Thanks to everyone who responded. And thanks to Wayne for the black box suggestion. I have
actually been thinking about that very product. What it does is switch a master port to
one of several other ports. Not far from what I'm seeking. I was thinking of buying
one of these and hacking it to trigger a relay instead of a change of port. But before I
went down that path, I thought I'd ask if anyone knew something more fit for purpose.
Seems not and either this black box unit with a hack or a mcu might be my options.
73 Eugene W2HX
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From: Wayne S via cctalk <cctalk(a)classiccmp.org>
Sent: Friday, November 11, 2022 5:08 PM
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk(a)classiccmp.org>
Cc: Wayne S <wayne.sudol(a)hotmail.com>
Subject: [cctalk] Re: Inline Serial Device?
Something like this…
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On Nov 11, 2022, at 14:00, Fred Cisin via cctalk <cctalk(a)classiccmp.org> wrote:
On Fri, 11 Nov 2022, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
I keep a big jar around that's full of blue- and black pill MCU boards,
as well as a few of the more capable STM32F4 and F7 boards. Nowadays,
everything seems to look like a job for an MCU.
The MCU has replaced the hammer!
. . . "To a man with a HAMMER|(big jar of blue and black pill MCUs), everything looks
like a NAIL|(job for an MCU)"