Re: [M100] Ladroid progress

2015-03-25 Thread Joe Grubbs
Subscribe :) I'm also curious how this works out. I had to stop work on my own serial/BT internal adapter project because of other things going on, but this may inspire me to pick it up again From: ajroac...@gmail.com Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:32:56 + To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com

Re: [M100] Received my REX but there's a problem

2015-04-20 Thread Joe Grubbs
You got a REX? Where did you obtain it? I'd love to get one for my 200. From: james.z...@gmail.com Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:05:02 +0100 To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: [M100] Received my REX but there's a problem Hey everyone I just got my REX In the post, followed the guide

Re: [M100] REX release 4.9 update on it's way

2015-05-02 Thread Joe Grubbs
I second that. This ended up being a blessing in disguise :) Date: Sat, 2 May 2015 09:52:43 -0700 From: jho...@pobox.com To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: Re: [M100] REX release 4.9 update on it's way Thanks Steve and Fred! Nice when a bug fix helps everyone. -- John.

Re: [M100] 8300 hardware debug / REX8201

2015-05-02 Thread Joe Grubbs
*Ri* That 1nf really softens it. Not too soft of an edge? --- Original Message --- From: Stephen Adolph twospru...@gmail.com Sent: May 2, 2015 4:49 PM To: Model 100 Discussion m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: Re: [M100] 8300 hardware debug / REX8201 In 8300, you can see the noise on

Re: [M100] Model 100/102 vs Alphasmart

2015-04-30 Thread Joe Grubbs
I think it would be awesome if you use the Model 100 for your journal! There's something about that back-to-basics simple design that adds to the experience. Plus, no esoteric or expensive batteries, instant-on, no security updates, etc. I've been toying with the idea for a motorcycle trip

Re: [M100] My TRS-80 M100 and going to the park

2015-05-08 Thread Joe Grubbs
Hahaha that's great! Coincidentally, my sister sent me this video this morning, it's along the same lines as the story you just shared. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PF7EpEnglgk It is amazing how the skills that are just intrinsic to us are completely foreign to most of today's kids.

Re: [M100] $9 Computer

2015-05-13 Thread Joe Grubbs
I've been keeping up with the Kickstarter for this and even threw some money at it :) I can think of a few ways I might use something like this. Over in the Color Computer world, I've written a virtual cassette drive (I call it the Virtual-CCR). Using a special cable that routes the Audio Out

Re: [M100] Model 200 battery cover

2015-05-18 Thread Joe Grubbs
Wow that's pretty cool. I wish someone would do that with a 200 cover (one that is in tact, unlike mine) :) Date: Mon, 18 May 2015 13:15:41 -0700 From: jho...@pobox.com To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: Re: [M100] Model 200 battery cover Someone already designed a cover for T102

Re: [M100] Model 200 battery cover

2015-05-17 Thread Joe Grubbs
Mine has broken twice. Rick Hanson was nice enough to send me one after the first one broke, but that one broke too. I used tape to make mine hold. It's not pretty, but it works. On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Joe Grubbs jsgru...@hotmail.com wrote: Hi all, Despite my best efforts to be gentle

Re: [M100] What is your favorite Tandy / Radio Shack computer ?

2015-04-11 Thread Joe Grubbs
Given that the CoCo was my first computer and is where I learned to program, it has to be my favorite. --- Original Message --- From: Duane Calvillo duanecalvi...@gmail.com Sent: April 10, 2015 7:48 PM To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: [M100] What is your favorite Tandy / Radio Shack

Re: [M100] What printer can I use with my TRS 80 Model 100?

2015-05-19 Thread Joe Grubbs
. Do you have the printer cable to go with the computer?On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 11:35 AM, Joe Grubbs jsgru...@hotmail.com wrote:Any printer with a parallel (centronics) interface should suffice. Forget getting anything new.

Re: [M100] TDock

2015-05-19 Thread Joe Grubbs
Hey Ken, I'm so glad you posted this because I've been wondering how the project is going. Personally I'd like to see a modern video interface. Maybe not the old VGA standard specifically, but something fresh like HDMI that would work with a myriad of high res TVs and monitors nowadays. WiFi

Re: [M100] TDock

2015-05-20 Thread Joe Grubbs
I have a couple Bluetooth transceiver boards similar in size to the 8266 which will [very soon] find their way into my 100 and 200 in place of the Modem circuitry. :) Will just need to patch ROM so the hardware switchover between the Model and RS-232 port knows what to do and what speed to

Re: [M100] TDock

2015-05-20 Thread Joe Grubbs
Cool Mike! From: dm...@torfree.net To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 14:35:09 -0400 Subject: Re: [M100] TDock I played with that a while back, mainly to talk to an internal RS-232 SD card module (as well as the BT module); been meaning to get back to it soonish.

