FAQ (Frequently asked questions):
Q: After connecting my Aladin to the interface it automatically
jumps into 'Diveplan-Mode' ?!
A: Make sure your serial port is working correctly, try to type mode
com1: 19200,n,8,1 before starting datatalk.exe, use real DOS
or 'Restart in MS-DOS-Mode',
to avoid heat-damage to the IC use a socket!
Q: The transfer still isn't working with datatrak/dos?
A: Try a windows-based software like wlog instead.
Q: I'm using electrolytic capacitors for the interface #2. How is the
A: The one between DTR and GND have to be with '-' to GND the other
one with '-' to RTS!
Q: Are you selling ready-build interfaces?
A: No, I don't have enough time for that!
Q: It is possible to build the Memomouse,
A: It probably is, but the Memomouse
contains RAM and a microprocessor and I don't know the shematic and/or
the program for the µC! Look at the Project
Genie page for more information!
Q: Can I use my Palm Pilot instead of a memomouse?
A: YES! -----> http://pakuro.is.sci.toho-u.ac.jp/aladin/
Q: Isn't the interface the same as a Memomouse?
A: No, the Memomouse has built-in
memory to store the dive-profiles from your Aladin when you are far
away from the next PC (The Memomouse
is great for holidays!)
Q: Do you sell a Memomouse or an
Q: The Windows-version of DataTRAK says it coudn't find a Memomouse!
A: Everything! Please, please use the interface shown on this page only
with the DOS-Version of DataTRAK or with Wlog
or ADLT or another THIRD-PARTY
Q: I have 'CRC-Error' while extracting your zip-archives,
can you send me the software via email?
A: No, all ZIP-files are checked and can even be extracted with very
Q: Are there any informations for non-uwatec computers?
A: Yes, for Mares Computers look at http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Horizon/4581/.
See links for more!