From: Marko Mäkelä (marko.makela_at_hut.fi)
Date: 2002-10-03 13:58:16
On Thu, Oct 03, 2002 at 01:33:15PM +0200, Anders Carlsson wrote: > While we're at the C2N/1530 and like.. on some (all?) models there is an > internal card edge connector. Many years ago I read a user question in a > magazine asking what it was for. The editor said they didn't know, but > might try to find out. Probably it was for internal testing. Does anyone > here know if it has any use (daisy-chaining tape decks? :-) It's not directly suitable for daisy-chaining, but Ward Shrake has written a document "how to make a datasette copying device", which used to be at <URL:http://classicgaming.com/vic20/tech/tapetech.htm>. Luckily, the document is still in the web.archive.org cache at the following lenghty URL: http://web.archive.org/web/20010429170801/http://classicgaming.com/vic20/tech/tapetech.htm One use for rewiring the internal connector would be to record and play back low-level tape images (.TAP files) on physical tapes via my C2N232 device (well, playback requires a firmware upgrade). Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
Archive generated by hypermail 2.1.4.