I use those two more than all the others combined. The following links contain a list of the enhanced instructions and documentation for each instruction. I have also fixed the floppy disk rotation speed which was emulated a little fast. This is hard to understand, because abandoning the substantial library of Model I compatible software would have made no sense for Radio Shack. I have also updated the documentation and added the.
That means there are programs here written by my brother and I back in the 1980's. Send at least one e-mail telling me what you thought of the emulators. Software There was very little software available for the Color Computer in its first year. These programs are mainly here for my own gratification. Other modes can work, but have their own drawbacks.
This site on the system is owned by. There are likly to be bugs undocumented features and functions may change in future releases. The original Color Computer now often referred to as the Color Computer 1 , made its last appearance in the 1984 Radio Shack catalog. Contact: bradgrier at cox dot net. Note: To use the virtual floppy drives you will have to insert the disk cartridge into the selected slot and reboot. The plotter attachment also provides program loading, data storage and retrieval through a cassette interface. If you want anything marked with that label, let me know, and I'll try to get it done.
I've got a Linux box now, but couldn't find a 6809 assembler for it. This page has been accessed times since May 25, 1999 These pages are best viewed at 800x600 or above. See the links page for download information. Mocha will pick the best control scheme when possible. There were only nine Program Paks listed in the first catalog, including Quasar Commander catalog number 26-3051 , Football catalog number 26-3053 , Chess catalog number 26-3050 , and Bingo Math catalog number 26-3150.
Can work with disks or cassettes. Since it attaches to any color television set, it can easily be used anywhere for home, personal, or educational uses. Check the for all the currently supported features. All contents copyright © 1993-2001 , all rights reserved. Audio is an ongoing experiment. An example is seen to the right.
With physical dimension which seem like a disadvantage, the software and additional features make up for it. Brought to you by The Original Gamer Stevie Strow. When it's finished, who knows? These were rubber keys, similar to those used on some calculators. We sold a few games under the name Sandhill Colorsoft. Above, you see the print-out magnified about 8X. Very few features, but small enough to be keyed in by hand.
Just enter the filename, and choose the file type and encoding from a menu. We approve newly submitted descriptions every day and you will find that it will not take long for your description to appear in this space. Looks like there's nothing left but thumbnails. Even though the 6809 in the Color Computer ran at only 0. Your only obligations are to inform me of any problems you have running the emulators. This version is still a work in progress.
The Motorola 6809 was a highly regarded processor with many design features that were more in line with a 16-bit microprocessor. The moment they are approved we approve submissions twice a day. It's still pretty primitive, but works. If you have any copy protected disks or original cassette tape programs please e-mail me with information about them so that they can be converted to virtual form and be preserved and enjoyed by all. But if you use that to write relocatable code, be sure to turn off optimizations. Thanks Downloading: You may download the complete emulators to experience the 1980's again without cost. The F4 key brings up the Multi-Pak screen and then you can then insert up to 4 cartridges and select them using the Multi-Pak select switch just like a real Multi-Pak.
In addition to games and educational software, Radio Shack sold productivity software for the Color Computer in Program Pak, cassette, and disk versions. Written in 6809 assembly code. . All of these improvements impose a high penalty - power consumption. Handles machine-code programs up to 16K in size. Reports errors on a graphical screen map showing which bits failed in which 4K pages; as well as on a list of the most recent errors, showing the exact address, data written, and data read back.
If you downloaded that and have not yet deleted it, you may prefer to rather than downloading the new version. Some people even preferred them to the more common full-travel keyboards. Some games use mouse tracking for direct control. Some of the titles included the database Color File catalog number 26-3103 , the spreadsheet Spectaculator catalog number 26-3104 , and the word processor catalog number 26-3105. Copyright 2009-2019 by Steve Bjork, All Rights Reserved. The documentation should answer most question about the emulator's functions. So I began writing the new emulator.