Driver and input support?

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  1. Arc

    Arc New Member

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    I am just wondering how hard it is to make drivers/software for hardware support.
    The situation is this: I have a car audio processor that has usb ports and supposed computer interfacing, but the software has been abandoned (some think sold to another company). How hard would it be to get pc support for this. It is recognized by my computer, just no drivers.
     
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    It's pretty damn hard if you don't have a spec sheet telling you what commands the hardware expects to receive from the computer. You'd basically have to do trial-and-error to figure out how to talk to the thing, which could take years. Once you know the language, though, actually writing the driver would take a few days.
     
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    I have very similar software for a very similar piece of hardware. Does this help?
     
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    Only if you have the source code.
     

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