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Re: Physics class
On Sun, Nov 15, 1998 at 12:25:46AM -0800, Micah Yoder wrote:
> This is interesting stuff. If we can get the specs for the physics
> motion sensors, it shouldn't be too hard to write a Linux device
> driver. How many people do we have here that teach or know high school
> math/science teachers? I know my HS physics teacher pretty well, and
> have almost convinced him to try Linux. Perhaps something like this
> would push him over the edge. Last I checked he used an old XT with
> some sort of physics sensor software.
Well, I for one, would use an interface for the "vernier" (the company has
no relation to me) sensors. I like their sensors ... the hardware is very
reasonably priced and 6 years ago, I got their ULI (universal lab interface)
- software developers guide (the specs) which I used to control the ULI via
kermit. I just dusted it off my shelf - (hardcopy only :-( ). I don't know
if the ULI specs have changed since then though.