[Coco] Re: A Lot of questions
Richard E. Crislip
rcrislip at neo.rr.com
Thu May 13 07:50:22 EDT 2004
On 05/13/04, grantkcmo75 wrote:
> Hello everyone. I hope all is going well for everyone. I have
> finally found EBay and purchased a lot of COCO stuff trying to build
> collection. It is fun to get back into the old COCO's. I have some
> questions I hope you can help me with.
> 1. The COCO Fest this weekend I have been debating driving up there
> from Kansas City, but I not sure what it is all about. Will people
> be selling stuff there?
> 2. How do I download program from the internet on my PC and get
> them over to the COCO?
The best way I know of is to download Jeff Vavasour's CoCo emulator. It's
free, he released it to the public domain a couple years ago. It has been
improved by a fellow named John Collyer. But you need to use a Win98 system
because It wants to touch the hardware and the newer versions of Windows
(starting with NT) will not allow that.
> 3. Where can I buy 5 1/4 disk and tapes for the COCO. They are
> very hard to find here.
I have a Shoe box full of 5.25 disk I can bring to the fest if you'll be
> 4. I got a Multi Pak for the COCO's, but it does not work on the
> COCO 3. I remember this issue back in theday, but I do not know if
> it can be fixed.
A PAL chip upgrade is necessary. Mark of Cloud Nine has the chips. He will
on AutoPilot with an Amiga ---o-( )-o--- and a CoCo
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