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We bought this cutting plotter at the university to produce solder mask stencils to apply solder paste in the right places on PCBs. We also plan to create glue dispensing masks with it to help integrating our particle detector, where "to integrate" is jargon for "to construct".
Here are my findings...
The connection settings are the standard 9600 / 8-n-1. A simple 1:1 cable or directly a RS232-to-USB adapter works.
The protocol is line-based with
\r == "CR" == 0x0D as termination character.
When you switch it on, it sends:
MSSTEREO PSDRC OFF ZMON PSLFE 00 PSBAS 50 PSTRE 50 PSTONE CTRL OFF PWON
I switched it off with...