OWFS on $WRT-router
kylebassett at gmail.com
Mon Feb 4 19:38:09 CET 2008
I understand you had posted to the incorrect mailing list, but your question
intrigued me. The first link in the question does not work, is that the
And for a UART, you definitely need level shifting (ie. like a MAX232, etc.)
if connecting to +/-12v serial line, at the very least to avoid damaging the
UART by overvoltage. In some cases, it is possible to do w/o the level
shifting, due to the requirements in the RS-232 specs for the RX line of
most UARTs, which are required to distinguish signals as low as +/-3v.
Results are varied, as not every manu. follows the specs. verbatim.
On Feb 3, 2008 6:11 PM, Chris <lists at proquariat.de> wrote:
> I tried this: http://owfs.sourceforge.net/WRT54G.html and it doesn't
> work for me.
> It looks really weird how the author connected the DS2480B, which runs
> at 5V directly to the UART, which provides only 3.3V. I think this would
> need some level-shifting.
> The datasheet also says the POL-Pin (Pin6) has to be tied to +5V if
> directly connected to the UART.
> I made a small schematic with some resistors as level shifters:
> http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/4611/ds2480bwrtmp0.png but I don't
> think I like it. It's said that doing level shifting is very power hungry.
> Any better ideas?
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