Titan Accelerator II+ / Superclock II / Microbuffer II

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I cannot find the manuals for the Titan II/II+ Accelerator, the Superclock II from Westside Electronics, and the Microbuffer II from Practical Peripherals, what I need to know are the various settings of the dip switches on these three interfaces. Thank you in advance.
Karl

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Very challenging manuals to f

Very challenging manuals to find. You might try posting on the comp.sys.apple2 group for more coverage. There is nothing in any of the Apple II manual repositories or on Asimov.

The only thing I could find was a text manual for the Titan IIe but I bet you already have this.

http://www.mandrake.demon.co.uk/Apple/titan.txt

Good luck and please upload to Asimov when you find them.

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manual

Hi

I have a titan accelerator II+ manual (but no card somehow), 1st glance it looks the same as written out in the weblink (provided above). If someone wants to upload it, if it helps...I can email scans quite happily.

cheers, Iain

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Direct from the source

I designed and sold the Superclock II back in the early 80's. It's nice to know there's still someone out there trying to use one! Although if you had an AppleTime (my first clock card for the Apple II, I'd REALLY be impressed!).

Assuming the EPROM hasn't faded out over the last 20 years, you should be able to get it to work (although the battery probably is shot). Here are the functions of the DIP switch:

SET : On (Up) allows clock to be set; Off (Down) disables changing time
ADJ : On (Up) resets seconds to 00
MODE : On (Up) selects ACE (Apple Clock Emulation) mode to allow use with programs written for the Mountain Hardware board

Hope that helps!

P.S. This info also basically holds true for the Proclock from Practical Peripherals which bought the rights from me.

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Titan Accelerator II+

Hi,
thank you for your post. What I search for is the II+ version ( the first version from Saturn if I remeber correctly ). That should not be the one in the link? Did I get something wrong? Please reply.
Yours Karl-Heinz

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Superclock II

Hi Jeff,
I apologize for the long time it took to react. I am happy to read your informations. Yes, Westside Electronics was a good company, and the Superclock II a good piece of hardware for the Apple II. I will try out your hints. Is there a chance for anything like a manual e.g. as PDF file??
Yours Karl-Heinz

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Westside Electronics. . . location?

Was Westside Electronics in Culver City, CA?

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Re: West Side Electronics. . . location?

mutant_pie wrote:

Was Westside Electronics in Culver City, CA?

No, Chatsworth, CA.

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Re: Superclock II

khw wrote:

Hi Jeff,
I apologize for the long time it took to react. I am happy to read your informations. Yes, Westside Electronics was a good company, and the Superclock II a good piece of hardware for the Apple II. I will try out your hints. Is there a chance for anything like a manual e.g. as PDF file??
Yours Karl-Heinz

Per your request:

[url]http://www.applefritter.com/files/Superclock II Manual.pdf[/url]

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Re: Titan Accelerator II+ / Superclock II / Microbuffer II

I have the Microbuffer II manual. I'll send you a scan of the appropriate pages

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Re: Direct from the source

jeffmazur wrote:

I designed and sold the Superclock II back in the early 80's. It's nice to know there's still someone out there trying to use one! Although if you had an AppleTime (my first clock card for the Apple II, I'd REALLY be impressed!).

This is a really old thread (found with the help of Google), but I do have an AppleTime board with accompanying software disk Smile. Unfortunately, I don't have a manual with it.

I acquired a bunch of Apple II boards that AFAIK came from Lobo Drives quite a few years ago, and this was one of them.

Marvin

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Re: Direct from the source

Nice to see the old hands come out of the woodwork. Can we be of assistance in imaging the software disk? I see it is not among the other clock card disks on Asimov.

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Re: Direct from the source

david__schmidt wrote:

Nice to see the old hands come out of the woodwork. Can we be of assistance in imaging the software disk? I see it is not among the other clock card disks on Asimov.

Thanks! I have little knowledge of the Apple computers, so I don't know the procedures/software required to make a disk image. This seems to be a fairly uncommon board, and probably especially so with software. I might add I have not tried to read the disk yet as I become extremely cautious working with older software.

Long winded way of saying sure, I'd love some help with getting the software imaged and archived Smile.

Marvin

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Fantastic. Even though it's uncommon, the preservationists among us (and I speak for a lot of folks when I say this) consider it all the more important to archive it. I'll send you a PM and see if we can work out a mailing arrangement.

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Re: Titan Accelerator II+ / Superclock II / Microbuffer II

Hello

Do you still need the Titan Accelerator manual?

Stefan

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Re: Titan Accelerator II+ / Superclock II / Microbuffer II

Here is the manual for the AppleTime as requested.

APT-1 Manual

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Re: Titan Accelerator II+ / Superclock II / Microbuffer II

Jeff,

Downloaded the manuals you placed here.

Thanks for all the info.

Steven Smile

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Re: Direct from the source

jeffmazur wrote:

P.S. This info also basically holds true for the Proclock from Practical Peripherals which bought the rights from me.

Jeff, I'm trying to build up a ProClock clone from Practical Peripherals.
Do you have the EPROM code for the ProClock? I am in need. Thanks in advance. -Bob

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Re: Titan Accelerator II+ / Superclock II / Microbuffer II

Does anyone here have a Practical Peripherals ProClock card?

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Re: Direct from the source

I guess it's the least I can do Bob since you already have the PCB.
Here is the EPROM image: ProClock EPROM

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Jeff, you're a Rock Star! I can't tell you how much I appreciate that.
I hope you have a great day. You just made mine. Best regards, bbrown

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