I'm trying to get my mobile (Motorola Timeport) working with my new PDA,
but it appears to be only semi-functional. I can get the TimePort IR
port to activate (after much waving around) but when the PDA tries to
send to it, nothing happens.
Does anyone know:
a. Are the IR ports on Timeports supplied in Ireland even functional
(ie have they been crippled for some marketing reason?)
b. What does the Timeport actually provide? A modem? Should I be able
to send "AT" to it and get "OK" back? Or does it run some useless
proprietary protocol? Motorola's documentation is non-existent.
c. Is there anyone who has a guaranteed-working IR port on their PDA,
laptop, or other system that I can come and use for 5 mins to prove
or disprove that my phone IR port works?
I've tried on and off for several years to get IR comms working between
a variety of laptops, printers, PDAs, cameras, and other devices, both
under Win* and Linux, and never managed to pass a single byte. Is this
just bad luck, or is IR comms still just too flaky to bother with?
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