[Coco] Drivewire / Coconet ? Is a rs232 pack any faster thanthe bit banger?
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Sat Oct 23 13:07:11 EDT 2010
The effective input clock rate of the deluxe rs-232 UART is 1.8432Mhz, but
I'm not sure if that is what you were asking?
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> Mark Ormond <markormond at mtxsystems.com> wrote:
>> Is a rs232 pack any faster than the bit banger?
> The RS232 Pak's UART has a fixed set of baud rates. Where the bitbanger
> port is under direct control of the CoCo's cpu.
> The UART can do: 50, 75, 109.92, 134.58, 150, 300, 600, 1200, 1800,
> 2400, 3600, 4800, 7200, 9600 and 19,200 bits per second. Also it has a
> special 16x external clock mode. Does any know what this comes out to be
> in the RS232 Pak?
> In a tight loop, the CoCo can run the bitbanger port at 115,200 bits per
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