[Coco] Laptop Conversion for Coco
golgotha at toughguy.net
Wed Feb 2 23:37:50 EST 2005
I must agree with Mark that Jeff's debugger is FANTASTIC - one of my main
reasons for using an emulator, actually :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Marlette" <mark at cloud9tech.com>
To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2005 3:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Coco] Laptop Conversion for Coco
> At 10:26 PM 2/2/2005, you wrote:
> Do the laptop(s) have a PCMCIA port? 68 pin slot a bit larger than the
> size of a credit card.
> Not much of an emulator guy. I have most of them but I spend most of my
> time on the real thing.
> So far none of them are like the real thing...... Some better than others.
> Jeff's debugger is GREAT.
>>I'm looking for some advice from the hardware experts here.
>>I have two old IBM 360CSE laptops with decent hard drives, one running Win
>>3.1 and the other running Win95, and both having floppy access only - no
>>CD drives. I want to be able to make at least one of these into a Coco
>>emulator to take on the road with me. Right now neither can access the
>>internet - no modem nor network card.
>>As a first step in the conversion to an emulated Coco, I'd like to have
>>internet connectivity so I can download emulator files. Is there a
>>network card made for these old laptops? I'm sure there has to be a modem
>>available for slow speed access. Where would I look (eBay?), and what do
>>I look for? I'd prefer a broadband connection via network card, but will
>>settle for a modem if that is the only available option. I do have a
>>fairly bulky interface kit to connect optional equipment to these laptops,
>>but an internal network card or modem would be preferred.
>>Mark, can Cloud 9 get any of these parts, or do this conversion for me?
>>Thanks everyone for the help!
>>-- Steve --
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