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

2015-05-08 Thread Mike Stein
Don't know if I ever posted this here and it's about SX64 portables (and a couple of PETs) instead of M100s, but the folks at the Starbucks were just as intrigued...: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPM9oA72iQw Fortunately for your eyes I couldn't make it that day... - Original Message

Re: [M100] NewDos

2015-04-08 Thread Mike Stein
Sounds like a worthy project; I always wondered what you could put into the empty space in the TS-DOS ROM. Are you using Steve's 'new and improved for BT' version of NewDOS? m - Original Message - From: Kurt McCullum To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Re: [M100] TDock

2015-05-20 Thread Mike Stein
Swamped with work at the moment, but retirement's just around the corner so hope to have some time to get back to this soon; I'll be in touch if/when. Thanks! m - Original Message - From: Gmail To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 2:52 PM Subject: Re:

Re: [M100] TDock

2015-05-20 Thread Mike Stein
More or less what I was talking about, but I still think the ModelTLaptop/Raspi/$9.00special/whatever connection should be wireless instead of the M100 being tethered to the display via RS-232/USB etc. Also, it should be more than just a dumb terminal if you want to run any modelT software,

Re: [M100] Still thinking about TDock

2015-06-10 Thread Mike Stein
I don't know if it has to be that complicated; if you're going to open it up anyway to get at the RAM socket it wouldn't be that much harder to use a few of the small clip leads to connect to the appropriate places as I do with the 'Combo' ROM. But if you need to keep the com port totally free

Re: [M100] Programming languages for the Model 100?

2015-06-11 Thread Mike Stein
Is RBASIC still available? m - Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, June 11, 2015 9:03 AM Subject: Re: [M100] Programming languages for the Model 100? Not really. Assembly is your best bet hands down. But there is RBASIC

Re: [M100] TSLOAD.CO or .BA?

2015-05-28 Thread Mike Stein
No problem at all that I can see; not only are there ethernet 'modems' that will connect your Model T to the internet, but there is 'bridge' software to do the same thing using a Windows or Linux computer which should also easily be able to run on a RasPi. Note that this is connecting directly

Re: [M100] File transfers (was Update on my M100 and REX)

2015-05-26 Thread Mike Stein
On 26 May 2015, at 6:01 pm, Mike Stein mhs.st...@gmail.com wrote: Hi James, At present I'm using a null modem cable, linked to a Linux box running minicom. - Can you run at the maximum 19,200bd? - If not, what is the fastest that works for you? - Is your Linux box using

Re: [M100] Update on my M100 and REX

2015-05-28 Thread Mike Stein
Not much of a file manager; it only has three functions: remote Load, Save and Kill. And AFAIK there is only one version for all three Model Ts (M100, T102 and T200). But yes, the 'normal' way to load it is via TEENY.EXE which will only run on a PC running DOS or a version of windows prior to

Re: [M100] File transfers (was Update on my M100 and REX)

2015-05-28 Thread Mike Stein
a look in to TEENY :) Also I'm using a full null modem cable. On 27 May 2015 at 06:49, Mike Stein mhs.st...@gmail.com wrote: Well, if Mark reads this maybe you can solve his minicom problem together. Sounds like you've got an XP configuration issue with that com port

Re: [M100] Update on my M100 and REX

2015-05-28 Thread Mike Stein
drive a while back. I've bought a cable for it off Ken, but I'm guessing I need software to access the drive? If so, could anyone point me in the right direction. I've no way of knowing if this drive works, I'm aware the belts do perish. On 28 May 2015 at 07:25, Mike Stein mhs.st...@gmail.com

Re: [M100] Update on my M100 and REX

2015-05-28 Thread Mike Stein
disk server. Kurt On Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:50 AM, Mike Stein mhs.st...@gmail.com wrote: Excellent! I understood that Mcomm can only transfer .DO files; can it also transfer .BA and .CO files? m - Original Message - From: James Zeun To: Model 100

