[rescue] POS Serial Display's

Linc Fessenden linc at thelinuxlink.net
Mon Jan 3 22:07:21 CST 2005

On Mon, 3 Jan 2005, Thomas Gallaway wrote:

> So a while ago I found a new in box POS display in a dumpster. I was
> wondering if anybody knew how to control those if there is any standard.
> It seems like if I just throw serial data at it it will update the
> display line one, then line two then jump back to line one and overwrite
> that data.
> I tried to send all of ascii at it to find a "clear" command but had no
> luck. Anybody have any background at that? It's be cool to get
> diagnostic outputs on it.
> http://gallery.port11.net/wifi/ltwireless2 you see the display in the
> back. I had it output the messages file to the com port.
> Thanks
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I bet you'll have to clear it by sending the appropriate number of spaces
and just overwrite the existing text.

-Linc Fessenden

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