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Offline RobertB

SwiftLink and VIC-1011a clones for sale
« on: June 08, 2015, 07:46:45 AM »
GGLabs provides new goods for your retrocomputing needs.  First, there is the GLink232, a UART cartridge (SwiftLink clone) for the C64 and C128.  Let your computer communicate up to 38400 baud.  Then there is the GLink-LT, user port RS-232 (VIC-1011a clone) for Commodore 8-bit computers, like the VIC-20, C64, and C128.  With the GLink-LT, it is usable up to 2400 baud or can be reconfigured for up to 9600 baud.

     Pricing is

          GLink232 - $45 assembled, $35 kit (check availability)
          GLink-LT - $35 assembled, $25 kit

     For more information, pictures, and contact details, go to

          http://gglabs.us

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Offline psxphill

Re: SwiftLink and VIC-1011a clones for sale
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2015, 12:52:24 PM »
Quote from: RobertB;790787
Then there is the GLink-LT, user port RS-232 (VIC-1011a clone) for Commodore 8-bit computers, like the VIC-20, C64, and C128. With the GLink-LT, it is usable up to 2400 baud or can be reconfigured for up to 9600 baud.

It should also work on the plus 4, as the internal 6551 is hooked up to the appropriate user port pins. Commodore obviously designed the plus 4 user port only for using a vic-1011a making it incompatible with things like "4 port" joystick adapters.
 

Offline RobertB

Re: SwiftLink and VIC-1011a clones for sale
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2015, 04:16:25 AM »
Daniel Mackey has also produced his versions of the devices.  They are the Link232 (SwiftLink clone with speeds up to 38.4K baud) and the ez232 (VIC-1011a clone with speeds up to 2400/9600 baud).  The devices are completely assembled, tested, and then placed in anti-static bags for shipping.

     The pricing is

Link232 - $36.50 + $5.25 (U.S.A) Flat rate priority shipping
ez232 is $30 + $5.25 (U.S.A) Flat rate priority shipping

For more information on the hardware, go to

     http://www.n2dvm.com/blog/2015.html

Contact Daniel at dmackey828(at)gmail.com   He accepts Paypal.

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