Connecting SIMH to teletype via USB

J. David Bryan jdbryan at
Fri Sep 13 23:09:29 CDT 2019

On Friday, September 13, 2019 at 18:31, Charles via cctalk wrote:

> I'm using a slightly older SIMH and user's guide (3.8 something). This
> SIMH will not allow Set Console Serial, apparently 

Serial support is not present in versions prior to 4.0.

On Friday, September 13, 2019 at 20:56, Charles via cctalk wrote:

> I just downloaded the latest version 4 from GitHub and sure enough it
> does accept SET CONSOLE SERIAL. Now I just have to figure out the port
> name since it doesn't like COM4:

Enter the port name without the colon (i.e., "COM4" and not "COM4:").  
You'll need to include the optional port configuration, which defaults to 
9600 baud if omitted.

You can verify the valid host port names with a SHOW SERIAL command.

                                      -- Dave

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