Building the KLyball 600D

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waltermixxx
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Re: Building the KLyball 600D

Post by waltermixxx » Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:20 pm

here is a picture of the modification:
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Turning into quite an OSI Junkie (HTFDTH?) Superboard II REV B-40K, 9600b, HC-05 Bluetooth, Superboard II Rev D, C4P rebuild- 502, 542c, 540B. :)

Jeff
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Re: Building the KLyball 600D

Post by Jeff » Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:58 pm

That is nice and clean. Perhaps Grant will add a jumper block to the next batch of boards.

/Jeff
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waltermixxx
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Re: Building the KLyball 600D

Post by waltermixxx » Sun Apr 14, 2019 8:00 pm

So here is an interesting fact, (I'm sure most of you "dyed in the wool" OSI fans already know this, but if you Poke 55296,1 to get the 48 character column mode, do you know it will also double your 9600 baud serial speed to 19200? :) I'm sure most of you knew that, but incase you did not. :)

Steve Gray was at my place yesterday along with Josh Bensadon, and we were messing around with the REV. D. and Steve mentioned he was going to have a look at the CEGMON code and see about adding the Poke and the 48 character screen initialization routine to the start up of the OSI boot up process for the REV.D. I'm hoping he will it would be cool to be able to start up the OSI in 48 character mode. :)

Also using the poke 55296,1 is not reset proof, unless you left pin 1 of U72. if you do lift the pin, then only a power off will bring it back to 24 characters. :) does anyone have the link to the routine that needs to be run in order to fix the 48 character screen so there is no big space in the middle?
Turning into quite an OSI Junkie (HTFDTH?) Superboard II REV B-40K, 9600b, HC-05 Bluetooth, Superboard II Rev D, C4P rebuild- 502, 542c, 540B. :)

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