iPhone serial access tutorial


[TheRain] sent in his tutorial on using the iPhone’s serial port. Apparently there’s a hardware trick required to enable two way communication. Whatever device is attached to the iPhone needs a secret handshake to get things talking both ways. Once the serial ground has been strobed high to low in the proper order, things will work like normal.

Comments

  1. treegezer says:

    Bluetooth/extended battery sled with built in mic would be the next logical step. No?

  2. Nick says:

    No. iPhone already has bluetooth and a mic….

  3. ksmith says:

    Slightly off-topic, but does anyone know if there’s a way to circumvent the idiotic block on video out on iPod classics? I’m using a dock breakout box to make my own super-dock, and obviously I don’t have access to apple’s autorization chip to unlock the video out.

  4. treegezer says:

    Sorry for not being specific. I was thinking of the Touch. The serial interface probably requires same type of handshake.

  5. jbr says:

    How about a device for the touch that adds bluetooth, a gsm phone, a camera, and a mic. They could call it… The iPhone!

    Hey, some of that could actually work. Now I want one for my touch.

  6. fai says:

    next logical step is…..

    ill tell you guys when i am finished on friday or next week….

    hint: N…M…E…A…

  7. joe says:

    fai:i’ve already done it. just waitin until a buddy finishes the ui.

  8. fai says:

    sweet, i am pretty much done using std nmea tools, just making it presentable. a ready made UI would be awesome

    where will it be posted?

  9. the_fozz says:

    someone has already made a mic dock for the touch, and intends to use it for VoIP through WiFi, brilliant, if you ask me, some people are always near a wifi network, so why pay for cell service?

  10. Shabby says:

    Informated Article… Appreciated!

  11. Jonathan Wilson says:

    Now all we need is for someone to make this iPhone GPS thing talk to Google Maps so you can find out where you are and such.

  12. Lucas says:

    Solemn article. It make me lost in thoughts.

  13. phonejammer says:

    check out this cool product to jamm cell phone calls

    http://www.phonezapper.net

  14. Malcolm says:

    Hi

    Anyone hack the bluetooth for file transfer?

  15. Priya says:

    I keep listening to the news speak about getting free online grant applications so I have been looking around for the best site to get one.

  16. Ajay says:

    Hi can anyone help me to transfer serial data through bluetooth??it would be really appreciated!!!

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