Re: Commodore BTX Modul

From: Richard Atkinson (
Date: 1999-10-06 20:16:47

On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Nicolas Welte wrote:

> > Is BTX still around in Germany, accessible with the old hardware/software?
> Yes, some stuff is still accessible this way. But even C64/128 users
> don't use the BTX module anymore, because it is limited to the slow
> speed. There are good software decoders, even with VDC chip support and
> they use fast modems via a 6551 cartridge. On there is a
> message board that is crosslinked with a BTX board, and each message is
> marked if it has been submitted from BTX, email or www. But it is in
> German language.

What kind of modem do I need to plug into the BTX module? Is it a standard
RS232 type connection or is there a proprietary device that plugs in?

Also, what was the 'other' kind of BTX module that you don't have? What
are the differences?


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