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Subject: Re: Remote control with display
From: ActiveSystems (
Date: 2002-10-03

voltage levels aside, the remoclone shows that you can easily throw data at
the Jukebox at 9600 baud.

Provided the functionality of PB10 can be changed on the fly from a UART Rx
to a general I/O pin then you can definitely send data out of the box to the
remote. Only issues I see are:

a) Sending the data out of the Jukebox without too much overhead and at a
reasonable bitrate. Since we can't use the Tx side of the UART (pin not
connected), it will have to be clocked out bit by bit. This is why I was
thinking that it would be nice if it could be piggybacked on top of an
existing time-dependent routine?????

b) Making sure that the micro in the remote can handle Tx and Rx on the same
wire - don't see why it can't.


----- Original Message -----
From: "George Styles" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 12:03 AM
Subject: Re: Remote control with display

> Assuming that 3v is enough to make the PC read 1 (AFAIK there is a
> threashold above which a digital device registers a 1)
> cant we use a simple potential divider to lower the 5v to the needed 3v?
> g
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nielsen Linus (ext)" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2002 12:45 PM
> Subject: RE: Remote control with display
> > > I assume that that would be OK with no voltage conversion etc. needed.
> >
> > No it will not. The PC parallel port is 5V, and the SH1 is a 3V device.
> >
> > /Linus
> >

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