[Coco] Drivewire / Coconet ? Is a rs232 pack any faster than the bit banger?

Darren A mechacoco at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 13:51:54 EDT 2010

On 10/23/10, tim lindner  wrote:
> In a tight loop, the CoCo can run the bitbanger port at 115,200 bits per
> second.
> --

Yes, but the CPU needs to be running at 2 Mhz to achieve that speed.
You may be able to get 115,200 bps in the Address Dependant mode on a
CoCo 2 if the code is executed from an EPROM.

The CoCo 1 bit banger is limited to 38,400 bps by the 741C opamp used
for level translation.


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