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#51 sparkdrummer OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:11 PM

I think it's on the wht. If not I can upload a disk when I get home. You need a myarc 128/512 card with the proper EPROM on it and a super cart. I'm hoping you have these things because I'd love to what a man with your talents could do with Xbii. Not much was ever really done to my knowledge.

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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:38 PM

I have been running Myarc XB 2.12 for a while with PC99 (fromCaDD) running it under DOSEMU in Linux. Works a  treat,

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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:41 PM

I guess the Myarc Memory Expansion is not compatible with SAMS?


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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:01 PM

I think it's on the wht. If not I can upload a disk when I get home. You need a myarc 128/512 card with the proper EPROM on it and a super cart. Not much was ever really done to my knowledge.

 
I did look for it at Whtech. I hoped it'd be something as "simple" as a cartridge, but apparently not. The specs sound almost too good to be true, - and you do need some gear there. And as you say, I suspect nothing much was ever done with it.
 

I'm hoping you have these things because I'd love to what a man with your talents could do with Xbii.

 
Thanks. I think I was merely curious, but who knows. The thing is, when you know Assembly, it quickly becomes like carrying coals to Newcastle ( ~ gå over åen efter vand ).

 

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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:08 PM

...we sometimes say: to bring along a beer into the pub :)

 

(Man geht ja auch nicht mit ´nem Bier in die Kneipe)



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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:33 PM

I use xbii fairly often to run some utility stuff and basic games. It's much faster than xb. I sometimes wish I had the smarts to program but that dog don't hunt. There are a couple impressive demos that were written around the time of its release but that's all I really know of.

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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:37 PM

Hmmm ... seems as we don't have the Myarc XB as a cartridge for MAME/MESS. However, the MEXP-1 is emulated, also with DSR.



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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:41 PM

myarc XBII is a disk program, it requires supercart space ram (cartridge port) and a myarc memory card or a foundation with the myarc roms.. The files are attached thanks to Tony Knerr 

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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:07 PM

I found a manual about the MYARC Extended Basic II system that talks about the MEXP-1 PEB card, a floppy disk, and a cartridge (also showing a photograph on the cover). Was there an original configuration with a proper cartridge? Are the XBII1/2... files (in the ARK file) cartridge dumps?

 

I unpacked the archive to a DSK image.

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Posted Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:09 PM

This reminds me I still want to know to what capacity XB III from Asgard utilized the AMS? 

 

My AMS board came with a vaguely saying that Asgard XB III is what you to go with your AMS board. 

The XB3 Supplemental Manual on whtech so "Other peripherals that can be utilzied include:  Extended memory cards (AMS, AEMS, etc..) ... " 

 

Nothing however in the XB 3 details indicates any actually support. Was it transparent/automatic? or was it just all of that bundled software in the cart packages, such as the menu item 'OPA MM'  ??? 

 

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Posted Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:39 AM

MYARC Extended Basic II (XBII) demos.

 

Please excuse the lousy video quality.

 

https://youtu.be/_pSMy6o7xxU



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Posted Sat Oct 1, 2016 2:23 AM

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Posted Sun Oct 2, 2016 4:44 AM

triple like :) (y) :)

 

 

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Posted Sun Oct 2, 2016 7:03 AM

YN_01_07.pdf


Typo, Subroutines. 3rd paragraph 1st really long line asve should be save. :)

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Posted Sun Oct 2, 2016 9:28 AM

This is a great magazine and makes me want to get a dot matrix printer and print it out.



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Posted Sun Oct 2, 2016 1:18 PM

Schmitzi - I was wondering if anybody would notice the AA logo on the back page. That area was where we placed the address labels to mail the VAST News to members and Users Groups that traded newsletters. You will see different images there in the upcoming YN issues.

 

Sinphaltimus - typo - damn.

 

Arnuphis - Thanks!



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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 12:21 PM

Great newsletter! I am brand new to the TI-99 scene and I am strongly considering buying one to check out, play with, and perhaps learn how to program. I have gleaned many facts from your newsletter, but I was curious if there is a resource that I could be pointed to strictly for newbies to the TI? Like an "all-encompassing FAQ" like the Atari 8-bits have? Sifting through the forums has been fun, but I guess I was also looking for a "go-to reference" if one exists. Thanks again for putting this newsletter out!

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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 12:28 PM

Great newsletter! I am brand new to the TI-99 scene and I am strongly considering buying one to check out, play with, and perhaps learn how to program. I have gleaned many facts from your newsletter, but I was curious if there is a resource that I could be pointed to strictly for newbies to the TI? Like an "all-encompassing FAQ" like the Atari 8-bits have? Sifting through the forums has been fun, but I guess I was also looking for a "go-to reference" if one exists. Thanks again for putting this newsletter out!


Best thing I think, get the classic 99 emulator, read the extended basic book and give it a whirl.

Classic99-
http://www.harmlessl...earch=Classic99

Xb manual - ftp://ftp.whtech.com/programming/Extended%2520Basic/XB_Man_linked.pdf

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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 12:55 PM

I would start here:

ftp://ftp.whtech.com

However, there are many ti-99/4a sites out there that serve ti'ers.

Be prepared to be amazed to what people are doing with this computer.

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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 5:50 PM

Thanks for the suggestions, guys.  The FTP site seems a bit daunting.  We'll see what I can uncover, however.  ;)



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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 6:10 PM

If you go to the first page of the wht ftp site and scroll down a bit you'll see ti-faq. Click there and you can get into a text file that contains quite a few tips on things ti.

Do a google search for ti-99/4a mainbyte. The mainbyte site is another good one for General ti info.

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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 6:25 PM

If you go to the first page of the wht ftp site and scroll down a bit you'll see ti-faq. Click there and you can get into a text file that contains quite a few tips on things ti.

Do a google search for ti-99/4a mainbyte. The mainbyte site is another good one for General ti info.

 

Thank you, sir!!!  :)



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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 6:46 PM

You can also go to the Hexbus site, they have a huge number of TI books you can read, from the Beginning Beginner all the way to the most advanced programming topics.



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Posted Mon Oct 3, 2016 6:58 PM

Good call Ksarul!




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