Reading data from COM ports

Sarah Reichelt sarahr at
Tue Mar 19 18:18:00 EST 2002

I have a serial port test stack that I can send if you are interested. I 
have submitted it to the Revolution user contributions but it hasn't 
appeared yet, so I can send it to you directly if you would like.

It allows you to specify various serial port parameters and send & 
receive data.


On Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at 05:43  am, Olaf Schmidtmann wrote:

> Hi,
> I am looking for a way to read data from a COM port continuously. The 
> device
> measures electrical resistance and delivers values. Sadly I don´t have 
> any
> interface specs so I want to find a way to interpret what I find 
> myself. The
> software this thing normally uses is awful!
> I don´t know if this is covered by the use of 'read from file 
> "COM<n>:"' I
> tested it and didn´t get any usable data although the device works with 
> its
> software. Does anybody have experiences with that?
> Thank you very much,
> Olaf

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