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how to capture a signal through a com or a printer port by using java

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I'm hoping to do a system by using java. In that, i need to capture a signal through a com or printer port. If anyone knows how to do this, please guide me.
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Daniel_Iankov earned 63 total points
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Use javacomm. It is a packet that can  handle RS232 and some paralel ports. Download, read the manual and install.

http://java.sun.com/products/javacomm/index.jsp

Good luck
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If you use Usb it's little more difficult. There is a JSP80 project to do this for all the platform. For now there is an api working for Linux.

Bye, Giant.
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