still trying to transfer files to and from braillelite

Janina Sajka janina at
Mon May 17 15:25:04 UTC 2004

Newer ROM versions of the Braille Lite will resize files on the fly. I don't recall when this started--maybe the BL 2000 or something like that. But, I haven't had to manually change a file's page allotment in years.

Kirk Reiser writes:
> Okay Cheryl, you need to look at man stty which is what you use to set
> up the ports on the Linux box.  It doesn't make it totally clear but
> you can redirect stty and/or specify the device you want modified.
> I usually size my files on the BrailleLite before transferring but I
> believe if you transfer to the clipboard it may expand automatically.
> The settings which are important to have set on both devices is baud
> rate, parity, stop-bits, word size and handshake.
> The baud rate on the BrailleLite doesn't have anything to do with the
> size of the page you can download into if you are turning on the
> serial port and off! by hand with the chord-p5 toggle.
>   Kirk
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