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Thread: serial in
face BY : Matt Bonner email (remove spam text)

> I'm trying to build a little serial backpack for an LCD screen (16x1)
> and am already using the external interupt for the busy flag.  anyway I
> was wondering if anyone had any code for a serial in routine that used
> timing delay loops.  I would like to keep my standard 4MHz crystal
> instead of that wacky 3.6838 or whatever that one is.   Do the delays
> have to be accurate when coming into the pic?  I have a serial out
> routine that uses these loops and is slightly off, but still works with
> my computer.  thanks

What controller are you using?  3.6864MHz (if that's the number you were
trying to think of) is not so wacky if you're using a PIC with an
embedded USART.


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