From: Groepaz (groepaz_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2004-01-15 18:23:24
On Thursday 15 January 2004 17:15, Anders Carlsson wrote: > On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Groepaz wrote: > > i understand correctly that the general idea is to find some standard > > type of cable that can be used to connect two c64s via the joystick > > port? maybe look at some other serial standards then too (rs422 or > > sth, used in the macintrash world). > > Given the relative limited number of enthusiast Commodore users around > the world, I can't see what is wrong with requiring them to build or > _modify_ an existing cable, something like > > "Get yourself a standard null-modem cable, but make sure to cut the > following lines, as they will damage your computer if connected:" > > Since there might be a difference in wiring on ready-made serial cables > anyway, I think telling the user to hack your own cable sounds just as > good as trying to find a ready-made cable exactly matching the specs. > > (of course, if you are a Commodore hater, maybe you don't mind > connecting +5V between two machines and see which dies first ;-) just for curiousity.... here is a doc i made some time ago when playing with rs232 myself: http://rr.c64.org/silversurfer/html/RS232_Cable.txt.htm gpz Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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