Monday, April 15, 2013

Tools for Serial port monitor and serial to Ethernet convert.

Free Virtual Serial Port Emulator
Only free for WinXp, Win7-32bits. Pay for Win7-64bits

- Using TcpServer, TcpClient function. Port forwarding, Serial to Ethernet and Ethernet to Serial  can be done.

- Using Splitter function, connection physical COM1 to virtual COM16. App1&2 both can talk to COM16.  You can actually talk to the physical serial port COM1 using App1, and at the same time monitor raw data stream received from that physical serial port COM1 using App2.

Fee serial port monitor
Unfortunately this free tool only supports WinXp.