RL01/RL02 emulator needed -- (was Many thanks to Glen's Vintage Computer Info)

Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Sat Apr 7 13:24:13 CDT 2018

On 04/07/2018 02:09 PM, Alan Frisbie via cctalk wrote:
> jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu (Noel Chiappa) wrote:
>> Err, which RLV11/RLV12 emulators are you seeing? I know of several RL02
>> emulators - Reinhard Heuberger's, and another I can't immediately 
>> find my
>> saved info on - (and one crazy project that turned a real RL02 into a 
>> USB
>> device :-), but you still need an RLV11/12 controller.
> The only ones I can find now are the ones you mention.   Yes, I too 
> can't find
> my notes on the second one, whatever it is/was.   I was *sure* that 
> someone
> had made a Qbus emulator that used SD cards, but I simply can't find 
> any mention
> of it now.
> Right now, it looks like Reinhard Heuberger's board is the best bet.   
> I haven't
> checked with him yet to see if boards or kits are still available.   
> If I could
> find a working TDL-12 I would jump on it in an instant.   All the 
> older ones
> (Dilog, etc.) appear to use ST-506 type drives, which introduces its 
> own set of
> problems.

If anybody has one or two of these aftermarket RL disk emulators that
use ST-506's they want to get rid of I would love to have a couple. I still
have ST-506's and would love to try these out as I have never seen one
in use.


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