on 11/18/97at 01:54 AM, the Great and Grand  Wazir JBakerii@aol.com said:

I still think that Ptalk is better and easier to use, but you should be
able to use any ASCII terminal or a communication program like ProComm to
dial into a Perle protocol converter.  IMHO, you should be able to do the
same with any ASCII to EBCDIC protocol converter no matter who makes it.

Additionally the Perle controller has to be configured to accept ProComm. 
I think the controller has three options: Ptalk, Procomm, or Ptalk &
procomm.  Also it may be worthwhile to talk to Perle's tech people. They
are great and they will configure/update your controller for you over the

At least, they did that for a client last summer.

Booth Martin     

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