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MICROPLEX Printer Controller 5.0


The MICROPLEX Printer Controller 5.0 platform, based on the Intel Xscale PXA250 is supported by both eCos and RedBoot. This port is currently considered to be of Beta quality at this time.

The support for this platform was contributed to eCos, and the eCos maintainers are grateful on behalf of the open source community to all contributors. Note that some contributed ports may not have been tested.

Supported devices

Device drivers are included for:

  • Diagnostic (polled) serial I/O
  • FLASH

Availability

Hardware

MICROPLEX Printware AG designs and sells industrial printers containing the MICROPLEX Printer Controller 5.0. It is not a separately available component. Contact MICROPLEX for more details.

Software

Source code for both eCos and RedBoot is available publically from eCos releases 2.0 and onwards, as well as from the anonymous CVS repository.

Documentation

Specifications are available for the processor and are available on-line from the manufacturer's web site.

Instructions for installing RedBoot on the MPC 5.0 can be found in the RedBoot User's Guide.