ascii Characters when using a Serial Connection

I am trying to debug communication with a hardware device via serial port. The hardware device will occasionally send out information that is not a alphanumeric or whitespace character. While my ...
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Using strace, how do I use it to get the network and serial calls

I have a python program that runs in the background, what I need to know for debugging purposing is that I need to see what calls it is send and receiving for serial, network and to stdout. I know ...
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TCP socket to serial port

Is is possibile to remotely access a serial port by tcp socket server? Exists this kind of software? It is the opposit of this question: Any free application to redirect serial communication to TCP/IP?...
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Can not write to serial port on boot

I am writing a script that sends a configuration message over serial port. It is supposed to configure an external device and runs on boot. Main part of the script is the echo command that sends a ...
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Serial Over IP, windows-linux [closed]

I need to have a serial port "shared" over the Internet (may or may not be using a VPN). At one end is a Windows box, and at the other is a Linux box, which has the serial port The Linux box has no ...
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/dev/ttyACM0 on Windows?

I've got a device (a Ninja Sphere, if you're curious) that does serial over mini-USB. On my Ubuntu laptop, it shows up as /dev/ttyACM0 and when I screen into it, I can log in (it's basically Linux on ...
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How do I Connect a 30yr-old Tandy 1400LT laptop to the internet?

Just for the fun of it, I want to get an old Tandy 1400LT laptop: NEC V20 (Intel 8088 equivalent) 640 KB RAM 9'' CGA backlit monochrome display two 3,5'' 720KB DD floppy drives RS-232C serial port (...
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Simplest way to send characters to USB serial device on Mac using script

I have a simple serial device that I need to talk to (but not listen to) periodically via command. The device is connected OK as /dev/usbxxx. What is the simplest/easiest way to do this? Installing ...
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Quickly write byte to Bluetooth dongle's serial port when webpage loads

I have a USB Bluetooth dongle mounted (?) as /dev/rfcomm0, and when I navigate to my local IP address from another device on my network in a browser, I want it to write a 't' to the serial port so ...
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How do I determine a USB memory stick's serial number in Cygwin?

I already know that within windows, you can get a USB memory drive's Volume Serial Number by doing dir <drive_letter>:, where <drive_letter> is the drive letter of the USB drive. I also ...
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Using a legal WindowsXp key with a different Windows XP disk

I'm trying to reinstall WindowsXp on a Acer PC of a friend of mine. Problem here is, it has a legal installation of WindowsXp, but the re-installation disk is nowhere to b found. I have a legal copy ...
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characters received in serial communication only after pressing enter

I have a simple PC to board connection using serial (9600, no parity, 8 bits, no hw flow) I opened simple terminal *with teraterm) in PC and enter keys in teraterm and in board, I just do cat /dev/...
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how to reset /dev/ttyS0

I'm trying to connect to a Khepera robot using serial interface (running Scientific Linux 6.1) I used the command screen /dev/ttyS0 to communicate which worked OK, but then I wanted to close it and ...
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Print TTY Stream to Terminal

I have a usb device. The driver for said devices sets up a ttyUSB0 stream for interfacing with the device. I am trying to understand how the data from this device is formatted. Is it possible to ...
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TCP/IP to Serial - Serial Server

I have a server with 8 COM ports which I would like to make accessible via TCP ports, I've done quite a bit of research and tried numerous solutions including ser2net etc. All of which unfortunately ...
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Nullmodem connection performance

I want to transfer 118 MiB data from an old Windows 95 PC to a laptop running Windows 95 and 2000 in dual boot. The computers do not have an Ethernet card and I do not have a second computer where ...
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Fix a brick router with Arduino (usb-to-serial adapter)

I need to test if my USB to serial adapter is working correctly. I've read somewhere about shorcircuiting RX and DX pins so that to get responde is putty. Problem is i'm not used with putty, so what ...
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Can't communicate using PuTTY, but can with Termite

I'm trying to establish a serial connection to a peripheral from my PC's RS-232 port. Pretty simple stuff, and I've had not trouble doing it with countless peripherals before. And yet when I configure ...
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With Putty how do you make it act like windows cmd prompt with up arrow presses?

With Putty I would like to be able to press the up key to cycle through previous commands like Windows cmd prompt. Is there a way to accomplish this with Putty windows on a serial connection? If not, ...
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Configure PL2303-based USB-to-RS232 adapter to stay awake when no active device is present

I am resurrecting some X10 devices with the aid of a USB-to-RS232 adapter. The problem is, that the adapter only works with the Firecracker device when there is another serial device on the line (the ...
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Login prompt on serial or any network is comes from which init script?

Login prompt on serial or any network is comes from which init script? My Embedded system is running with Linux 2.36 and default file system of ti814x. In my scenario, I want to verify /etc/passwd ...
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FT232 USB-Serial not usable with deamon

I am trying to use an USB-Serial converter with a program (a deamon) that is launched at startup on a embedded board (Odroid-XU). The deamon does not work since it fails to open the serial port /dev/...
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Make USB virtual COM device persistent through reboots

EDIT: Having rethought the issue, perhaps my question can be summarized like this: Is there an existing COM terminal type program that will automatically detect when a COM port becomes unavailable and ...
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File URL appears when hosting serial terminal

I'm using my Apple IIGS as a serial terminal (using Modem.MGR as a vt220 emulator) to OS X 10.9.2. I open the session by typing screen /dev/tty.usbserial 19200 on the Mac, and then Ctrl+A Shift+Colon ...
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Serial Terminal with custom colors

Looked around but I can't seem to find a serial terminal program that has ability to custom color lines according to certain symbols found in received lines. For example I would like to see 'ERROR: ...
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connect to a serial device via TCP socket

My setup is this: serial device ttyUSB0 connected to laptop A software that opens TCP socket to listen and write to, also runs on laptop A (linux) My goal is to pipe data from/to serial device ...