Transfer Apple CP/M to MS-DOS

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Transfer Apple CP/M to MS-DOS

Hello. I have many text files created with CP/M on my Apple IIe (with Microsoft Softcard). I have installed a PC Transporter card and I transfer the CP/M files to DOS files (with ADOSXFER.COM CP/M utility), then from DOS to ProDOS, then from ProDOS to MS DOS (with TRANSFER.EXE PCTransporter utility). It’s a long way.
I have read about ADTPro software and I have also a SuperSerial card but I’m not sure if ADTPro can read a text file from an Apple CP/M disk and transfer it to a readable MS-DOS file. Maybe ADTPro can only transfer like a “bit copy

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Re: Transfer Apple CP/M to MS-DOS

JMEA wrote:
Maybe ADTPro can only transfer like a "bit copy".

This is true. ADTPro will give you a digital image of your entire floppy disk. A tool like CiderPress or AppleCommander could then read the contents of that digital image and extract text files.

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Null modem cable pinout diagram

Thanks for your response. I am outside USA and I need to ask a technician build a null modem cable for ADTPro serial connection. But I have found on Internet several pinout diagrams for building the cable and I am confused. Can you show me any link with the correct diagram?

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Re: Null modem cable pinout diagram

JMEA wrote:
But I have found on Internet several pinout diagrams for building the cable and I am confused. Can you show me any link with the correct diagram?

It depends on what you want on both ends. Since you have a Super Serial card, one end is going to be a DB25 male. The other end depends on your modern computer. Most likely it is going to be a DE9 female, which was a fairly standard connector up until a few years ago. Nowadays, you only see USB connectors. So, in addition to the DB25M-DE9F cable, you'll probably need a USB-serial adapter too.

If you take a read here:
http://adtpro.sourceforge.net/connectionsserial.html#Super Serial cabling
you'll see that you don't actually need a null modem at all if you have a super serial card: you can just use a straight-through serial cable, so long as you flip your jumper block to point downwards as in this picture:
http://adtpro.sourceforge.net/images/ss1.jpg

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Re: Null modem cable pinout diagram

david__schmidt wrote:

It depends on what you want on both ends. Since you have a Super Serial card, one end is going to be a DB25 male. The other end depends on your modern computer.

My modern computer have a standard serial port and I don't need a USB-serial adapter.

david__schmidt wrote:
you'll see that you don't actually need a null modem at all if you have a super serial card: you can just use a straight-through serial cable

I see but in any case the technician will ask to me the cable diagram (for a straight-through or a null modem serial cable).

If it's not easy to find the correct diagram perhaps you can say me a cable brand and model that you know is OK and I can buy it on USA. Thanks.

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It's a standard straight-thro

It's a standard straight-through serial cable - I don't even know what the pinout is. Here's an example from a US supplier:
http://www.jameco.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10001&catalogId=10001&productId=109584

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Pinout diagram OK

Hello again, I have used the “Common Null-Modem Connection

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