[Coco] Drivewire / Coconet ? Is a rs232 pack any faster thanthe bit banger?

Darren A mechacoco at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 13:28:52 EDT 2010

On 10/23/10, tim lindner  wrote:
> Little John <sales at gimechip.com> wrote:
>> 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?
> What does that clock rate translate into bits per second the UART will
> be transfering data?
> --

With the standard 1.8432 Mhz crystal in the RS232 pak, the external
clock mode gives you 115,200 bps.  Using a 3.6864 Mhz crystal and
putting in a 6551-A  will do 230,400 bps.  This is exactly what Roger
does in his Drive Pak.


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