[Coco] Serial Data Transfer between PC and CoCo
Bert & Peggy Schneider
bertnpeggy at comcast.net
Thu May 25 22:45:00 EDT 2006
Thanks for the advice. The problem I have is that I need to get a copy
of a decent CoCo terminal program on an RSDOS formatted disk, so I can
load it up on my CoCo. If I get a copy of terminal software on my PC -
I can't transfer it. I don't know why I can't get Omniflop to work.
If you know where I can get terminal software on a CoCo disk, let me
Bert (I was known as OS9Bert back in my CoCo days - I had a column in
the MOTD OS-9 Users Group Newsletter)
From: coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com [mailto:coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com]
On Behalf Of Robert Gault
Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2006 8:00 AM
To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
Subject: Re: [Coco] Serial Data Transfer between PC and CoCo
Bert & Peggy Schneider wrote:
> While I can type characters and have them show up on either side
> indicates that I have communications) - I'm not sure what kind of file
> transfer protocol the RS-232 ROM PAK has.
You don't want to use the software built into the RS-232 pack. There
should be a copy of Ultimaterm on RTSI. If you can't find it, let me
know and I'll send you a copy. That is a good terminal package for Disk
> Looks like Hyperterminal has
> XModem, YModem, ZModem, and Kermit protocols. I may have to get some
> more sophisticated terminal software for the CocO - but I need it on
> native CoCo RSDOS formatted CoCo disk, since for some reason, I'm not
> able to get OmniFlop to work (and yes, I do have a desktop computer
> a built-in floppy drive).
Ultimaterm and Hyperterminal both using x-modem is acceptable but not
perfect. Coco to PC is great but PC to Coco hangs with large files.
When I get the registration code for OmniFlop, I'll be able to test it
and may be able to help you using it.
> Any help would be appreciated!
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