28876RE: [midatlanticretro] Re: Altair 8800 Web Emulator
- Jan 8, 2013Work from a copy of the abs loader and orig BASIC. It will take 30 minutes to load, so as I have said below, this is not a quick demo.Sent from Windows Mail
I think we are on to something that would be fun for the public, but not risk any real "vintage" stuff" since we would need a MARCH member to actually feed and run the teletype (the real vintage deal).
Let's really think about this and maybe make it a group project for VCF.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, David Gesswein wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 11:34:05AM -0500, B. Degnan wrote:
> > The teletype in the museum was converted to rs232. I don't know if it was
> > also upgraded to a baud faster than 110 8/n/2. It should be possible to
> > punch a tape of BASIC from the web to the modified machine's punch, and
> > then load basic directly from the tape. You'd need an absolute loader in
> > ROM or on tape as well. You could use a switch box to hop over to a glass
> > terminal after the tape loads.
> Its still 110. It was reported that the punch was jamming so if someone
> wants to use is for a demo we should check it out at the next work day.
> I think its only being used as a static exhibit right now.
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