ADA 1600 for Pet?

From: Gary Hildebrand <>
Date: Wed Oct 10 14:38:21 2001

Joe wrote:
> I recently picked up a box called a "ADA 1600 Pet Printer Interface".
> It's a box slightly larger than a pack of cigarettes with two cables
> attached to it. One cable has a Centronics type connector on it and the
> other has a small circuit board with both a male and female 24 position
> card edge connectors on it. Is anyone familar with it or does anyone know
> which model PET it's for?
> Joe

I think that's an IEEE (HP-IB) to centronics adapter box. I remember
the PETS were famous for that IEEE interface for both disk drives and
printers. The same philosophy continued into the VIC and C=64 lines,
but in a modified serial format. Typical Commodore, just enough
different to be a pain . . . .

Gary Hildebrand
Received on Wed Oct 10 2001 - 14:38:21 BST

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