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Python module to communicate with SportIdent main stations

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sportIdent.py is a python module to communicate with a SportIdent main station to read out SportIdent cards. SportIdent is an electronic punching system mainly used for orienteering events.

from time import sleep
from sportident import SIReaderReadout

# connect to base station, the station is automatically detected,
# if this does not work, give the path to the port as an argument
# see the pyserial documentation for further information.
si = SIReaderReadout()

# wait for a card to be inserted into the reader
while not si.poll_sicard():
    sleep(1)

# some properties are now set
card_number = si.sicard
card_type = si.cardtype

# read out card data
card_data = si.read_sicard()

# beep
si.ack_sicard()

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