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Albert

Member Since 23 Jan 2001
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In Topic: Hardware recommendations to run 8-bit BBS on Internet

Today, 6:05 PM

Here's what I have: 

  • Atari 800XL, 130XE and 1200XL computers
  • 1050 drives (unmodified)
  • At least one Indus GT
  • XEP80
  • SIDE2 cart
  • Commodore 1702 monitors

That's it in terms of relevance to this discussion.  I just looked at Compact Flash cards and see you can get them in sizes that are somewhat ridiculous for an Atari 8-bit computer.  I read through the SIDE2 manual and it recommends using a 2GB card.  Is there an upper limit?  I'd need to buy some CF cards. 

 

What are the advantages of the Ultimate 1 MB versus the SIDE2?  It seems there is quite a bit of overlap in their features. 

 

Thanks,

 

 ..Al


In Topic: L.E.M. Lunar Excursion Module

Yesterday, 12:41 PM

I will be posting information soon.  :)


In Topic: Carina II, RoboWar II

Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:57 PM

Very cool, I look forward to seeing this running.  I'd also love to get this running myself at some point.  I have lots of Atari 8-bit hardware, but will need some additional pieces to get it connected to the internet, I'm sure.  

 

Jerry Horanoff is still around, I've spoken with him recently.  

 

 ..Al


In Topic: Carina 1.0 BBS

Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:54 PM

I wonder how many copies of Carina 1.0 were sold.  Thinking about it more, I probably did run Carina 1.0 for a bit before switching over to Carina II.  Still unlikely I have the manual, though.  It would be nice if someone could come up with a copy!

 

 ..Al


In Topic: Carina 1.0 BBS

Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:34 PM

I asked Jerry Horanoff (Carina's author) if he had a copy of the manual, and he doesn't believe he does.  Just curious, why do you want to use the original Carina versus Carina II? 

 

 ..Al