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What is the best BASIC Pocket Computer
11-23-2019, 07:43 PM
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RE: What is the best BASIC Pocket Computer
(11-23-2019 07:22 PM)ijabbott Wrote:  
(07-06-2019 03:50 PM)Dave Britten Wrote:  I still can't get my FA-3 cassette interface to work, though. It sounds like it's saving just fine, but the computer acts like it doesn't hear anything when attempting to load.

I trust you've tried the obvious stuff such as adjusting the volume?

I've got an FA-1 and an FA-2 working with an old, 1980s "computer compatible" cassette recorder. I've changed the belt and cleaned the heads. The audio still sounds bloody awful, but seems good enough for loading and saving Casio tapes. (The next challenge will be ZX Spectrum fast loaders when or if my "ZX Spectrum Next" finally shows up.)

I suppose I now need an FX-700P to use with the FA-2, and so it continues....

I suspect it was a volume thing. I got a Tandy Computer Cassette Recorder at VCFMW and it works great.
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