[futurebasic] Re: [FB] XFB 5200 Serial Ports

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From: Ted Spencer <tedspencer@...>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 22:18:43 -0500
On Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at 09:45  PM, MoorePrint@... wrote:

> You gotta have hardware handshaking to get stuff to work reliably over 
> oh say about 2400 bps. There were at least 2 different mac- db25 
> serial cable configurations that were different in their use of how 
> hardware handshaking should be wired. This may even go beyond the 
> different wiring for printers vs. modems.
Actually, we have a project doing rather splendidly at 230kbaud,  pots 
of them working at 9600, and a fairly fresh one at 38400, without a 
hardware handshake in sight: just a talk wire, a listen wire, and a 

How can this be?
Ted Spencer
Solitude is wonderful as long as one can choose the people with whom 
one is to be alone.