Re: [M100] Replacement Belts for the CCR-82 ComputerCassetteTape Recorder

2015-05-19 Thread Mike Stein
He did say that it was stretched... ;-) - Original Message - From: John Whitton jwhit...@bellsouth.net To: Model 100 Discussion m100@lists.bitchin100.com Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:20 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Replacement Belts for the CCR-82 ComputerCassetteTape Recorder A

Re: [M100] Telnet Client

2015-07-07 Thread Mike Stein
Sounds interesting for sure. There are a number of RS-232 bridges out there, both soft- and hard-ware, that you might want to look at/play with for ideas/comparison/fun. As you note, the problem with many of them is buffer overflow due to the Model-T's small buffer not being able to handle

Re: [M100] VIM via BlueM

2015-08-05 Thread Mike Stein
There's a Telnet client for the M100? ;-) - Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Wednesday, August 05, 2015 10:19 AM Subject: Re: [M100] VIM via BlueM On Wednesday, August 5, 2015, Andrew Roach ajroac...@gmail.com wrote: So your

Re: [M100] Conversion of Tandy Model T characters after PC file transfer...

2015-11-10 Thread Mike Stein
http://bitchin100.com/wiki/index.php?title=HTERM - Original Message - From: Mark Wickens To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:25 AM Subject: Re: [M100] Conversion of Tandy Model T characters after PC file transfer... I've had a quick look on

[M100] Anyone have a T102 display?

2015-11-02 Thread Mike Stein
Not likely I know but it never hurts to ask: by any chance does anyone have (and want to get rid of) a T102 display or even a broken T102 that might have a working/repairable display? Mine seems to have developed a few bad half-columns since I last used it, and it doesn't seem to be a contact

Re: [M100] Anyone have a T102 display?

2015-11-02 Thread Mike Stein
2460 Dave Sent from my iPhone On Nov 2, 2015, at 12:05 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Not likely I know but it never hurts to ask: by any chance does anyone have (and want to get rid of) a T102 display or even a broken T102 that might have a working/repairab

Re: [M100] Anyone have a T102 display?

2015-11-02 Thread Mike Stein
b assembly is often correctible, by cleaning or soldering of cracked leads. Gene Corrigan flowcharles...@gmail.com On Nov 2, 2015, at 9:03 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Hello Jessica, Yes, I could definitely use a replacement but to be honest I'm not prepared to pay ver

Re: [M100] Anyone have a T102 display?

2015-11-02 Thread Mike Stein
il.com > On Nov 2, 2015, at 9:03 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hello Jessica, > > Yes, I could definitely use a replacement but to be honest I'm not prepared to pay very much for it; how much would you like and where are you? > >

Re: [M100] Anyone have a T102 display?

2015-11-02 Thread Mike Stein
Any tips? I've had it apart and it doesn't seem to be the conductive strip, so aside from a bad solder joint that would seem to point at the HD44102 or possibly the panel itself. Any other ideas from your experience? TIA, m - Original Message - From: "Roma"

Re: [M100] Anyone have a T102 display?

2015-11-02 Thread Mike Stein
...@gmail.com> To: "Model 100 Discussion" <m100@lists.bitchin100.com> Sent: Monday, November 02, 2015 7:12 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Anyone have a T102 display? Mike, I have a spare T102 LCD if you still need one. Jessica On 11/2/15, 4:23 PM, "M100 on behalf of Mike Stei

Re: [M100] DVI

2015-10-10 Thread Mike Stein
Hi Dano, and welcome! It's been discussed many times but AFAIK there's no modern DVI emulator; you can *sort of* duplicate the display or (and?) storage capabilities with an old laptop (even wirelessly) but there hasn't been much interest in adapting the DVI 80-column display firmware. Most

Re: [M100] Keyboard Layout

2015-09-11 Thread Mike Stein
AKA AZERTY - Original Message - From: Geoffrey Oltmans To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Friday, September 11, 2015 2:55 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Keyboard Layout Looks like just a standard French keyboard layout. On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Kurt McCullum

