Build Your Own Universal Computer Interface (Paperback)
by Bruce A. Chubb
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I only have the first edition and it goes into detail explaining the
requirements for making a universal interface for use with trs 80 1-4,
trs coco, apple 2 (2e & 2+ and 2gs), c64 & c128, vic-20,
heathkit/trionyx h-8s and of course - pc,xt,at,system2 model 30 and
He explains things well.
Transactor Magazine occasionally had articles about this. An archive is
I have a great book from the early 80s simply called "Robotics" by Usborne
that included plans for a robot that you can control from a VIC20/C64 or or
BBC Micro. I *think* this is the same book, but since it's a revised
edition they probably "updated" the computer interfacing to PCs.
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Also, the staple "Robot Builder's Bonanza", has a very short section on
using a C64, and the principles in the book apply to most computers.
Try Mapping the Commodore 64 if that's the computer you are using.
for the Commodore 64 programmer's reference guide.
The only books you'll ever need on the topic.
On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 17:58:52 -0400, "Andrew Schwartz"
"I like to be organised. A place for everything. And everything all over the
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