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Nuts & Volts Magazine (September 2016)

Vintage Computing — Simple Hardware Interfaces for Your Mentor’s Friend

By Dane Weston    View In Digital Edition  

In previous articles, we introduced the Mentor’s Friend: a Propeller-based retro computer. Most of the projects in these initial articles focused on the fundamentals (with emphasis on “fun”) of Color BASIC which is the software “operating system” inside the Amigo retro computer. This time, we’ll venture outside Color BASIC to interface with a couple of simple hardware circuits.


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Figure 5 in the print and digital issues did not show the component values for R1 and R2. They are shown here along with the original figure.





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