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Re: Mathematica: access serial port?

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  • Subject: [mg60428] Re: [mg60377] Mathematica: access serial port?
  • From: Clifford Martin <camartin at>
  • Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 03:49:08 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Look at the book Mathematica in the Laboratory by
Dick,  There is code and explanation there of
linking to the external ports. It's mostly in windows
and mac but I think some modifications will work in
Linux (although I haven't done it myself).  Good luck.


--- Renan <renan.birck at> wrote:

> Hello,
> Is there any way to make a Mathematica program
> access the serial port?
> I need this to link to external electronical device.
> Maybe using MathLink (but I don't know programming
> in C/C++)?
> I use Mathematica 5.0 in Linux, so this maybe would
> require a kernel
> module for the serial port.
> Thanks!

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