View Full Version : Basic Stamp & PINK module: Can you control serout data remotely?

12-31-2005, 11:08 PM

I am just reading now about the use of the PINK module. Do I understand this correctly;
1. You hook up your basic stamp to the PINK module.
2. You can now remotely control the basic stamp via the internet using a webpage with the HTML POST command?
By using POST you can change the value of variables in your basic stamp program?

Could I remotely control the serout data of my basic stamp?

Thank you,
Tony A

Peter Verkaik
12-31-2005, 11:51 PM
See this thread

You can 'instruct' the BS, via the pink variables and udp messages, to do what you want.

regards peter

Tracy Allen
01-01-2006, 01:55 AM
The BASIC Stamp can read any of the 100 variables that are stored in the PINK, and those variables in PINK can be altered remotely over the Internet by having the user fill out entries in a POST html form that references them. Vice versa, the Stamp can alter variables and the variables can be referenced in an HTML page to display the current contents of the variable. Each of the 100 variables is a string of up to 64 bytes, so there is potentially 6400 bytes of storage on the PINK, all accessible for read or write from the Stamp.

The Stamp reads or writes those variables using SERIN and SEROUT commands to the PINK serial interface. Once you have those on the Stamp, it is up to you what your Stamp program will do with them. For example, your Stamp program could then take the information entered remotely from the internet and SEROUT it to another Stamp serial port.

Tracy Allen
www.emesystems.com (http://www.emesystems.com)

01-01-2006, 04:21 AM
That is really cool. I was thinking of using the pink to remotely send variable changes to the stamp via the html post, and then have the stamp send out midi messages. So I'll be controlling midi messages sent by the stamp, remotely.

This is possible?