Re: [M100] Keyboard Layout

2015-09-11 Thread Mike Stein
. lol On an other note if you set up a computer for Dvorak and then remote controle into it from a computer that is not set for Dvorak it can be pretty confusing when you forget about it On Fri, Sep 11, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote:

Re: [M100] Keyboard Layout

2015-09-11 Thread Mike Stein
ROFL !!! - Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Friday, September 11, 2015 8:22 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Keyboard Layout It's well known that AZERTY is actually the optimal layout for quickly typing the phrase "We surrender!" --

Re: [M100] Is it possible to use USb flash drive with a Model 100

2015-11-30 Thread Mike Stein
USb flash drive with a Model 100 > On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 9:44 AM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: >> - Original Message - >> From: John R. Hogerhuis >> Sent: Monday, November 30, 2015 12:05 PM >> >> ... >> >>> The only concern would b

Re: [M100] Is it possible to use USb flash drive with a Model 100

2015-11-30 Thread Mike Stein
USb flash drive with a Model 100 I haven't been doing more with Newdos/BT lately. I can post my latest version though that was working really well over "wan" using getblue on an android phone. On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 4:15 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote:

Re: [M100] USB "juice pack"

2015-12-02 Thread Mike Stein
Damn; they won't ship to Canada. You could even top up your bike tires, but you'd still need what started all this, the USB<->M100 cable. For $2.00 you could use this version (although you could of course just keep an AA four-pack in your pocket...): That's one of my 'frontlight's in the

Re: [M100] USB "juice pack"

2015-12-02 Thread Mike Stein
Something like this? http://www.amazon.com/Universal-Adapter-Charger-500ma-Lighter/dp/B00K2FGTX0 But with the right USB cable an ordinary lighter USB adapter would be OK as well. m - Original Message - From: "Peter Vollan" To: "Model 100 Discussion"

Re: [M100] M100 power requirements

2015-12-08 Thread Mike Stein
/products/11231 but that's capable of WAY more current than necessary and considerably more expensive. -Josh On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 7:00 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Yeah, I was wondering about that, especially with WiFi; definitel

Re: [M100] USB "juice pack"

2015-12-03 Thread Mike Stein
Sounds like a lot of stuff to schlep around; would powering the Pi from the bar code port make any sense? - Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2015 3:28 PM Subject: Re: [M100] USB "juice pack" You know I guess

Re: [M100] USB "juice pack"

2015-12-03 Thread Mike Stein
them into the laptop? On 2 December 2015 at 21:13, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Damn; they won't ship to Canada. You could even top up your bike tires, but you'd still need what started all this, the USB<->M100 cable. For $2.00 you could use this version (a

Re: [M100] USB "juice pack"

2015-12-03 Thread Mike Stein
quot; <jho...@pobox.com> wrote: On Thursday, December 3, 2015, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Sounds like a lot of stuff to schlep around; would powering the Pi from the bar code port make any sense? Definitely an interesting experiment -- John.

Re: [M100] Full Null Modem Cable Cottage Industry?

2015-12-02 Thread Mike Stein
Presumably because PC com ports are also male and whatever you would have plugged into that port or the USB converter replacing it would therefore have a female connector; female<->female adapters are cheap. A female 25pin RS-232 port as in the M100 is relatively unusual, and is/was a parallel

Re: [M100] Canon BJ-10e configuration to work with Model 100

2016-01-05 Thread Mike Stein
A nice printer; I've got three of them, never a problem. Doesn't sound good; not likely a configuration issue. Is the cartridge properly inserted? Does the carriage move freely? Using the correct power supply? I assume it does not do a self-test at all? Have you gone through the

Re: [M100] TCP socket support for LaddieAlpha.EXE

2015-12-23 Thread Mike Stein
bject: Re: [M100] TCP socket support for LaddieAlpha.EXE > On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 3:12 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Linux only? >> >> > > It runs on Windows, Linux and OSX (as all versions of LaddieAlpha). > > -- John.

