Re: Wordplex 80-3 diskettes
On May 28, 1:13*am, marcusb <amou...@gmail.com> wrote:[color=blue]
> I am just starting the imaging of my 1982 or thereabouts English
> WordPlex 80-3 system and other diskettes.
> According to Imagedisk (from Dave Dunfield) the format is 256 bytes
> per sector and 35 tracks per 5.25 " diskette.
> Can anyone confirm this. *I would hate to do the imaging in the wrong
> Eventually all the diskette images will be posted up to
> I would be interested to hear if anybody has any documentation on the
> WordPlex 80-3 80-4 WPX, google shows up nothing :-( *Some obvious
> questions therefore:
> a) Documentation on original systems
> b) Ways to read the original diskette content on (say) a DOS or
> Windows system
> c) Any Wordplex simulators out there
> d) I think Norsk Data bought Wordplex, what happened to their systems[/color]
if sufficient documentation can be found, then a SIMH simulation can
be written. Assuming the disk controller is i8272 or WD179x-based,
then only the "glue logic" would need to be written.
What does it use for a console? A serial terminal or a video card and