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Python interface to the Erma SSI1417 card.

Project description


This project aims to be a a python wrapper for the Erma SSI1417 card. This card is a synchronous serial interface (SSI) card sold by Erma Electronic GmbH, Germany. Together with this card Erma provides a DLL (ERMA_SSI.DLL) to access the interface from within your own programs through a simple API. This package uses SWIG to wrap the API to python.

The version number of this package equals the version number of the target DLL. Currently this is version of the ERMA_SSI.DLL.


The driver is currently only provided for Windows. Hence, this python package works only on windows too.

Installation Instructions


You can download the source code package to compile everything yourself or you can use easy_install to install the precompiled package (py2.6, win32). To compile the package please follow the instructions provided in the README file.

Installing with easy_install is done by calling from the windows command prompt (C:>):

C:> easy_install pyermassi


Please see the project homepage for usage examples. Also refer to the provided in the package.

Release Changes, Released 2010-06-19
  • Added version tag
  • Updated installation instructions
  • Removed numpy dependency
  • Added option to raise error exceptions instead of returning error codes, Released 2010-05-20
  • First public release
  • Covers full API

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