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Thread: Reading data from Atmega microcontroller

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    Default Reading data from Atmega microcontroller

    Hi everyone, I am very new to Java. My company is using Visual Basic data logging desktop application to send and receive data from Atmega8, and the atmega8 is connected to gas sensor. The data includes ambient temperature and converted raw output from the sensor. I only have the hex file for atmega8, and I dont know the data format. Could anyone tell me how to get data from atmega8 by Java via RS232, and how the data package look like when it is sent from atmega8?
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    Default Re: Reading data from Atmega microcontroller

    That is truely another topic. Using Visual Basic and Java is different topics. What purpose would it serve to retrieve such data from Java? The logical sense behind this problem is not clear.

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    Default Re: Reading data from Atmega microcontroller

    If the user is familiar with Java then it makes sense to be able to want to read the file that the other software produces. That the other software is written in VisualBasic is irrelevant, what *does* matter is the format of the file that it produces. The place to start, therefore, is the documentation for that software.

    But all of this is beside the point. The question was asked 6 months ago by someone who was never seen since. Closing the thread.

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