This weekend's haul

From: Doug Spence <>
Date: Mon Jun 9 16:39:25 1997

On Sat, 31 May 1997, Sam Ismail wrote:

> On Tue, 27 May 1997, Doug Spence wrote:
> > I found out that there is a monitor built into the machine, too (press
> > Control-OpenApple-Reset) but apart from dumping memory eight bytes at a
> > time and the ability to change the values stored in bytes, I can't figure
> > out if the monitor can do anything. Some of the hardware is very Apple
> The monitor does a lot. Try typing L and hitting return and you will get
> a disassembly. You can specify an address first, like F800L to start
> disassembly at $F800.

Actually this doesn't work.

The ///'s monitor isn't identical to the ]['s monitor. That's why I was

> > I took the machine apart, too, and I found a place for a battery on the
> > motherboard, with no battery or battery cover in it. Does the /// have a
> > system clock?
> Yes.

Do you know what kind of battery it's supposed to take? (And why they put
it in such an inaccessible place on the motherboard?)

> > Can the /// emulate a ][?
> Yes it can, but you need the emulation system disk.

Cool! Not that I need another ][, I just think it's good that they
allowed this kind of functionality. Though I suppose, in a way, they felt
they had to.

> Sam
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Doug Spence
Received on Mon Jun 09 1997 - 16:39:25 BST

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