Re: [M100] TCP socket support for LaddieAlpha.EXE

2015-12-23 Thread Mike Stein
Linux only? - Original Message - From: "John R. Hogerhuis" To: "Model 100 Discussion" Sent: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 6:04 PM Subject: [M100] TCP socket support for LaddieAlpha.EXE > I've put a new version of LaddieAlpha.EXE up at

Re: [M100] Question

2015-11-25 Thread Mike Stein
How about Bluetooth? m On 11/25/15, Marko Peussa wrote: > This would have been my suggestion, too. After all, "Cloud storage" was > available already in the 80's... > > Here's the current dial-up BBS list: > > http://www.telnetbbsguide.com/dialbbs/dialbbs.htm > > I

Re: [M100] Is it possible to use USb flash drive with a Model 100

2015-11-30 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis Sent: Monday, November 30, 2015 12:05 PM ... > The only concern would be exiting in case you want to access the command > prompt or some other utility (vim, mutt, w3m etc. ) That's been an issue since DeskLink; any chance you could be

Re: [M100] USB power for Model T

2016-01-12 Thread Mike Stein
Alternatively, unless you need 6V somewhere else (or are in Canada ;-), 5V is quite sufficient for the M100 and straight-through cables are cheap; trivial to reverse the polarity: e.g: eBay# 231419524659 $1.62 If you need 6V (or more) there are boost converters, although you'll have to supply

Re: [M100] low profile pins

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
/exact_match=exact Like this (the M100ROM being discussed elsewhere...): m - Original Message - From: "Stephen Adolph" <twospru...@gmail.com> To: "Model 100 Discussion" <m100@lists.bitchin100.com> Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 2:33 PM Subject: [M100] low pro

Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: Mike Stein To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 2:03 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc --- ... As a matter of fact one of my early prototypes sort of did something like that: a small board that had sockets for both a 32KB RAM

Re: [M100] My 102 internals

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
Looks very nice; congratulations! m - Original Message - From: Bill Nobel To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 8:54 PM Subject: [M100] My 102 internals Hey all, So today I decided to pop the case on my recently acquired 32k 102. I wanted to know

[M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: "Mike Stein" <mhs.st...@gmail.com> To: "Model 100 Discussion" <m100@lists.bitchin100.com> Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 8:45 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc - Original Message - From: Brian White

Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: Brian White To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 7:26 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc > Anyway, good luck and have fun, but I'd appreciate if you could clarify for > me the difference between soldering your adapter to the

Re: [M100] Schematic needed

2016-05-25 Thread Mike Stein
Interesting... What are the serial numbers of the two machines? Most of the 'old' M100s use a board labelled PLX110CH1X; is yours a model meant for a market other than North America by any chance? Similarly, most of the T102s use a board labelled PLX144FH1X so again, I wonder where yours came

Re: [M100] Comms capture of TPDD2 boot disk creation

2016-05-30 Thread Mike Stein
For any DOS fans there's also a pretty good 2-port RS-232 logger called, surprisingly, RS232... - Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Monday, May 30, 2016 3:18 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Comms capture of TPDD2 boot disk creation There's a

Re: [M100] New option rom module

2016-05-26 Thread Mike Stein
As a matter of fact I was thinking about making a RAM ExtRam clone (poor man's REX ;-) and was wondering the same thing, how to avoid having to shear/grind the edges. How'd he do that? m - Original Message - From: "Stephen Adolph" To: "Model 100 Discussion"

Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
e '512 ... m > > > On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 1:06 AM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Boy, you'll really go far out of the way just to avoid using a programming >> adapter... ;-) >> >> Why not just a RAM chip? No external programming required at all. &

Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
Hi James, Yup, a 9 pin to 25 pin F-F adapter is what you need. Originally you would use a program called LAPDOS to format, copy files to/from a PC etc., but AFAIK it does not play well with modern versions of Windows or Linux/Mac OS's.: http://www.club100.org/library/doc/lapdos.html Also the

Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2

2016-06-02 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2016 2:08 PM Subject: Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2 On Thursday, June 2, 2016, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: - Original Message - From:

Re: [M100] Chipkunk drive system disk.

