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1-Wire Network Emulation over RS485
I'd like to create software for some Atmegas that will emulate a 1-wire network however the actual communication will occur over RS485. The goal is to allow software written for 1-wire hardware to function with this custom hardware. It will emulate 3 devices a 1-wire Master (DS2480b/ds9097u) a DS2450S (4 Channel ADC) and a DS2408 (8 channel general IO). Again the goal is for software written for 1-wire to think it's communicating with a 1-wire master and DS2408 and DS2450s devices.
Master based on Atmega164p (1 serial port connects to MAx232 and other serial port to a MAX485 or similar chip)
Slaves run on Atmega48 with max485 chip.
I maybe making this sound more complicated then it is. 1-wire software sends commands over the serial port to the master, the master then communicates commands to the slaves and relays the response back over the serial port connection.
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05/10/2013 at 19:51 EDT
One thing to add...All of the features do not need to be implemented. We just need to be able to get ADC readings and set/clear the outputs. Overdrive etc need not be implemented.
05/11/2013 at 23:34 EDT
To further clarify. 3 software programs need to be written.
1. Atmega164p will emulate a DS2480b 1-wire serial master. The Atmega164p has two serial ports, one will attach to a pc through max232 and the other will communicate through a RS485 line driver to the slaves (described below) on the network. There are a handful of commands for the ds2480b. The goal is for 1-wire software (such as OneWireViewer) to think it's communicating with a DS2480b
2. Atmega48 will emulate a DS2450S 1-wire 4 channel ADC. It will respond to the same commands as a real DS2450s but the communication will occur through the uart over the RS485 network. Software such as Onewireviewer will see it as a DS2450s (when attached to the master described above).
3. Atmega48 will emulate a DS2408 1-wire 8 channel general IO. It will respond to the same commands as a real DS2408 but the communication will occur through the uart over the RS485 network. Software such as Onewireviewer will see it as a DS2408 (when attached to the master described above.)
Those are the 3 software programs that need to be written. I have the hardware done and can provide hardware for testing to the chosen worker.