[Coco] Re: Coco printer primer...

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Thu Feb 16 19:32:56 EST 2006

On Thursday 16 February 2006 14:28, Torsten Dittel wrote:
>> > I'm guessing that when using the printer mode of the bit banger is
>> > send only and makes no use of the RS232's bi-directional
>> > capability.
>I think Brian wanted to say there's no serial data transmitted back
> into the CoCo. In BASIC the CoCo's data input pin 2 (RxD) is just
> used to read a status line (online/offline) of the printer.

However in a serial comm application, it can do that rx function, way 
better in basic that in os9, cause basic doesn't use the interrupts 
like os9 does.

Cheers, Gene
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