Browsing All posts tagged under »microprinter«

CBM 1000 thermal printer hack

August 14, 2012

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(Rescuing this page from the spam-ridden pbworks Microprinter wiki) Notes and settings I used to get this printer to work and accept input. The main problem with this printer is the low baud rate (9600) for the connection. This is fine for text, but when you are pushing bytes down the line to print images, […]

Raspberry Pi’s onboard Serial connection

April 24, 2012

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One of the reasons I was excited to play with the Pi was the rank of pins on one of its corners, the ‘low-level peripheral‘ pin-out. GPIO pins, SPI, I2C and even an onboard 3.3v serial connection (UART)! In fact, in the stock debian image, it is configured to output the bootup messages and the […]

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