[Coco] [Color Computer] What's this?

theother_bob theother_bob at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 27 15:17:00 EDT 2006

----- Original Message ----
From: Stephen Castello <zootzoot at cfl.rr.com>
To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 27, 2006 1:01:45 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] [Color Computer] What's this?

On Sun, 27 Aug 2006 10:57:50 +0000, mccomber <doug.mccomber at gmail.com>
had a flock of green cheek conures squawk out:

>> Anyone familiar with this device and what it does?
>> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260025516264

> The hires joystick adapter for the coco3 and os9l2.  It connects to
> one joystick port and the cassette port.  It allows a joystick to have
> the resolution to point to all the pixels on a hires screen.

Just want to clarify a few things about it...
It is not limited to the CoCo3 nor os9. It works on any CoCo. It also works
under Basic with an appropriate ML subroutine. It extends the joystick range
by tenfold in both directions, to 640 x 640. Every CoConut should have one!

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