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5413Re: [midatlanticretro] Altair 680 Basic - loading without papertape

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  • B Degnan
    May 2, 2007
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      Dan,
      Do I need the extra memory, or will the bank I have now be OK to load BASIC?
      Bill


      > Bill,
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      > After we talked about running Basic on the 680 back at TCF, I looked up
      > the info that Grant Stockly sent. Here's the message(below) that Grant
      > posted on the Altair group a while ago about loading Basic into the
      > Altair 680 without using cassette or papertape. He has the complete
      > papertape converted into a textfile. He already emailed me a copy. The
      > instructions and this is are on my webpage
      > <http://ragooman.home.comcast.net/computers_altair680.html>. Once I get
      > done putting the new sockets into mine I'm going to try this too.
      >
      > =Dan
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      > >Is there any writeup anywhere on using hyperterm as a papertape reader
      > >-- I haven't seen that done before. Is there any hardware modifications
      > >needed ? What steps do I follow to get the Monitor to recognize this ?
      >
      > You type "L" at the monitor prompt to load from paper tape. Then you
      > select "Send a Text file" from the transfer menu and select a paper tape
      > image. I'll e-mail you two paper tape images.
      >
      > Grant
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