|PIL Box - communication with an external HP71B |
Message #1 Posted by Roland Storz on 10 Aug 2010, 4:08 a.m.
since a couples of years I did use the ISA HPIL board, however, since I was trying to switch to PIL Box I have to admit I’m somehow lost (frankly speaking I do not feel like an HPIL expert).
I do hope somebody could briefly describe his procedure how to exchange files from the Emu71 HDRIVE1 to a real HP71B and backwards?
My “simple” environment looks as follows:
Emu71 (latest version), PIL Box (via COM2), ILPer (via COM2), real HP71B
FTDI driver installed (driver setup OK), ILCtrl shows Device ID (1): HP71, ILper shows my “hdrive1.dat” in Mass Storage LIF file: (nothing else, no error message)
In the past I used the following procedure, which worked perfectly:
- communication with an external HP-71B
To exchange program and data files with an external HP-71B, just make it a device by typing
CONTROL OFF on the HP-71B. Then do RESTORE IO on Emu71.
You can now copy files between Emu71 and HP-71B.
Emu71 to HP-71B:
do 'COPY :LOOP' on the HP-71B
do 'COPY file TO :HP71' on Emu71
HP-71B to Emu71:
do 'COPY file TO :LOOP' on the HP-71B
do 'COPY :HP71' on Emu71
I would be very grateful for any help,
Many thanks in advance,