Re: CBM 64K memory board and tape->disk archiving (was Re: cbm-hackers is moving to

From: Ethan Dicks <>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:55:12 -0400
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On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 10:36 PM, Bill Degnan <> wrote:
>> > The Commodore Tech Notes says you can also upgrade a 4032...
> "The 64K memory expansion board that converts the 8032 into an 8096 will
> also operate on the "FAT 40" 4032. The operation is the same as on the
> 8096." Purchase NOS expansion kits here!
> Summarized from the Commodore Midwest Regional Staff Newsletter April 15,
> 1982

Nice.  Thanks for the pointer.

>> > I also experimented with the process of backing up machine language
>> > cassette programs to disk...
>> I archived a box of tapes from 1978-1982 a while back (a mix of
>> self-written and commercial tapes) but I did it mostly with an MS-DOS
>> app and a real CBM datasette attached to a PC parallel port...
> The hard ones to do are the machine language tapes.


> I loaded the program
> into memory and then copied the memory to a diskette.  Once on a disk I can
> move to a modern system.

Ah.  I was hoping you had some handy tool like the one Jim Butterfield
wrote way, way back to slurp tapes and spit them to disk.  I am quite
familiar with the manual process.  I did a lot of it back in the day.



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