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  1. Can you please scan the documentation, scan the...

    Can you please scan the documentation, scan the envelope (unless it's just plain), photograph the ROMs and dump them?
    That is all :-)
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    OK I've learnt something hear. For me Kermit is...

    OK I've learnt something hear. For me Kermit is just a file another transfer protocol in the manner of XMODEM, YMODEM and ZMODEM than you can select in your terminal program for a file transfer.
    I...
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    I would be gathering some more data points by...

    I would be gathering some more data points by seeing what happens if you try a different protocol like YMODEM or ZMODEM.
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    Zterm supports Kermit...

    Zterm supports Kermit https://www.dalverson.com/zterm/ but does MS-DOS have a way to simply dump the contents of memory to the screen which is a function supported on many older microcomputers in...
  5. A custom version of the Sorcerer Computer User...

    A custom version of the Sorcerer Computer User Australia SCUAMON64 Power on Monitor ROM for 64 column Sorcerers is known to exist (undumped) and is configured to autoboot a CCS controller.
    When that...
  6. BTW that is Snuci's site:...

    BTW that is Snuci's site: http://www.vcfed.org/forum/member.php?27772-snuci
    Maybe send him a PM?
  7. There were two versions of the 4854 -...

    There were two versions of the 4854 - unfortunately the attached excerpt from the Sorcerer Computer Users Australia Newsletter Volume 86 December 1986 does not mention if there is a way to tell them...
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    If you do want to add RS232 to either your Mac or...

    If you do want to add RS232 to either your Mac or PC at some point this is an example of the adapter I would recommend.
    https://www.adafruit.com/product/18
    It seems like it might come in handy for...
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    OK. That's some good information. If it's some...

    OK. That's some good information. If it's some random ancient adapter and not specific to a Mac there may be no support in the OS for it. If there was you support would see it in About this Mac/USB...
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    Can you provide more info on this hookup? A...

    Can you provide more info on this hookup? A photo?
    Since Mac have not had series ports in a long time you must be using a USB to serial adapter?
    Have installed the drivers?
    Does it show up in...
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    Can you try the techniques described below to...

    Can you try the techniques described below to dump to a floppy?
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    I also trying to get these ROMs for MAME and...

    I also trying to get these ROMs for MAME and others. Will the this technique get the ROM contents for both the Z80 and Intel side - ie all the firmware?
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    This text based one suited my learning style and...

    This text based one suited my learning style and is the first one suggested on the official KiCad site.
    http://docs.kicad-pcb.org/5.1.4/en/getting_started_in_kicad/getting_started_in_kicad.html...
  14. Micropolis also had their own DOS called,...

    Micropolis also had their own DOS called, unsurprisingly, MDOS - so that might be another possibility.
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    Just popping this photo in for future reference...

    Just popping this photo in for future reference of the serial number label nameplate sticker on a 77 track Floppy Disk Subsystem FDS drive.
    Of the two 77 track drives I have seen in Australia both...
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    OK. The 77 track unit I have here on loan (with...

    OK. The 77 track unit I have here on loan (with the broken bezel that I am searching for a replacement for :() says it is DP6400-2

    I converted your .hfe to a .dsk using samdisk and did a scan:

    ...
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    Interesting. This price list claims the DP-6400...

    Interesting. This price list claims the DP-6400 is 77 track.
    http://www.bitsavers.org/pdf/exidy/brochures/Exidy_Price_List_May1980.pdf
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    Who was displaying the Sorcerer running Kilopede?

    Who was displaying the Sorcerer running Kilopede?
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    Al I have the controller board here from the...

    Al I have the controller board here from the Exidy FDS Floppy Disk Subsystem DP-6400 single drive stand-alone unit that does not need the S-100 Expansion Unit.

    My board has the same FAB code as...
  20. WTB Micropolis 1015 100TPI floppy disk drive

    Most common source would be CBM8050 dual disk drive (although other brands were also used).
    This is for repair of an Exidy FDS.
  21. Thanks for providing this international...

    Thanks for providing this international perspective and for including images that reveal how visitors to the event are responding to the machines rather than just shots of the hardware itself.
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    This seems like a forgotten chapter in the...

    This seems like a forgotten chapter in the history of magnetic data storage - have not come across it any books that deal with the topic.
    Is there are a generic name for this form factor/approach to...
  23. The presence of the source code for a 16 sector...

    The presence of the source code for a 16 sector Micropolis BIOS on one of the disks imaged does not mean that is what has been assembled and is actually running on the system tracks of these Vista...
  24. Kryoflux team are never going to do that. Do you...

    Kryoflux team are never going to do that.
    Do you mean write the image back to a soft-sectored disk with the same geometry as the hard-sector disk and try and boot it on a Sorcerer with some...
  25. Kryoflux team have offered this definition: ...

    Kryoflux team have offered this definition:


    diskdef exidy
    seclen 512
    tracks 50
    sectrk 8
    blocksize 1024
    maxdir 64
    skew 0
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