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Subject: RE: GDB and serial port
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (Linus.Nielsen_at_elema.siemens.se)
> Here's a piccie showing an easy spot to pick up both transmit
> and receive. You'll be able to note that the transmit line
> also goes to second 'bottom' pad on the left of the unloaded
> SMD component - so that's a good spot to pick it up too.
You're a hero! That's really good news!
> From what I can see, you should be able to get away with
> connecting the serial lines directly to the line in jack
> without cutting the connections - the schematics may not
> be right for this area, and the micronas datasheet refers
> to having simply a cap buffering the input from the chip, so
> soldering directly to the connector should be OK. If they
> have followed the datasheet, simply removing the caps will
> actually isolate the connector anyway, so I'd try this first,
> before going mad with the X-acto knife!
Perfect. I'll start right away.
> PS: I'll update the schematics soon. I promise.
What program are you using? Eagle?
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