[E3-hacking] E3 serial connection
paradoxheart at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 18:48:24 GMT 2006
I'm using the cable from an old serial digital camera that I have. I
guess I struck lucky there. I don't think it has any electronics in
it, as neither end looks big enough to contain any.
On 2/21/06, Jonathan McDowell <noodles at earth.li> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 06:05:13PM +0000, David Given wrote:
> > Does anyone have a definitive answer as to what I need to hook up an
> > E3 to a PC serial port?
> > The various opinions I've seen so far are:
> > * If you just wire it up, it may work, but you run some risk of frying the
> > UART in the E3.
> True; I have mine wired up at present with no converter or level
> > * If you just wire it up, it won't work, because you need to invert
> > the signal levels.
> > * You can wire it up to an E2 line level converter and it will work.
> True if taken together I believe; you need an E2 style converter plus an
> noodles is good in nagahama
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