[Coco] Drivewire with RS232 pak

Gene Heskett gheskett at shentel.net
Sun Oct 28 20:12:00 EDT 2018

On Sunday 28 October 2018 20:03:46 RETRO Innovations wrote:

> On 10/28/2018 5:11 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Sunday 28 October 2018 15:50:36 rietveld rietveld wrote:
> >> Is there a way to use the RS232 pak with DW instead of the bit
> >> banger port?
> >
> > It would take a new chip in a newly designed pack to match what DW
> > does. And even then, something like a 16550 needs an i/o space 16
> > bytes wide.
> CoCoLINK is compatible with the RS232 Pak and it goes at 230Kbps, on
> all CoCo units.  It uses the 6551 ACIA, just like the RS232 Pak.

With all its warts? Thats quite an accomplishment, Jim. Web page showing 
it? price?

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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