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22400Re: [midatlanticretro] Scanned OSI Manuals Available

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  • Systems Glitch
    Aug 19, 2011
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      Excellent! I'm not in a huge hurry. I have plenty to work on with the Challenger III. Your modifications will definitely be helpful in getting started, though. I eventually want to have an ADTPro-workalike for the OSI, or at least the serial-based systems (that's all I have available at this time). Time to dust off the 6502 ASM I picked up through the KIM-1!

      For those interested, I stopped by Goldbond, VA and picked up more OSI manuals from Burgess MacNeal over the weekend. He's the original owner of one of my two OSI Challenger III systems (George Massenburg is the other), and he gave me another pile of manuals as big as the first. This one contained a manual for the CA-10X/550 board, a 16-ACIA serial board. That will be extremely helpful in getting something written for disk imaging! Here's the manual for the board:



      On Fri, 19 Aug 2011 11:28:54 -0400
      David Gesswein <djg@...> wrote:

      > Here is the files for the OSI stuff. Unless your in a hurry you may not
      > want to do much with them since some cleanup and comments would make your
      > life easier. That won't happen before at least next weekend.
      > http://www.pdp8online.com/misc/osidump.zip
      > Here's what I remember. Won't have time this weekend to actuall try it
      > to make sure the zipped files actually are working.
      > rawdump.asm is the dumping program. I use a65 assembler and osilod to
      > make hte hex file for loading into the OSI via the monitor. The serial
      > output from the program is captured to a file. I have a program I use to
      > do that which isn't included. I can if needed. The process_image script
      > then process the output to generate an image file and then extract the
      > files.
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