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10502PC/ Sio2PC-USB


10502PC/ Sio2PC-USB

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10502PC/ Sio2PC-USB / Sio2pc USB is my newest device fo every Atari 8bit.

 

Device works in two modes::

  • Sio2PC-USB -connects the ATARI SIO port to PC/MAC computer equipped with a USB PORT, so PC acts as floppy disk drive for ATARI
  • 10502PC - connects the Atari disk drive to PC computer equipped with a USB PORT, so PCcan read / backup orginal 5.25" floppies.

 

Requirments 

  • PC with a free USB port (works on other platforms like MAC/LINUX)
  • Any 8bit ATARI with a free SIO PORT
     


SIO2PC-USB mode manual: 

  • download and install ASPEQT from http://sourceforge.net/projects/aspeqt/
  • connect SIO2PC to PC; Windows shall install drivers automatically
  • in DEVICE MANAGER, please enable VCP (virtual com port)

       

 

  • Make sure the new installed COM PORT number is from 1 to 4.  (CLICK HERE for a short manual)
  • Start ASPEQT --> TOOLS --> OPTIONS: select a proper COM number and CTS MODE --> SAVE
  • Press button START SIO PERIPHERAL EMULATION in the ASPEQT window (blue plug icon at bottom right)
  • Power ON ATARI with Sio2PC-USB connected and ATR/XEX file loaded in SLOT 1 

 

PS for all ULTIMATES USERS: You can easily reach the highest speed possible selecting HIASS`s patched OS ( POKEY divisor=0)

 

10502PC mode manual: 

  • download KAFAR software (still in development) and extract to Your hard drive

 

 

  • Before starting KAFAR software,  close any ASPEQT process runnning in background
  • Run KAFAR software  (Windows 10 - RUN AS ADMIN)
  • You shall see screen as follows:

 

 

  • 10502PC device was set in proper mode 
  • Close the program and go back to KAFAR folder; new file - INI  was created.

 

 

  • Edit ini file with notepad; change CommandInverted string value from 0 to 1

    

  • Connect 1050 to your ATARI disk drive
  • Power on floppy disk drive, Insert floppy disk and put handle down
  • START KAFAR 

 

  • If your disk drive is set to D1 number, press 1 on keybaord to read from this drive.
  • Program will prompt about name and location of new ATR file.

 


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1. KAFAR SOFTWARE cannot detect my disk drive

Yes, it is early beta version. Disiable all software running in background and try again.