KIM-1 User Notes


KIM user notes was a publication about the KIM-1, slowly evolving to other 6502 systems like SYM-1 and AIM 65.
After issue 17 it merged with Compute!
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          KIM-1 / 6502 USER NOTES INDEX BY SUBJECT VOLUME 1(Issues 1 till 6)

APPLICATIONS FOR KIM             GENERAL INFORMATION
Application suggestions   1        Correction To Memory Map -------- 2
Calculator--Interface     4        Defective 6502 chips------------- 3
            Interface     6        Discussion of Memory Allocation - 5
          --T.I.5050      5        DISPLAY (on board)
Chess Clock Program       4           red filter for-----------------5
CONTROLLING                      Use of------------------------------1,5
 --- Function Generator   1        EXPANSION OF SYSTEM
 --- Light Intensity      4           KIMSI--------------------------4
 --- Motor Speed          4           MEMORY
 --- Touch tone encoder   1            Adding memory to KIM-1--------5
Degree Dispatch Computer  5            Diagnostic------------------- 2,5
Frequency Counter         3            Expansion---------------------4,3
                                  OSI Memory-------------------------3
GAMES                             Using SD Sales 4K RAM Board        3
  Bagels----------------- 5       Hardware tips
  Battleship--------------6          Packaging KIM-1 --------------- 6,3
  Horserace-------------- 3          Power Supply for KIM ---------- 4
  Hunt the Wampus-------- 2          Red Filter for Display----------5
  Jotto------------------ 5       INTERVAL TIMERS :
  Kimmaze---------------- 4          The Other Timer-----------------2
  Microchess------------- 3          and cassette                    2
  Mastermind------------- 5          Use Of--------------------------5,5
  Moon Lander-----------1,3       MIKIM------------------------------5
HEDEX Program             1       OPERATION TIPS
MATH TEST Program         4          Using "SST"---------------------2
Mini-l Loran-c            6          Using "ST" to start programs----4
MUSIC:KlugeHarp     3,2,6,6       Page 1 Programming Problems--------6
Real Time Clock        4, 5       Packaging your KIM-1---------------3
Square wave generator     5       Power Supply-----------------------4
Stopwatch Program         2       Presetting 00f1, 00F2              4
Telephone Dialer        4,4         System Architecture              3
                                  Packaging your KIM-1---------------3
CASSETTE PROBLEMS/SUGGESTIONS     Presetting 00f1, 00F2              4
Certification of tape     6       System Architecture                3
Copying Cassette tape     3       TABLES for KIM-1
Fast tape problems        6          Interval Timer Table------------3
Hypertape               2,6           Relative Branch table----------2
Interval timer/cassette   1          OP Code table-------------------4
Notes on cassette         6       Techniques
PLL set program           5          Mnemonic Improvement------------41
PROBLEMS with Cassette    3          "Pseudo" BIT Data---------------41
Software control of tape         Top Down Programming                4
  reading                 4      Modifications/ IMPROVEMENTS
Speed up                  4         Crystal Stabilization------------5
Supertape                 2         Factory Mods. -------------------4
Supertape improvement     4         6502 Register Monitor Apparatus  4
Tape Certifying           6         74Ls145 ------------------------ 3,4
Tape Dupe                 4      6502 Microprocessor Board-----------6
Using Cassette            6         POWER ON RESET CIRCUIT           3
Varification of Data      4         NOTES FROM THE FACTORY           5
Vutape                    2      

                         INDEX Issue 13
                                                                     
SOFTWARE FEATURE                                                         1
     KIM Hexpawn (your KIM can learn to win)        Robert C. Leedon

6502 OP CODES (arranged logically for easy look up) Jim Butterfield      6

CASSETTE INTERFACE STUFF                                                 7
     Tape Verify II                                 Dr. Barry Tepperman
     Radio Tape Feedback                            Daniel Gardner
     Reliability Hint                               John Watney
     Help Relay Package Fixit                       Mike Firth
     Tape File Recovery Routine                     Loel Swank
     KIM Software On Cassette