2016-06-01 Thread Mike Stein
Sheesh... Lighten up! m - Original Message - From: Brian White To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 5:09 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Chipkunk drive system disk. I said I was asking for someone else, not that they asked me to ask, or even know that I did.

Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc

2016-06-01 Thread Mike Stein
Sorry; how is this any better than the M100ROM on Bitchin100? You have to remove each M100s main board and unsolder the ROM socket? Aside from any considerations of 'keeping it original' that's not everyone's cup of tea, but if you really want to do that then of course you can do it with the

Re: [M100] Main rom using 28C256 plcc

2016-06-01 Thread Mike Stein
Boy, you'll really go far out of the way just to avoid using a programming adapter... ;-) Why not just a RAM chip? No external programming required at all. Actually, Steve and I considered adding an SMT RAM chip underneath the M100ROM EPROM socket but never finished it because of the SMT;

Re: [M100] New guy here!

2016-06-18 Thread Mike Stein
Welcome and have fun! By all means, tell us about those unmentionable "others"... mike - Original Message - From: Marko Peussa To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Saturday, June 18, 2016 4:06 PM Subject: Re: [M100] New guy here! Welcome to the group and congratulations on

Re: [M100] Adapter Board

2016-06-16 Thread Mike Stein
eason like those examples. If there is any software incompatibility, that is a potential reason. If it conflicts with the option rom socket, then that is a potential reason. On Jun 15, 2016 10:41 PM, "Mike Stein" <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: So it's become *Stephen

Re: [M100] TPDD2 Data cable pinout?

2016-01-14 Thread Mike Stein
The connectors are no problem, although you might have to buy 100; e.g.: http://stores.ebay.ca/grace-expo/_i.html?_nkw=dupont+2x4=Search&_sid=1125813709 Don't forget the inserts:

Re: [M100] TPDD2 Data cable pinout?

2016-01-14 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: Geoffrey Oltmans To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2016 4:13 PM Subject: Re: [M100] TPDD2 Data cable pinout? On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 2:38 PM, ultimate quantifier wrote:

Re: [M100] TPDD2 Data cable pinout?

2016-01-14 Thread Mike Stein
'Stealing power' (AKA parasitic power) from the control lines is a fairly common technique in the RS-232 gadget world: http://www.epanorama.net/circuits/rspower.html I think in the case of the TPDD it was used in the LapDos cable to power a *real* CMOS TTL<>RS-232 converter IC to connect to

Re: [M100] Adapter Board

2016-06-15 Thread Mike Stein
So it's become *Stephen's* M100ROM board now? ;-) I don't see any reason myself why you couldn't make a re-programmable Option ROM adapter using a 27C256 EPROM but I'm not going to get into another discussion; I am curious though why, with the various other options including REX, you'd want

Re: [M100] mComm For Android

2016-01-25 Thread Mike Stein
So at this stage it's essentially an Android TPDD server like Laddie and Desklink? m - Original Message - From: "Kurt McCullum" To: "Model 100 Discussion" Sent: Monday, January 25, 2016 11:41 PM Subject: [M100] mComm For Android >

Re: [M100] Retrochallenge 2016/01: Maze War for Olivetti M10 andNEC PC-8201A

2016-02-03 Thread Mike Stein
Awesome indeed! Who's up for adding the missing multi-player-over-TCP part ? ;-) m - Original Message - From: Josh Malone To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 4:47 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Retrochallenge 2016/01: Maze War for Olivetti M10 andNEC PC-8201A

Re: [M100] M100 ROM still available?

