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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 11:34 am 
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I was wondering if anyone had written an application for a NAS (either Netgear or Synolgy) to make use of the USB cable feed from the CC Envi or EnviR display unit.

Many Thanks

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 2:37 am 
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Hi

I have setup a NAS to capture the data stream from the ENVI into daily data files.
Now that I am using the CC bridge I am splicing the serial data and using the same code to capture the data on the NAS.

I am using this NAS
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/standalone-bittorrent-bt-client-usb-nas-ftp-samba-printer-upnp-sharing-network-lan-server-26320

with a custom firmware
http://code.google.com/p/snake-os/

It was quite involved since I had to change the NAS source code and cross platform compile it. This was mainly necessary to in order to
add driver support for the usb to serial adapter (the same that is in the standard cable for the ENVI).
Then I had to write a script that takes the serial stream and saves it to date stamped files. That script gets automatically started when the
usb to serial adapter is plugged in or the NAS starts up with it being present.

I did have some problems with splicing the serial cable, you are essentially listening into a serial communications so only connect the Rx and ground.
My first cable was of bad quality so that it would drop our occasionally. Now with the CC bridge I bought a full RJ45 splitter and I therefore don't need to
splice the original cable anymore. I just cut a LAN cable in half and connected the appropriate wires to the serial to USB adapter.

I am not sure if that helps you since you want it for Netgear or Synolgy and I don't know anything about them.
But essentially if you can get the serial stream into the NAS you should be fine. The usb to serial adapter that is in the ENVI cable is based on the
PL2303, so if your NAS has driver support for that then all you need is to write a script for logging the data and get it started.

If you want any more info let me know.

Cheers


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 10:56 am 
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Location: Paris 12 FRANCE
hello
yes they are relevant for me as I have a ready nas duo an environment with a cable 128 cc OPTION A
if you give an idea has to do a nas running this cool
thank you for you support

bonjour
oui cela intéresse pour moi aussi j'ai un ready nas duo un envi cc 128 avec un câble OPTION A
si tu a une donne idée pour le faire fonctionne sous un nas cet cool
merci pour ton concours


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:06 am 
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hello
I'm looking too has run my cc128 on a jai nas nas duo ready if you have information or I am interested
thank you for your help

bonjour
je cherche moi aussi a faire fonctionner mon cc128 sur un nas jai un ready nas duo si tu a des information ou je suis interesse
merci pour ton aide


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