moita | 6 Feb 19:52 2011
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Re: DX Bus


I also need to send a command to DXBUS network. I appreciate all the help you
can give me. Thanks
Moita

pmckenna wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Just wondering if anyone has figured out the protocol of the Shark
> joystick/controller. I'd really appreciate the help.
> 
> Thanks, 
> 
> Phil
> 
> 
> drrock77 wrote:
>> 
>> Kelly,
>> 
>> I have some information regarding the DX Bus, but not a lot as it is a
>> proprietary protocol. There are several automation platforms built using
>> the DX Bus as the motor controller communications interface. A good
>> example with lot of papers is the Sharioto project. 
>> 
>> It seems that Dynamic Controls used to sell a device called the DX key
>> that would enable developers to connect a computer to the DX Bus and
>> communicate like an Input Module. This device is no longer being sold.
>> All of the previous work that I have seen using the DX platform leveraged
>> the DX key. 
>> 
>> I have "sniffed" the DX bus, well kinda, I'm waiting for a DX setup and
>> have been using the Shark platform in the interim. I can definitely state
>> that it is a digital communications platform with a high and low signal
>> line. If you have the know how, I'd be happy to send you some signal
>> traces, and we can try to figure out the protocol. 
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Dr. Rock
>> 
> 
> 

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