[vcf-midatlantic] Sol 20 update

malcolm at avitech.com.au malcolm at avitech.com.au
Thu Mar 19 05:48:36 EDT 2020


Hi Corey - Please add me to the list as well.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vcf-midatlantic [mailto:vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org] On
> Behalf Of Paul Birkel via vcf-midatlantic
> Sent: Thursday, 19 March 2020 19:23
> To: 'vcf-midatlantic'; mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> Cc: Paul Birkel
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Sol 20 update
> 
> Corey: I'm slowly working on my own SOL restoration.  If you do decide to
> share those file I'd appreciate receiving a set.  Thank you.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vcf-midatlantic [mailto:vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org] On
> Behalf Of corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic
> Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:25 PM
> To: mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us; vcf-midatlantic
> Cc: corey cohen
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Sol 20 update
> 
> Did you calibrate your cassette interface?   I can send you a bunch of
> software on audio files.  You can play them right in front an MP3 player, iPod
> or smart phone.
> 
> corey cohen
> uǝɥoɔ ʎǝɹoɔ
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> > On Mar 18, 2020, at 3:57 PM, corey cohen <coreyvcf at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Yes.  I misunderstood, that is one way to load software.
> >
> > corey cohen
> > uǝɥoɔ ʎǝɹoɔ
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >>> On Mar 18, 2020, at 1:07 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-
> midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >> 
> >>   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:
> >>>>
> >>>> 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/
> >>>
> >>
> >> Mike Loewen                mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> >> Old Technology                http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/




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