[Coco] Survey of Coco realtime clock users
afra at aurigae.demon.co.uk
Sat Dec 1 00:49:36 EST 2007
Robert Gault wrote:
> I'd like to get an idea of how many people have some type of realtime
> clock installed in a Coco system. Don't bother replying regards emulators.
> Indicate what chip you have and where it is installed. My reason for
> asking, besides curiosity, is to find out how many users are subject to
> battery wear out and clock failure.
> For example, I have a Smartwatch DS1216 (sold at one time by Tandy)
> installed in my RS-232 pak instead of the ROM. Just had to replace the
Don't have a realtime clock in any of my CoCos/Dragons but when I saw
this thread, I was reminded of a page I found recently whilst playing
with one of my old IBM PS/2 machines, that details replacing the
batteries for some of those Dalas modules. The page can be found here :-
Hope that's usefull :)
Phill Harvey-Smith, Programmer, Hardware hacker, and general eccentric !
"You can twist perceptions, but reality won't budge" -- Rush.
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