Home-Brew IR port. Was - Please Ignore RS232 message. The subject should read IrDA port... Sorry

Werner Almesberger werner at openmoko.org
Fri May 11 19:43:19 CEST 2007

Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Two thoughts -- first, one wonders if RTS/CTS handshaking is really used
> by the GPS?

Dunno. In any case, if you're not using the GPS at that moment,
you could play with pin TXD2/nRTS1/GPH6 (net nGPS_CTS). There's a
conceniently solderable test point right next to the debug

> Second, if either that's feasible or the pin can be dual-used, the
> spec sheet says the UART is IrDA-compliant.

IR remotes usually don't have anything to do with IrDA. That's a
different sort of protocol. (So being IrDA-capable neither hurts
nor helps.)

- Werner

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