Altair32 Emulator "Easter Egg" idea

Cameron Kaiser spectre at floodgap.com
Fri Mar 4 13:46:17 CST 2005


> > > That machine also had a very nice Calcomp plotter.  I miss plotters.
> >
> > I thik one of the old HP plotters would "sing" a song using the motors,
> > given the proper power up sequence.
> 
> I have a program that plays "Daisy" on the Commodore 1541 disk drive(!)
> Miraculous.

It does it by knocking the drive heads around. I have a DriveComposer archive
that will let you compose arbitrary music for the 1541 (imagine a whole
chorus of them ... ) ... couldn't be good for alignment, though.

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