[vcf-midatlantic] Sol 20 update
mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Wed Mar 18 12:48:52 EDT 2020
Isn't that what I'm doing, "virtually" typing the programs througn the
serial port? I'm setting the Sol input to serial (SET I=1), then sending the
ENT as an ASCII file from another computer to the Sol's serial port.
On Wed, 18 Mar 2020, corey cohen wrote:
> Why aren?t you loading programs though the cassette port or putting the machine into ?non-local? mode and using the serial port to ?virtually? type in programs?
> corey cohen
> u??o? ???o?
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Mar 17, 2020, at 5:57 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> My Sol 20 is up and running:
>> As expected, I had to replace all of the foam pads in the keyboard. For some reason, the TexElec pads hardly worked at all so I sacrificed a Sun Type 4 keyboard for its pads. Other than that, a couple of RAM problems (dirty DIP switch and a defective 74LS157 multiplexer) were all that I had to fix.
>> As time permits, I'll investigate getting a couple of 8" drives working with a Micromation Doubler board. For now, I'm loading programs through the serial port at 1200 baud.
>> Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
>> Old Technology http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/
Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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