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Raspberry Pi accessory port and extra functions

I want to control some Bartendro Dispensers (5 in total) and I want to add a function using a step motor, I want to know if, with the router connected, I can use any ports of the Raspberry Pi? There are ports in the side of the router with the label "Accessory 1" and "Accessory 2", can I use them to make a communication with an Arduino?, or how can I add another controller device that supports the Raspberry Pi?

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We solved the problem with the ethernet port of the Raspberry. So we combined two controllers. I think maybe a crossover cable works, but I'm not sure.

To communicate with the controllers we put a switch between them.

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Hi Heinrich,

I'm looking forward to do the same, can you please share your workaround?

Also, did you discovered what the Accessory ports are for and how to use them?

Thanks!

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Have any of you got the accessory pots working yet?

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Danny Espinoza will be eternally grateful.
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