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Topic: Interfacing with more than one tx/rx serial device (Read 528 times) previous topic - next topic


So I know the catch is that only one device can use the tx and rx lines. I have two devices that require serial tx/rx communication. Is there a way around this problem? I was thinking a switch that can be switched on/off with one of the other digital pins? Thoughts? Thanks in advance.



Well, the Uno can Tx to both at same time.
Need a way to only Rx from one at a time.
What voltage levels are being used? TTL? RS232? RS485?
With TTL, you could use a pin as you suggested to enable one Rx line or the other thru their own 74HC125 buffer.
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You can also use SoftwareSerial to talk to one of (or both of) the devices.

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