any Apollo fans out yonder?
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 07:57:47 CDT 2008
Simon Fryer wrote:
> On 10/09/2008, Jason T <silent700 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 11:07 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
>> <rescue at hawkmountain.net> wrote:
>>> I would love to find a DN3XX. Wouldn't mind a 3500 either.
>> I just picked up a Domain 3500. Sadly no keyboard, which I believe is
>> proprietary (?) 3W3 video, too, but that one I can figure out.
> Use a serial terminal on the serial port. :)
Hmm, I can't remember if that works. I have a feeling that Domain won't boot
without a proper Domain keyboard, at least on the 4xx series machines - maybe
the earlier systems are more forgiving.
It would probably be beneficial to the world at large if someone were to
reverse-engineer the Domain keyboard protocol and come up with a PIC-based
solution that would allow the use of a PC keyboard; Apollo systems seem at
least ten times more available than the Domain keyboards that should go with
>> Is DomainOS unobtainable?
> No. A few people (me included) have install media for some of the
> machines. I have install tapes for later machines.
Mine were kindly sent by a list member, so there's at least another set
floating around, too.
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