[vcf-midatlantic] Sol 20 update

corey cohen coreyvcf at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 16:11:03 EDT 2020


No Idea…

I have had these files for years...

> On Mar 19, 2020, at 3:30 PM, William Sudbrink via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Corey,
> 
> Is there anything in this zip that is not on Jim Battle's site as ENTs?
> 
> https://www.sol20.org/programs.html <https://www.sol20.org/programs.html>
> 
> I'm always looking for new-old Sol software.
> 
> Thanks,
> Bill Sudbrink
> 
> 
> 
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> From: vcf-midatlantic [mailto:vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org <mailto:vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org>] On Behalf Of corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic
> Sent: Thursday, March 19, 2020 3:19 PM
> To: Mike Loewen; vcf-midatlantic
> Cc: corey cohen
> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Sol 20 update
> 
> OK you guys can download from here…
> 
> http://myapplecomputer.net/SOL20/Sol20_AudioFiles.zip <http://myapplecomputer.net/SOL20/Sol20_AudioFiles.zip> <http://myapplecomputer.net/SOL20/Sol20_AudioFiles.zip <http://myapplecomputer.net/SOL20/Sol20_AudioFiles.zip>>
> 
> 
> When I get a chance, I’ll create a menu item on my website for this so people who don’t have the direct URL can find it, but for now enjoy…
> 
> Cheers,
> Corey
> 
>> On Mar 19, 2020, at 2:37 PM, corey cohen <coreyvcf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I’ll try to figure out a place I can put them that would be around for a while and then post it.
>> 
>> corey cohen
>> uǝɥoɔ ʎǝɹoɔ
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Mar 19, 2020, at 7:14 AM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>>  I haven't looked at the cassette circuitry yet, but will eventually get there. Thanks for the offer.
>>> 
>>> On Wed, 18 Mar 2020, corey cohen wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 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
>>>> u??o? ???o?
>>>> 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
>>>>> u??o? ???o?
>>>>> 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/
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Mike Loewen                mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
>>> Old Technology                http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/
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