[amsat-bb] Re: OLPC Serial Port built-in...
kq6ea at pacbell.net
Tue Nov 13 14:04:22 PST 2007
Well, I just placed my order. Some poor kid will get a
(hopefully) useful device to enhance his education,
and I'll get one to experiment with.
73, Jim KQ6EA
--- Robert Bruninga <bruninga at usna.edu> wrote:
> >> Does the OLPC have a serial port?
> > No. but it does have 3 x USB... and a sound card.
> But since the sound card has been shown to have a DC
> capability, it would seem that it could be used as
> an RS-232
> serial port too. Just a little bit-banger
> The output might not have enough swing to drive
> other devices,
> but the input should work. That would be a great
> For backward compatibility with RS-232 devices out
> there... A
> good project for someone...
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