Use COMM Port 2 To Get Information From A Device. .NET Doesn't Support It Though

Feb 9, 2010

I am writing a VB.NET app that has a piece which needs to send a small command to comm port 2 and get the return result. The problem is .NET doesnt have any support for serial communication seems like.

I just need to send the command "headtype" and get the result.


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