Modern methods of saving BASIC programs

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Re: Modern methods of saving BASIC programs

Post by chequered flag » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:28 pm

If "modern" means "for sale now" then the operating system or firmware of DivMMC is esxDOS. It does not work with 128K Basic.

http://www.esxdos.org/index.html

The hardware in DivMMC does not work with Interface 1. So you cannot have DivMMC with Microdrive or vDrive (or ZX NET for those network games).


Here are some more modern DivMMCs.

https://www.bytedelight.com/?product_cat=divmmc-enjoy

https://www.8bits4ever.net/zxspectrum
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Re: Modern methods of saving BASIC programs

Post by Seven.FFF » Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:49 pm

DivMMC works fine with the 128K BASIC in the +3e ROMS, doesn’t it? That’s what you’d usually get if you wanted to use the two together.
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Re: Modern methods of saving BASIC programs

Post by cha05e90 » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:51 am

...but the +3e-ROMS aren't operable in a 128k toastrack model? Or are they?
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Re: Modern methods of saving BASIC programs

Post by 1024MAK » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:30 pm

cha05e90 wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:51 am
...but the +3e-ROMS aren't operable in a 128k toastrack model? Or are they?
16K/48K/+ machines use a single 16K byte ROM chip
128K/+2 (gray) machines use a single 32K byte ROM chip
+2A/+2B/+3/+3B machines use two 32K byte ROM chips (the extra ROM contains the disk drive operating system).

The +3e ROMs are a very much improved version of the +2A/+2B/+3/+3B ROMs.

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