View Single Post
Old February 17th, 2017, 11:06 AM   #7
Ken Roach
Lifetime Supporting Member + Moderator
United States

Ken Roach is offline
 
Ken Roach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 13,417
Hyperterminal had a strange bug where if you typed the same character three times in a row, the third byte would not be transmitted. It only showed up if you had a corrupted saved configuration file, so it was a bear to find the issue.

And Hyperterminal isn't very good at handling unprintable hex data.

So I use RealTerm. Its GUI is all hacked together and its documentation can be sparse, but I'm confident that when I send and receive hex bytes that I'm getting what I expect.
  Reply With Quote