Need NEC APC manuals

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Fri Feb 25 16:14:52 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Tom Jennings wrote:

> On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> > I once used my APC to dump a bunch of source code from some 8" CP/M disks
> > over the serial port using PIP. I remember I had to do something special
> > to setup the COMM port to do this. I've tried messing with STAT to assign
> > the AXO: port (equivalent to PTP: on most CP/M versions) but nothing I do
> > works. When I do pip axo:=b:filename.txt it reads the file and then locks
> > up. I can't break or anything to interrupt it. Nothing comes over the
> > serial port on my PC end and I don't see any lights blinking on my
> > breakout box.
> Have you tried simply jumpering everything to everything? Meaning,
> drive all the inputs (RTS/CTS, CD, DSR, etc as appropriate) from
> one side's DTR and see if it goes?

Yep. In fact, I thought this would really fix things, but I'm pretty sure
there's a configuration setting of some sort that needs to be changed to
enable this to work. The last time I made this work was about 4 years ago
and there's been a lot of booze and weed in the interim.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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