Re: Remote control of a PET

From: Ethan Dicks (
Date: 2008-03-07 09:53:40

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 7:46 PM, Jim Brain <> wrote:
> Ethan Dicks wrote:
>  > 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.
>  >
>  I wanted to mention your idea (noted above), but I didn;t want to speak
>  for you if you'd changed your mind.

Fair enough... I still want to put it all together and get it working on a PET.
I have one chicklet keyboard with me (originally from Mike), and three
PETs total - one 4032, one static 2001, and one P500... no PSUs,
monitors, cases, etc.  Plenty to play with over the winter.

> > The serial port idea sounds pretty cool.  I might have to implement
>  > that as well as the "regular" PS/2 interface.
>  >
>  Let me know if you want to pursue that, as I can put the hooks in, and
>  then you'd only need to build the mapping table.

Sure, but it'll be a while until I start work on it - I still have a
few projects
to take care of this month, one with a deadline of 4 weeks from now.


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