ICD Multi I/O Board Manual (Rev 5/20/1987) Table of Contents



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Preface

Chapter 1 Introduction to the MIO

General Functions 4
Parallel Port 4
Serial Port 4
RAM 4
SCSI/SASI Interface 4
ROM 5

Chapter 2 General Installation and Power up

130XE Adapter Board 6
Parallel Printer Connections 6
MODEM Connections 7
Serial Printer Connections 7
SCSI/SASI Connections 8
Hard Drive Interface to Controller 9
80 Column Video Interface 10
Power-up Sequence 10

Chapter 3 Software Configuration

Selecting Sub-Menus 12
Drive Configuration 13
    N Drive Number 13
    T Drive Type 13
    S Swap Drives 14
    L Write Lock 14
Printer Configuration 14
    P Pause/Resume 15
    C Clear Spooler 15
    R Repeat Copies 15
    T Set Port Type 15
    S Spooler Size 15
    N Port Number 15
RS-232 Configuration 16
    B Baud Rate 16
    S Stop Bits 16
    P Parity Mode 16
    A Port Assign 16
Save Configuration 16
Using SpartaDOS 17
Using Other DOS Types 17
Using Boot Disks 17

Chapter 4 Setting Up a Hard Disk

Hardware Considerations 18
Controllers not supported with format routines 18
Initialization Sequence if Using SpartaDOS on your hard drive. 18
Initialization Sequence if Using MyDOS on your hard drive. 19
Formatting Your Hard Disk More Complete Details 19
    System Configuration 19
    Device ID 20
    Logical Unit Number 20
    Heads and Cylinders 20
    Format (HDFMTPH.COM) 20
    Partitioning 20
    Directory Build (HDFMTDIR.COM) 21

Chapter 5 MIO Hardware Configuration

Hardware Description 22
ACIA Operation 22
SASI/SCSI Interface 22
Printer Interface 22
Addressing the RAM 26
Checking IRQ Status 26
Accessing the ROM 26
Software Description 27

Chapter 6 RS-232 Handler Functions and Tables

Opening the RS-232 Port 30
Closing the RS-232 Port 31
Input Character or Line From the RS-232 Port 31
Output Character or Line To the RS-232 Port 31
Reading the Port Status 32
Forcing Early Transmission of Output Blocks 33
Controlling Outgoing Lines DTR, RTS, and XMT 33
Setting Baud Rate, Stop Bits, and Ready Checking 34
Setting Translation Modes and Parity 34
Setting Concurrent Mode 35

Appendix A Other ICD Product Offerings

R-TIME 8 Clock Cartridge 36
SpartaDOS Construction Set 36
SpartaDOS X 37
US Doubler with SpartaDOS! 37
US Doubler 14 or US Doubler 58 38
RAMBO XL 38
P:R: Connection 38
Printer Cable 39
MODEM Cable 39
Printer Connection 39

Appendix B Standard Printer & MODEM Cables

Printer Cable Connections 40
MODEM Cable Connections 40
DTE Serial Printer Cable Connections 41
Null MODEM Cable Connections 41

Appendix C Compatibility

TSCOPE by Joe Miller 42

Appendix D Hard Drive Data

Appendix E Possible Errors Using the MIO