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post #5 of Old 01-12-2011
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It should be fine. For practical purposes modern NMEA 0183 is a plain RS232 without any handshaking, any standard claims otherwise notwithstanding.

I see that its minimal baud rate is 9600. Rather than using a baud converter (which seems one moving part too many), why not pick another adapter that supports 4800 baud natively? Google brings up this: Wireless Serial Port - Wireless RS232 - Wireless Serial Cable Replacement - Bluetooth RS232 - LM058 - LM158 - BTD-433 - BTD-430

BTW, how do you power it up? I didn't find anything about power requirements in the spec.

Last edited by brak; 01-12-2011 at 12:40 PM.
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