[E3-hacking] Another hello

Jonathan McDowell noodles at earth.li
Wed Jan 18 16:10:49 GMT 2006

On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 11:42:52PM +0000, David Given wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 January 2006 22:48, mark wrote: [...]
> > I checked the serial port wiring, and thats Ok.
> >
> > Could it be because I've not registered the phone yet?
> Huh... been there, done that, spent *ages* figuring it out. The main
> crux of the matter is: it's *not* a serial port! To be accurate, it's
> a serial port without the RS232 line level converter, which means it
> generates 0V/5V instead of -12V/+12V. This means that your PC serial
> port will not recognise it.

Mark isn't clear about which device he has.

My E3 doesn't require any level shifter to connect it to a PC serial

I believe the Emailer Plus does, but I don't own one of those.


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