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inital results on error correction

While I have yet to actually implement the full-scale error correction as I want to, I did some manual tests today. I basically took a track that I was erroring out on, and swapped in 1-bit away values for the bad bytes.  In some cases, it appeared...

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Finals week at pitt.edu

Finals week at pitt.edu

Welp, this is finals week, so don’t expect anything new to show up until after April 28th, 2005. But, this doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten about this project! I am very much interested in moving this...

more SX to PC tests

more SX to PC tests

Although I think I’ve long had this working good, I did some more tests just to verify. Latest numbers: Each cycle is about 15.8us, 2us per bit, 8 bits, this sounds fine. This does confirm, however, what I...

review of timing details

review of timing details

I set up a couple more hardware flags on my software so I could see things like, edge detections vs rollover detections vs PC transmissions, etc. It all looks perfect to me. I took maybe a dozen different samples...

Speed of the reading on the PC

Speed of the reading on the PC

Ok, well I’m now satisfied that the PC is fast enough to do its portion of this job, using the standard WinIo dll. I managed to redo a portion of the code so it’s faster, and the total time on the PC is 6...

example files

example files

I wanted to put up some example files. Note that a preceding “D” for dump and two delimiting 0xFF’s might exist in these files. Also an ending 0xFF 0xFF might exist. So two bad files below have exactly...