[Coco] Created Audio Cable

John E. Malmberg wb8tyw at qsl.net
Sun Oct 25 22:09:00 EDT 2020

On 10/25/2020 7:05 PM, Alex Evans wrote:
> As for recorders, your experience is very different from mine. I have
> encountered relatively few portable tape recorders that did not have a
> remote jack. I believe that even my mini disk recorder (which is
> buried around here somewhere) has one. As for coco use case, it was
> always convenient to press play and let the CoCo start the tape when
> ready (kinda the same reason why Commodore had their dedicated
> cassette drives). Of course , if you are using it with a solution that
> doesn't support one, you don't need it, but it still seems incomplete.
> Incidentally the cassette cable for the TI-99/4A supported two
> cassette decks. One with a remote and one without.

There is a problem here to be solved, possibly by different means for 
different devices.

A PC/tablet appears to be able to detect a switch on the microphone on 
my ear-buds.

So there may be a way to have the motor relay on a COCO to signal 
software on those platforms.

wb8tyw at qsl.net

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