2016-01-29 Thread Mike Stein
> Does anyone know if the updated M100 ROM is still available? Short answer: yes. Long answer: 1 - There are two common physically incompatible versions of the ROM and motherboard: - If your M100 is newer than 01/01/84 (serial no. starts with '4') then it will probably use a JEDEC standard

Re: [M100] Beta Testers needed

2016-01-20 Thread Mike Stein
Can't guarantee I'll find time to have a good look at it (can't even find my Android phone at the moment ;-) but I'm definitely interested if you want to send me a beta JIC. m - Original Message - From: "Kurt McCullum" To: "Model 100 Discussion"

Re: [M100] Freewrite machine for writing

2016-03-09 Thread Mike Stein
Thanks for your reply and offer, Louis; much appreciated! But mine is one of the early Dreamwriters and I think yours is the very latest, and I suspect they (and especially the software) are quite different. But thanks anyway and I hope you get yours working! And in case someone has/buys a

Re: [M100] Virtual-T IDE Question

2016-03-19 Thread Mike Stein
Can't you just PrtScr(een)? - Original Message - From: Kurt McCullum To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2016 1:32 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Virtual-T IDE Question Ken, Everything I need to copy is in the error window on the screen but I can't copy it to

Re: [M100] Virtual-T IDE Question

2016-03-19 Thread Mike Stein
How about a screen scraper? - Original Message - From: Kurt McCullum To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:53 PM Subject: [M100] Virtual-T IDE Question Is there a way to export the assembler error messages to a file? Kurt

Re: [M100] Virtual-T IDE Question

2016-03-19 Thread Mike Stein
AM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Can't you just PrtScr(een)? - Original Message - From: Kurt McCullum To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2016 1:32 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Virtual-T IDE Question Ken, Everything I need t

Re: [M100] ROM Available

2016-03-30 Thread Mike Stein
Re: [M100] ROM AvailableHi Georg, Thanks for the plug; you beat me to it. When I've mentioned this adapter there's usually been little or no interest so it's gratifying to read that someone else has actually built one and is happy with it. I haven't tried it but I see no reason why it would

Re: [M100] ROM Available

2016-03-31 Thread Mike Stein
Re: [M100] ROM AvailableHi Gary, Nice boards! A little different from mine; they both (optionally in my case) convert the non-standard pinout to the JEDEC 27Cxxx standard, but while yours is meant to provide alternate system and option ROM images mine was intended to provide an option ROM

Re: [M100] Could you use a USB portable flash drive as an alternative device to stores files on a Model 100 ?

2016-03-31 Thread Mike Stein
Aside from the cheap SBCs like the Pi0 and CHIP there are a number of dedicated RS-232 or parallel to USB adapters that are _almost_ ready to go, just needing a level shifter/clamp and some simple software. Some examples: https://www.mpja.com/download/ch376ds1.pdf and

Re: [M100] Greetings and some questions

2016-03-20 Thread Mike Stein
Hi Gary, It'd be interesting to see more details about your adapter board. There are a couple of boards available that replace the system ROM with a JEDEC standard 256 or 512K EPROM that lets you update Y2K etc. and also add an option ROM in the upper half; they just plug into an M100 but if

Re: [M100] Virtual-T IDE Question

2016-03-20 Thread Mike Stein
protocol over the socket interface. Ken On 3/17/16 11:20 AM, Mike Stein wrote: That's why I suggested scraping the screen first, but if you're running Linux then the Telnet option as Ken suggests would probably be easier (although ISTR some limitations with it when I tried it years ago

Re: [M100] Question about TS-DOS/Desklink loaded files corrupted

2016-03-22 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: "Joseph Remy" To: "Model 100 Discussion" Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:30 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Question about TS-DOS/Desklink loaded files corrupted > I'm in the process of converting some of the programs

Re: [M100] Question about TS-DOS/Desklink loaded files corrupted

2016-03-22 Thread Mike Stein
aining documentation; another issue is different versions named .100 and .200 for the respective models. m -- John. On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: - Original Message - From: "Joseph Remy" <podmonk...@gmail.com> To: "Model 100

