Re: PET II questions (P500, B128, B256)

From: Nicolas Welte (
Date: 2001-12-10 12:37:45

Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Nicolas Welte wrote:
> > I might have a PET2001 with BASIC 1.0, but I'm not sure. I remember there was
> > an easy check with the startup message, which either started with ### or ***.
> > Which is which? I could also check the ROM chips, of course.
> According to VICE, BASIC 2.0 is ###, and BASIC 1.0 is ***.  To add some
> confusion, also BASIC 4.0 is ***, but the message includes the version
> number.

So I probably have BASIC 2.0 installed. But I'll check it again, and I also
have a dead 2001 board, which might have the BASIC 1.0 ROMs. For this machine
your device should be especially useful, because the disk routines are said
to be broken.


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