[PD] visca camera control in pd?

Martin Peach martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Fri Jan 25 19:28:16 CET 2008

chris clepper wrote:

>On Jan 25, 2008 12:00 PM, Martin Peach <martin.peach at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > 
> > worked with a VISCA cam a few years ago. It just uses 9600 baud RS232
> > serial, so [comport] can handle it. The harder part is parsing incoming
> > messages.
>Good to know it is possible.  What incoming messages need to be handled?   
>was thinking that Pd would just send messages to move the cam around and 
>really need to know if the they are successful or not.

You don't need to listen to it unless you want to know what state it is in 
before you start, and when it's completed the commands you sent. If you just 
send it a reset at the beginning and allow enough time for the commands to 
execute, it should be OK.


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