LANGUAGE LAB                                                             10
     Focal
          I/O Mods                                  Editor
          1Functions                                 Editor

     3Basic
          I/O Mods                                  Marvin De Jong
          A Basic Question                          Editor
          Basic Timing & Comments                   F. E. Kempisty
          KIM Basic Hint                            Micro-Z Company
          Basic Renumber Program                    Harvey Herman

     Tiny Basic
          Two Tiny Basic Mods                       Michael Day
          Ramblings About T.B.                      Lew Edwards

     Forth
          Forth Comments & Example                  John P. Oliver

     Assemblers
          Two Pass Patch To Aresco Assembler        John Eaton
          Mods To MSS Assembler                     Richard M. Bender

DESSIGN CORNER                                                           16
     A 6522 I/O Board

KIM-4 BUS PINOUT                                                         18

VIDEO & GRAPHICS                                                         19
     Video Displays                                 Editor
     Comments On "Visible Memory"                   Lew Edwards
     TVT-6 Adventure                                Dennis Chaput
     TVT-6 RAM Expansion                            Michael Allen
     Polymorphics Video Board Mods                  Editor

DEBUG                                                                    21
     Slow Stepper IV                                Lew Edwards

LETTERS & COMMENTS                                                       22

SOFTWARE LIBRARY
     Multi-Mode Adder                               Jim Butterfield
     Pseudo-Random Number Generator                 H. T. Gordon
     ASCII Dump Program                             Jim Zuber
     Keyboard Debounce Routine                      Thomas J. Rubens
     Sound Effects Program                          Bob Carlson
     Melodies For The Music Box                     Douglas Lyon
     "Do Loops" For KIM                             Dave Skillman

INTERFACE                                                                26
     Camera Speed Tester                            Mike Firth
     Low-Cost Modem Possibility                     Editor
     RPN Calculator Chip Interface                  Editor
     Power-On Reset                                 George Hawkins
     The Outside World Connection                   Editor
     More On The Opto-Isolator                      Dwight Egbert

NEW PRODUCTS                                                             28
     Video Driver Package
     Price Decrease On Jolt Boards
     A 8080 Simulator For The 6502
     Eprom Programmer



                         INDEX Issue 14

INDEX
EDITORIAL
SOFTWARE FEATURES                                                         1
     KIM BANNER PROGRAM                             JIM ZUBER
     6KIM DISASSEMBLER
     CHECK-OUT                                      ROBERT LARRABEE


LANGUAGE LAB                                                             12
     BASIC
          MOD AND PROGRAMMING HINT                  HEINZ JOACHIM SCHILLING
          OUTPUT PAGING MOD                         DICK GRABOWSKY
          RENUMBER ADDENDUM AND SOME MODS           HARVEY HERMAN
          AUTOMATIC LINE NUMBER ENTRY MOD           SEAN MCKENNA
          A NEW COMMAND                             DICK GRABOWSKY
          PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT
          'USR' FUNCTION INFO                       C. KINGSTON
     FOCAL
     TINY BASIC
     FORTH
     XPL0


SYM SECTION                                                              18
     ACCESSING THE SYM DISPLAYS                     A.M. MACKAY
     SYM NOTES & KIM-4 COMPATIBILITY                C. KINGSTON
     WUMPUS & MUSIC BOX MODS                        JIM ADAMS


AIM SECTION                                                              19
     MANUAL CORRECTIONS                             JODY NELIS


VIDEO & TVT-6                                                            23
     POLYMORPHICS VIDEO/KIM INTERFACE               MIKE FIRTH
     TVT-6 NOTES & RAM EXPANSION                    MILAN MERHAR
     INTERFACING TO THE TVT II                      JOHN M. RENSBERGER

CASSETTE STUFF                                                           25
     MAKE A SHORT CASSETTE                          TED BEACH
     CASSETTE DIRECTORY PRINTOUT PROGRAM            CHRIS MCCORMACK

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