[Coco] More Stupid Cassette Port Tricks
johnadonaldson at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 4 21:57:24 EST 2008
I remember computer magizines including a plastic record that you hooked
your record player to your cassette port, play the record and load in
Diego Barizo wrote:
> I seem to remember reading about a radio show that broadcasted
> programs. Listeners where supposed to tape the show, and then play it
> back to the computer.
> I believe I read this in www.old-computers.com....
> Yes, just checked it.
> Joel Ewy wrote:
>> This one may be pushing the idea too far, but if it can be made to work
>> over a phone line, what about using one of those low-power FM
>> transmitter kits like this:
>> to broadcast CoCo cassette WAV files for 8-bit WiFi? Yes, it's silly,
>> but how cool would it be to have a small program constantly re-broadcast
>> on a tape loop, and hook an FM receiver up to the CoCo's cassette
>> port. Turn it on and pick up a program off the airwaves. I have no
>> idea if
>> the frequency response and fidelity of these cheap transmitter kits
>> would make it workable in practice, but the idea is tantylizing.
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