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Re: firmware version V52 now available

Hi, I've flashed the VGA version. Everything went ok.

The new speed is fantastic.

Big thanks to Vince and Garry for their work bringing this to use.

Michael
by hal2710
May Sun 19, 2013 1:48 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: firmware version V52 now available
Replies: 15
Views: 34545

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Hi Vince,

CTRL-F6 has fixed my backspace problems.

Thanks again, Mick

PS what version of mbasic do you recommend please ?
by hal2710
Jan Sun 08, 2012 6:11 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 91865

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

It works !!! I did an "elchucko" mod on the 10uf capacitors, I'm thinking of getting new ones and mounting sideways. I have got the machine to the A12 Auto-load stage and get the A> every time I reset the machine. I have used the new FORMAT - Version 0.1 and have loaded the games.dsk to dr...
by hal2710
Jan Sat 07, 2012 6:06 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 91865

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Hi Vince,

My kit has arrived ok. Seems it got alittle lost at my local sorting office.

Looking forwards to the build. I'm thinking of doing the capacitor mod to avoid elchucko's catch.


Thanks and Happy New year to all.


Mick
by hal2710
Jan Wed 04, 2012 5:26 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 91865

Re: Hardware - Expansion port etc.

I have been really interested in this thread. Maybe Vince has already done some ground work for use with his Multi I/O board for the Replica 1 To quote Vince :- "The multi I/O board is an all-in-one solution that gives the user 2 8 bit bi-directional ports with 4 handshaking lines, a true RS232...
by hal2710
Nov Thu 03, 2011 4:28 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Hardware - Expansion port etc.
Replies: 15
Views: 26601

Re: Hardware - Expansion port etc.

@galaga "How about a nice game of Chess ?"

This would be so cool, I would love it if I could get it to "Speak"

"I'm afraid I can't let you do that.....Mick"

LOL
by hal2710
Oct Tue 25, 2011 11:03 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Hardware - Expansion port etc.
Replies: 15
Views: 26601

Re: Final prototype of the 88-DSK RAM board testing

Looks like I'm going to have to tell the wife this is an "Early" (cough) Xmas present.

Order placed aswell and Firmware 5.1 Whoot
by hal2710
Oct Fri 14, 2011 10:20 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Final prototype of the 88-DSK RAM board testing
Replies: 12
Views: 20997

Re: Paper Tape Reader

Now thats my kind of fun....

Anyone got a copy of Basic on papertape ?

I'd love to get this working :-)
by hal2710
Oct Mon 10, 2011 12:44 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Paper Tape Reader
Replies: 2
Views: 4804

Re: Final prototype of the 88-DSK RAM board testing

galaga wrote: :P I thought I was the only one :P


+1
by hal2710
Sep Mon 19, 2011 10:17 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Final prototype of the 88-DSK RAM board testing
Replies: 12
Views: 20997

Re: Tech notice on ATMEGA8515 @ 20mhz

On Rich Cini's Altair32 tested at 2.04Mhz, this test completes in 3:35. I ran this test when I first got my Altair 8800 Micro, running Terminal 4.14 and 5.0 CPU firmware (not sure if this was a beta/pre-release, but SN 113 turned up with this installed) and the speed was around 4 minutes. Just ran ...
by hal2710
May Thu 19, 2011 10:55 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Tech notice on ATMEGA8515 @ 20mhz
Replies: 6
Views: 15943

Re: CP/M?

Hi Vince,

I'm loving this thread...............

As requested have a go at this please :-

http://www.retroarchive.org/cpm/games/zork123_80.zip

Lost most of my youth to gaming and this is where it began for me !


Mick

PS Put me down for one of these Addon Boards. Cash Waiting :D
by hal2710
May Sun 15, 2011 3:12 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: CP/M?
Replies: 30
Views: 39937

Re: Minor bug with bootloader, please read

Hi Vince,

Just wondering how you're getting on with the new firmware update ?


Mick
by hal2710
Feb Mon 07, 2011 1:28 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Minor bug with bootloader, please read
Replies: 2
Views: 3777

Re: R3PLAY Show UK

Wow doesn't time fly... Sorry for the slow reply or should that be r3ply ? I dragged our clan there on the Sunday. Great venue with a really large show floor. There were so many old video arcade machines there for me it was just like the old arcades I used to "live in" in my youth. All the...
by hal2710
Feb Wed 02, 2011 2:10 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: R3PLAY Show UK
Replies: 3
Views: 7036

Re: Terminal firmware V4 fixes CTRL F1 downloading

Hi Vince,

Yup..........you are correct, DAMNED "Windows"; The file name was "ATERMV4.BIN.TXT" :oops:

Firmware update done. :roll:


Thanks for advice.

Mick

(Now testing previous "Program Loading Problems")
by hal2710
Nov Sun 21, 2010 2:18 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Terminal firmware V4 fixes CTRL F1 downloading
Replies: 8
Views: 9907

Re: Terminal firmware V4 fixes CTRL F1 downloading

Hi, I can't seem to get the firmware to flash. It just keeps saying "Flashing firmware failed." I start the Altair and load 8kbas.bin then lift RUN/STOP, press CTRL+F3 and at the prompt type ATERMV4.BIN The file is on the memory card and I load all my other programs etc..... What am I doin...
by hal2710
Nov Sun 21, 2010 11:16 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Terminal firmware V4 fixes CTRL F1 downloading
Replies: 8
Views: 9907
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