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How to find SICP version number on Philips displays

Description of Problem
When controlling Philips monitors with RS-232 communication, you have to use the correct
protocol based on SICP versions. For now there are released many different versions and there
are differences between them all. We have, for now, only found one method for finding the SICP

Required components and software:
To retrieve this correct SICP version you need the following:




Retrieving SICP version

Make a connection from your machine to the monitor.


Run your terminal program and send the following code in HEX (pay attention to Baud rate):

Hex code to be transmitted from the example are: 06 01 00 A2 00 A5

The answer should be:


1: Remember to change the communication to ASCII in order to read the version number!

2: In this answer you can find your SICP version, convert to ASCII and read out the version.

When you have the correct SICP version number, please refer to corresponding protocol and
create your driver based on that, follow this link to find the different versions:


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