Monthly Archives: September 2011

PETdisk mentioned on the Retrocomputing Roundtable!

That’s right, those fine podcasters of the Retrocomputing Roundtable(subscribe here) mentioned the PETdisk in their latest episode (show 16)! I am a fan of this podcast and of the individual podcasts of the hosts (Retrobits, 1mhz and the Classic Computing … Continue reading

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PETdisk firmware upgrade available, now with SD card bootloader!

Hi there, I’ve been working on an update for the PETdisk firmware which includes a bootloader to make future firmware updates simple. Now you will be able to update the firmware directly from the SD card – just copy a … Continue reading

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Serial AVR programmer works with a REAL serial port

It turns out that the serial programmer wasn’t working earlier because I was using it with a USB-Serial adapter, as I feared. However, when I dug out an old Sony laptop with a real serial port, it worked right away. … Continue reading

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Trying to get AVR programmer working

So far, no success in getting this simple DASA programmer to work.. Although I am using a USB-serial converter, which may be a problem. I will try again with a machine that has a true serial port.

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PETdisk, and a simple serial programmer for AVRs

Hi there, Commodore PET enthusiasts out there might be interested in the PETdisk, which is a gadget I put together recently. It is a simple storage device for Commodore PETs which connects directly to the IEEE-488 port, and has a … Continue reading

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