Re: [M100] Model T Twitter Client

2015-06-02 Thread Joe Grubbs
Using the Twitter API and some simple HTTP requests, you can do just about anything. On a similar note, I wrote a widget under NitrOS9 for my Color Computer that posts Facebook status updates via their Graph API :) Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:12:07 -0500 From: hira...@hotmail.com To:

Re: [M100] Rex upgrade

2015-06-14 Thread Joe Grubbs
I would love to bestow my 200 with REX. Hint hint nudge nudge Ken ;) --- Original Message --- From: Bob Pigford rpigfo...@comcast.net Sent: June 14, 2015 12:43 PM To: 'Model 100 Discussion' m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: Re: [M100] Rex upgrade Well, the longer you wait, the longer you miss

Re: [M100] CPM?

2015-06-01 Thread Joe Grubbs
If it doesn't, we need a clever developer who is very intimate with the Model 100/200 architecture and the 8085 to port it :) Someone in the Color Computer community ported CP/M to run under OS-9 on the 6809. If that can be done, it seems that getting it to run on an 8085 would be plausible.

Re: [M100] CPM?

2015-06-01 Thread Joe Grubbs
From: jho...@pobox.com To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: Re: [M100] CPM? On Monday, June 1, 2015, Joe Grubbs jsgru...@hotmail.com wrote: If it doesn't, we need a clever developer who is very intimate with the Model 100/200 architecture and the 8085 to port it :) Someone in the Color

Re: [M100] Mouse with Model T

2015-06-02 Thread Joe Grubbs
I don't think the RN-42 has HID connectivity, but I could be mistaken. Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2015 11:02:46 -0500 From: hira...@hotmail.com To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: [M100] Mouse with Model T February issue of Portable 100 has an article (page 8) on using a serial mouse with

Re: [M100] Portable 100 searchable database?

2015-05-24 Thread Joe Grubbs
The CGP-115 printer throws off enough RF to shutdown an airport, so I like to hold florescent tubes close to mine for lighting... :P Date: Sun, 24 May 2015 16:20:52 -0700 From: gof...@gmail.com To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: Re: [M100] Portable 100 searchable database? ...I use

Re: [M100] Can you Raspi with a bluetooth module board on a M100

2015-05-22 Thread Joe Grubbs
I tend to agree... While I have nothing but respect for any enthusiast pursuing a new project involving these machines, I'd rather see my M100 or 200 being what it was meant to be: a computer. Connecting it to what is essentially a modern and powerful computer seems like cheating in a way :)

Re: [M100] What printer can I use with my TRS 80 Model 100?

2015-05-20 Thread Joe Grubbs
at 11:35 AM, Joe Grubbs jsgru...@hotmail.com wrote:Any printer with a parallel (centronics) interface should suffice. Forget getting anything new.

[M100] Serial to VGA module

2015-07-29 Thread Joe Grubbs
Hello All, I saw this posted on a Facebook group and it got me thinking. I wonder if this could be repurposed (with some ancillary hardware and ROM tweaks) to give the Model 100/200/102 an external VGA display for very little money: http://www.hobbytronics.co.uk/serial-vga It accepts serial

Re: [M100] New to list

2015-12-24 Thread Joe Grubbs
Hi Mike, I recognize you [] There are a number of neat mods/addons for these machines. Stephen can chime in as he's been doing a lot of work on both the REX ROM upgrade as well as the QUAD memory upgrade. From: M100 on

Re: [M100] List of wanna haves

2018-02-07 Thread Joe Grubbs
Some time ago Ken (? I think) did some preliminary work on a modern-day DVI and it all sounded really promising, but I'm not sure where it landed. I don't recall the exact details, so I apologize... I've had a few head injuries since then. From: M100

Re: [M100] Model T’s 9 pin port

2018-02-14 Thread Joe Grubbs
I think it can only act as an input, no output capability From: M100 on behalf of Darryl Pruett Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 9:24 AM To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Subject: [M100] Model T’s 9 pin port

Re: [M100] 4 REXes available

2018-02-23 Thread Joe Grubbs
Thanks Jim, this is very helpful From: M100 on behalf of Jim Anderson Sent: Friday, February 23, 2018 2:38 PM To: m...@bitchin100.com Subject: Re: [M100] 4 REXes available > -Original Message- >

Re: [M100] 4 REXes available

2018-02-23 Thread Joe Grubbs
Thank you for doing this Josh... I wasn't able to jump on one of these this time, but a REX has been on my wish list for a looong time. I'll likely want one for my 100 and 200 next go-round. I know this batch were pre-programmed for the 100 (and 102), but I assume it's easy enough to make