[vcf-midatlantic] Sol 20 update

corey cohen coreyvcf at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 15:57:33 EDT 2020


Yes.  I misunderstood, that is one way to load software.  

corey cohen
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> On Mar 18, 2020, at 1:07 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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> 
>   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
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>> Sent from my iPhone
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>>>> On Mar 17, 2020, at 5:57 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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>>> 
>>>  My Sol 20 is up and running:
>>> 
>>> http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/S100/Sol20/
>>> 
>>>  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/
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> 
> Mike Loewen                mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> Old Technology                http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/


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