Visual Basic serial port communication lib.
Marshallsoft visual basic serial communications component library for rs232 and multi-drop rs485 and rs422 serial ports. Use wsc4vb to write applications to access data from serial devices such as barcode scanners, modems, lab instruments, medical devices, usb serial devices, scales, gps navigation, fingerprint scanners, printer servers, etc.
Features of wsc4vb include:
Supports 256 ports
Can control multiple ports simultaneously
Fully thread safe, port re entrant, modem control, serial line status and control, and ansi emulation
Uses the standard windows api to communicate with any device connected to a rs232 serial port
Supports virtual serial ports (usb to serial converter, bluetooth serial)
State driven xmodem and ymodem on multiple ports simultaneously (up to 256 connections)
Can send windows messages on completion of events (incoming character, etc
Includes 52 functions plus modem control
Supports any baud rate
Ability to specify the parity, word size, and number of stop bits
Includes multiple visual basic example programs
Does not depend on support libraries (calls to core windows api functions only)
Royalty free distribution with your compiled application
C source code is available
Free technical support and updates for one year
Fully functional evaluation version available
Works with 32 bit visual basic 4.0 through visual basic 6.
Works with 32 bit and 64 bit visual basic through visual studio 201
Works with 32 bit and 64 bit windows through windows 1