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Design Overview

The firmware in the mixer unit needs to handle serial communications, Pbus communication, and LCD output. Figure 97 shows a modular view of the required functionality.

Figure 97: Mixer unit firmware, modular overview.

In addition to handling the functions mentioned above, the firmware of the mixer must service requests for mixer jobs. These requests arrive from the host computer via the serial communications module, and must be processed and executed.

Steve Richardson 2000-07-06
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