[coco]using direct connect modem
Boisy G. Pitre
boisy at boisypitre.com
Sun Aug 28 21:05:30 EDT 2005
I distinctly remember hooking two CoCos together with two DCM paks
and a phone line cable. Yes, it can be done, and yes, it works (at
300 baud, of course).
On Aug 28, 2005, at 7:36 PM, RJRTTY at aol.com wrote:
> coco friends,
> I need to know about the direct connect modem. Specifically
> I want to know the speed capabillities of that modem and if they
> can be
> used to connect and pass data between two coco's using a phone
> extension cable. Would I have to provide a voltage similiar to a
> standard phone line or do they need that. If it can be done, what
> kind of terminal software would be best to use.
> Now I KNOW what you're thinking. Just use the bit banger
> or RS-232 carts. I want to use the direct connect modem pack so
> I can eventually connect them using radio transcievers.
> Now I KNOW what you're thinking. Just us the RS-232 with
> a couple of blue tooth modules. I prefer to use the original
> and software that was made for the coco.
> I just thought this would be a fun project when I get some
> spare time.
> I was even thinking of linking the modems accoustically with some home
> brew audio gear like an amplified microphone and speaker. Sorta have
> them "sing" to each other. :)
> you may start laughing at me now.....
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