HP-IL/RS232C Interface

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Fri Dec 10 14:29:57 1999

On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, Joe wrote:

> Don,
> What do you want with that? You can't use it on a CPM computer. You'd
> better throw it out. While you're at it throw it this way!
Gee, Joe, all of my CP/M stuff has RS-232C :)

> If don't believe that then I can make a copy of the manual for you. You
> don't need any software for it but you do need a HP calculator or computer
> that has a HP-IL interface (HP 41, 71, 75, 85, etc). You *can't* use this
> with a computer with a serial port to make a IL controller. It's only a IL
> to RS-232 translator. It's main use is too allow communications between an
> HP with IL to a regular computer with RS-232.

I would certainly appreciate a copy of the manual. Seems like I picked
up an ISA HP-IL card a while back and the software to drive it, too. If
I interpret correctly, you are telling me that the HP-IL/RS-232C
Interface is a receive only device, or am I misreading you.

                                                 - don

> >I acquired this item a while back in the original box, but hardware
> >only. A cursory scan of the web has not turned up any significant
> >amount of information other than rather general this is what it does
> >stuff.
> >
> >Can any one point me at something that resembles an owner's manual. Is
> >there special software needed?
> >
> >Thanks!
> > - don
> >
> >
> >
Received on Fri Dec 10 1999 - 14:29:57 GMT

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