Re: Cassetteport on a C64?

From: Marko Mäkelä (
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:>.  Luckily, the
document is still in the cache at the following lenghty URL:

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).


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