[vcf-midatlantic] Have you grown tired of your WiF232 Internet Modem?

Jim Scheef js at sdf.org
Mon Dec 4 18:22:41 EST 2017


Paul,
Thank you, thank you! Yes, please set one aside. I should be there by 
mid-afternoon. I live in CT so it's a bit of a drive. See you Saturday!
Jim


On Sun, 3 Dec 2017, Paul Rickards via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2017 17:38:15 -0500
> From: Paul Rickards via vcf-midatlantic
>     <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
> To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
> Cc: Paul Rickards <rickards at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Have you grown tired of your WiF232 Internet
>     Modem?
> 
> Hi Folks,
>
> WiFi232 guy here. I'll be at Festivus on Saturday and will have a very
> limited number of WiFi232 modems for $50/ea. Jim, I'll set one aside
> for you if you'd like.
>
> Ethan, The stock ESP firmware in theory would work, but it's
> cumbersome and the AT command set isn't Hayes compatible. A previous
> version of my custom firmware is on GitHub.
> https://github.com/RolandJuno/esp8266_modem/
>
> As Bill said, a Raspberry Pi running the patched version of tcpser is an option:
> https://github.com/FozzTexx/tcpser
>
> Leif Bloomquist took this idea a step further and mounted a Pi Zero to
> a card for the C64 user port.
> https://hackaday.io/project/9587-raspberry-pi-zero-w-commodore-64-interface-board
>
> Leif also has developed something similar he calls the WiFiTerminal:
> https://github.com/LeifBloomquist/WifiTerminal
>
> cbmstuff.com has plans for a new WiFi RS-232 modem:
> https://www.cbmstuff.com/products.php?cat=2
>
> Hope this info helps everyone.
>
> Cheers,
> -Paul
>
>
> On Sun, Dec 3, 2017 at 3:21 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> On Dec 3, 2017 3:20 PM, "Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic" <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Paul will be at Festivus, there's your opportunity to solicit a new batch!
>>>
>>>
>>> On Dec 3, 2017 2:17 PM, "Jim Scheef via vcf-midatlantic" <
>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I would like to get a WiFi232. It appears a new production "batch" may
>> not
>>>> be forthcoming. If the new has worn off yours, please let me know. Fair
>>>> price or maybe a trade.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Jim
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>> You can make something similar with a raspberry pi too.
>>
>> Bill Degnan
>> twitter: billdeg
>> vintagecomputer.net
>

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