GPIB to USB interface

From: Michał Pleban <>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 23:28:01 +0200
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As time goes by, it seems harder and harder to interface our modern 
computers with Commodore machines and drives. Our PCs no longer come 
with RS-232 or Centronics ports, which were used in the past to connect 
to IEC and IEE-488 drives.

So yesterday I had a thought to utilize a GPIB to USB interface to 
connect our PET drives to a PC. Such interfaces are available from 
multiple vendors in about $150 price range, which may not be very cheap, 
but still quite affordable.

I don't know if anyone had gone this route before, and if so, with what 


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