help needed installing USB to Serial Cable for ADTPro
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Mon Mar 13 17:22:03 CDT 2017
Bingo! Thanks man!
On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 4:19 PM, Adrian Graham via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 12/03/2017 20:57, "Joe Giliberti via cctalk" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>> The bootstrapping option is grayed out in ADT so I can't do that. I
>> don't have access to my usual tools for the next few days, so I can't
>> loop the pins
> I've replied on FB but for completeness and historical recording I'll put it
> here too. Granted the PC currently in use is a 32bit XP machine so I could
> make sure everything was working on a real 16550 UART before going over to
> the USB adapter but I'll try a win 7 64bit machine when I get the chance.
> My adapter is a clone one with the CH340 chipset used and abused on arduino
> clones so I already had the driver package, it was discovered as COM4.
> Fire up ADTPro via the .bat file, go to serial setup to make sure COM4 is
> selected along with '//c with imagewriter cable' then plug in the //c and
> boot to the ] prompt followed by:
> On the PC go to 'bootstrapping -> ProDOS -> speediboot' and hit OK...up she
> I've just seen a message from David Schmidt, if anyone knows why yours
> doesn't work he will given that he wrote ADTPro in the first place :)
>> On Sun, Mar 12, 2017 at 5:28 AM, Adrian Graham via cctalk
>> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>>> On 12/03/2017 01:52, "Joe Giliberti via cctalk" <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>>>> Not great news :(
>>>> The computer recognized the serial port on COM5 and ADTPro says that
>>>> it is connected. I am using the null modem cable from RetroFloppy for
>>>> the //c and the Radioshack cable with the Prolific chipset (I switched
>>>> over to this one because I thought this problem was caused by the
>>>> other cable.) I set the working directory in ADT where the DSK files
>>>> are and set the baud rate in Windows, ADT on the PC and ADT on the //c
>>>> all to 19200. When I boot up the //c, I select (R)ecieve, punch in the
>>>> filename, hit enter and...Host Timeout.
>>>> Any idea what might not be working now?
>>>> I really appreciate everyone's help
>>> You can check if the PC is talking to the //c by doing a bare metal
>>> speediboot - this will check the comms are working:
>>> Can you do a lookback test on the USB adapter by looping pins 2&3 then using
>>> PuTTY to talk to itself?
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