Re: [M100] No otg on new phone

2016-03-23 Thread Mike Stein
My old Moto Android phone (if I ever find it again) is too old for OTG but I finally broke down last week and bought a cheap tablet (two in fact) so although it's not high on my list maybe one of these days I'll see what all the fuss is about ;-) m - Original Message - From:

Re: [M100] Reference info on full 8085 instruction set

2016-03-22 Thread Mike Stein
I assume you've got the Tundra datasheet? I don't see a K flag, just V and UI P.2-15 m - Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 6:08 PM Subject: [M100] Reference info on full 8085 instruction set Anyone have full

Re: [M100] Reference info on full 8085 instruction set

2016-03-24 Thread Mike Stein
bject: Re: [M100] Reference info on full 8085 instruction set On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 3:22 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: I assume you've got the Tundra datasheet? I don't see a K flag, just V and UI P.2-15 m Thanks I'll take a look. I read this article and it says

Re: [M100] Freewrite machine for writing

2016-03-03 Thread Mike Stein
odel 100 Discussion Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2016 6:21 PM Subject: Re: [M100] Freewrite machine for writing No arrow keys? Must have been designed by the iPad team. On Mar 3, 2016 17:54, "Mike Stein" <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: By any chance does anyone here have an

Re: [M100] Freewrite machine for writing

2016-03-03 Thread Mike Stein
By any chance does anyone here have an old Dreamwriter IR? I'd really love to read the owner's manual; most things are straightforward but a few have me stymied. TIA, m - Original Message - From: "Peter Vollan" To: "Model 100 Discussion"

Re: [M100] mComm for Android 1.4

2016-04-03 Thread Mike Stein
100 Discussion" <m100@lists.bitchin100.com> Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2016 7:37 PM Subject: Re: [M100] mComm for Android 1.4 > Wired connections work fine but if you are using a Bluetooth connection, > you will need to use TEENY or TS-DOS with a delay put into it. > > Kur

Re: [M100] mComm for Android 1.4

2016-04-03 Thread Mike Stein
Ah, now that I did not know! So, does that make BT via Teeny slower or faster than TS-DOS with its fixed timeouts? Inquiring minds need to know ;) - Original Message - From: John R. Hogerhuis To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2016 10:27 PM Subject: Re: [M100]

Re: [M100] BASIC interval timing

2016-04-02 Thread Mike Stein
Export to Excel. ;D - Original Message - From: John Whitton To: Model 100 Discussion Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2016 1:24 AM Subject: Re: [M100] BASIC interval timing 1. No interval will exceed 24 hours. 2. One-second resolution is adequate. To be a little more

Re: [M100] Mike (not Mark ;-) Stein's ROM Board

2016-04-28 Thread Mike Stein
Happy to hear it worked so well for you; enjoy! Guess I don't have to look up the jumpers after all ;-) Just curious why you're still running Desklink instead of John's LaddieAlpha? BTW, the name's Mike, not Mark... ;-) - Original Message - From: Bill Nobel To: Model 100

Re: [M100] Mike (not Mark ;-) Stein's ROM Board

2016-04-28 Thread Mike Stein
to get this Rom burnt for themselves. The Hex file from Club100 needs a bit of tweaking using a Hex editor. There is only ‘CR’ at the end of each line instead of ‘CR/LF' Bill Nobel b_no...@hotmail.com On Apr 28, 2016, at 6:14 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote:

Re: [M100] Mike (not Mark ;-) Stein's ROM Board

2016-04-28 Thread Mike Stein
he end of each line instead of ‘CR/LF' Bill Nobel b_no...@hotmail.com On Apr 28, 2016, at 6:14 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Happy to hear it worked so well for you; enjoy! Guess I don't have to look up the jumpers after all ;-) Just curiou

Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2

2016-05-22 Thread Mike Stein
- Original Message - From: "Mark J. Blair" <n...@nf6x.net> To: "Model 100 Discussion Discussion" <m100@lists.bitchin100.com> Sent: Sunday, May 22, 2016 9:10 PM Subject: Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2 >> On May 22, 2016, at

Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2

2016-05-22 Thread Mike Stein
Are the files from the utility disk(s) really not archived anywhere? AFAIK they're all ordinary files, i.e. no special boot sectors etc. so why would it be a problem to copy them to a PC and make them available, and then recreate the utility disk from them? I thought Steve had done that but I

Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2

2016-05-22 Thread Mike Stein
It's been a while since this was discussed but my recollection is that the disk just has 'normal' files on it. There is of course a bootstrap *process*, which is pretty well documented here (for example): http://www.club100.org/library/libsup.html Hopefully Steve will join the discussion... m

Re: [M100] New command line tool for TPDD and TPDD2

2016-05-21 Thread Mike Stein
Excellent! I think LAPDOS would have saved you some time and frustration but of course like most of the 'classics' it needs a real or emulated MS-DOS system; I'm sure that the TPDD owners will appreciate something that runs on a modern system. m - Original Message - From: Gary

Re: [M100] Listserv Setting

2016-05-11 Thread Mike Stein
Whether your posts are echoed back and whether you get confirmations are both account options, but I've noticed that every now and then they seem to change (actually, I don't think the settings change, but they are ignored). Some of mine also changed a little while ago... Account settings:

Re: [M100] Legacy

2016-05-11 Thread Mike Stein
How often we forget that not everyone knows the things we take for granted... I suspect that this is the way everyone loaded programs back in 'the old days' which is probably why the text-mode .BA files were normal and didn't cause problems; kinda slow though, and you definitely want proper

Re: [M100] my Model 100 facebook group

2016-05-05 Thread Mike Stein
A shame you chose to exclude those of us not on Facebook... Oh well... VE3IPK - Original Message - From: William James To: m100@lists.bitchin100.com Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2016 4:19 PM Subject: [M100] my Model 100 facebook group Check out my retro portable computer

Re: [M100] my Model 100 facebook group

2016-05-05 Thread Mike Stein
Don't get your shorts in a knot, Gary; I merely said that it's a shame that he chose Facebook to host his pictures instead of one of the many other sites which do not require logging in and joining, thereby excluding a number of folks like myself from seeing and presumably enjoying what he has

Re: [M100] Telnet BBS

2016-05-09 Thread Mike Stein
.. rs232 to ethernet On Mon, May 9, 2016 at 7:12 PM, Mike Stein <mhs.st...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi John, If you have a computer connected to the Internet that also has a serial port there are programs that let the M100 think it's talking to an old-skool modem while the PC tran

Re: [M100] ROM burning questions

2016-05-09 Thread Mike Stein
Option 1: Buy a REX module. I'm not sure whether they're still available through Club100 or you order them direct from Steve these days; I'm sure Ken or Steve will log in and clarify. Option 2: If you just want to replace the System ROM in a *NEW* M100 (or don't mind unsoldering the original

Re: [M100] Telnet BBS

2016-05-09 Thread Mike Stein
Hi John, If you have a computer connected to the Internet that also has a serial port there are programs that let the M100 think it's talking to an old-skool modem while the PC translates things to Telnet on the 'Net. There has also been a lot of progress made on using a smartphone as a

Re: [M100] Mike Stein's M100 Rom Adapter

2016-04-19 Thread Mike Stein
Thanks; I have to thank Steve for his help in actually getting the PCBs made from my various prototypes. I'll see if I can find my original notes to tell what the jumpers do; also a list of common mods to the System ROM. Triple check the EPROM location; ISTR that another member who built one

Re: [M100] Mdeol 100 FACEBOOK group

2016-05-06 Thread Mike Stein
Let me try to salvage something from this 'discussion'; I certainly didn't mean to start up a love/hate FB flamewar, I only wanted to say to William James the OP that it's a shame that he didn't (also?) put his no doubt interesting stuff on a site that everyone could access, not just FB

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