>>>>> "Andre" == Andre Fachat <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: Andre> MagerValp wrote: MV> I picked up what I thought was a PET 2001 at a local flea market MV> today. Now that I'm home I realize that it's a PET 200, aka MV> 8032-SK, with a dual 8050 disk drive and an 8023P printer, complete MV> with all cables and in perfect working condition. This is great :) MV> A few questions that some of you may be able to answer: Andre> Pretty lucky! :-)) Indeed. And it was only $25 :) MV> What kind of disks should I use in the 8050? Are normal 5.25" 48 MV> TPI DSDD disks OK? It formatted them OK but I haven't done any real MV> testing. Andre> How many blocks free are there? 2052. Unformatted capacity is 2083 blocks, or 533248 bytes. Andre> I don't have time to look at the manuals, but I think this is a Andre> 500k single-sided double-drive thing? I took a closer look at the manual, and under "Media" it says "Standard mini 5 1/4", single sided, single density". Cramming half a megabyte onto one of those is quite a feat. MV> With it came manuals for the disk drive, the printer and BASIC 4.0, Andre> Are there electronic versions of those docs? At least not on the Project 64 site. Andre> Could you make them? I'll see what I can do. Finding the time to do it is the problem... MV> Whas there ever a PET Programmers Reference Guide? If so, does MV> anyone on the list have a copy of it? Andre> The BASIC is in general CBM Basic 2.0 (like the C64) plus the Andre> Basic 4 extensions (disk basic, DLOAD, DSAVE etc, you have the Andre> manual) The hardware description can be seen in the PETdoc file Andre> of the VICE PET emulator - the just released version 0.13.0? Andre> emulates 2001-8296 PETs. I am also preparing an index to PET Andre> documentation which should be out soon too. Cool.
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