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Article #46 (75 is last):
From: ricortes@delphi.com
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.prog.8bit.resource
Subject: RS-232 -> joystick port downloads, part 1
Posted-By: xx004 (aa853 - Craig Lisowski)
Edited-By: xx004 (aa853 - Craig Lisowski)
Date: Mon Sep 19 05:02:03 1994


 How to attach RS-232 devices to a joystick port & download
 software.  A much shorter version the usual.  The 1st thing
 you'll need is a joystick cable.
 
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 The colors should be as follows:
 
 COLOR      PIN #
 WHITE       1
 BLUE        2
 GREEN       3
 BROWN       4
 ORANGE      6
 BLACK       8
 
 Explodo view for connection to FEMALE
 DB-25 i.e. what plugs into the IBM
 25 pin serial cable.
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  :              :      ZENER   \_/
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 This is just a quick and dirty transfer program I wrote.  It uses
 a slightly different cable & will work for getting a real
 telecommunication program to the 8-bit.  It'll transfer any file,
 including binary, BUT ONLY TO THE 8-BIT!
 
 First run this program on your IBM or clone to set the serial
 port speed.
 
 10 OPEN "COM1:300,n,8,1,RS,CS0,DS0" FOR OUTPUT AS #1
 20 CLOSE #1
 
 After running it type SYSTEM & hit RETURN.  You can also run a
 communication program & just try to connect @300 baud.  Every one
 I've tried just exits back to the C: prompt & leaves the serial
 port at 300 baud. Now just run the  Atari program;
 
 RECIEVE.LST
 
 Then copy the program you want to transfer to COM1
 
 COPY BURGERS.OBJ COM1
 
 When the file's finished transfering, just hit any key on the
 Atari to wake it up & save the program.
 


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