Re: Remote control of a PET

From: Ethan Dicks (
Date: 2008-03-06 17:58:49

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Jim Brain <> wrote:
>  I can't speak for Bill's complete solution, but C=Key can be used to
>  enable a PS2 KB to control a PET (The code will work fine, but it needs
>  a new mapping table for the PET key matrix).  With a bit of translation
>  and a bit of code to read the serial port (RS232 routines are already on
>  the unit for debugging), you could use RS232 to control it.

I have one of those with me, and I was planning on doing the PET work
once I assemble it, but first, I have to get a bare PET motherboard
working so I have someplace to hang the C=Key off of.

The serial port idea sounds pretty cool.  I might have to implement
that as well as the "regular" PS/2 interface.


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