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Sony LANC Technical Manual


Sony Control-L (LANC) and Control-S Interfacing and Design Guide

This manual was written to give designers the understanding of Sony Control-L and Control-S remote control protocols for implementation into their embedded systems projects.  Both hardware and software topics are covered, including:



 Description of LANC (Control-L)

 Hardware interfacing to LANC-equipped devices

 Software descriptions of LANC

 Interfacing to control camera and tape deck functions

 A sample embedded controller for LANC control

 Description of Control-S protocol

 Software structure for Control-S

 Sample Control-S electronic interface


Detailed design information is included for each item, as well as sample MicroChip PIC source code to implement various functions into your design.

This manual is available in .PDF format for immediate download.