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             \   QUICK REFERENCE SHEET FOR THE   \
             \  NOVATION APPLE-CAT FIRMWARE ROM  \
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THE FOUR SWITCHES ON THE APPLE CAT
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 \  _   _   _   _  \ [1] UP POSTION IF 212 BOARD INSTALLED; DOWN IF NOT
 \ \_\ \_\ \_\ \_\ \ [2] DEFAULT DIAL MODE: UP = PULSE, DOWN = TOUCH TONE 
 \  1   2   3   4  \ [3] UP = PHONE/SERIAL PORT MODE, DOWN = MODEM MODE  
 \_________________\ [4] PRINTER SPEED: UP = 300 BAUD, DOWN = 1200 BAUD *
* - IF THE EXPANSION MODULE IS NOT INSTALLED, SWITCH POS. DOESN'T MATTER.
KEYBOARD COMMANDS  [    COMMONLY USED STRAIGHT FROM BASIC AFTER IN#2       ]
-----------------  [CHARACTERS IN BRACKETS ARE CTRL CHARS. EX <D> = CHR$(4)]
1. <A> <Q>   BEGIN DIALING              5. <A> <P>   ENTER PHONE MODE
2. <A> <Z>   HANG UP                    6. <A> <1>   SET 110 BAUD
3. <A> <F>   ENTER FULL DUPLEX TERM     7. <A> <2>   SET 1200 BAUD
4. <A> <H>   ENTER HALF DUPLEX TERM     8. <A> <3>   SET 300 BAUD
5. <A> <X>   EXIT TERMINAL MODE         10.<A> <O>   ENTER MODEM MODE
PRINTED COMMANDS [USED TO ISSUE COMMANDS TO THE CAT FROM WITHIN A PROGRAM.]
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1. CTRL-O  CHR$(15)     ENTER PHONE MODE
2. CTRL-P  CHR$(16)     ENTER MODEM MODE
3. CTRL-Z  CHR$(26)     HANG UP PHONE
4. CTRL-Q  CHR$(17)     DIAL PHONE  [EX: ?CHR$(15)"9762727" OR NUMERIC STRING]
5. CTRL-C  CHR$(3)      CASSETTE MOTOR ON -+  \ ONLY IN PHONE MODE & WITH  \
6. CTRL-E  CHR$(5)      CASSETTE MOTOR OFF +- \ EXPANSION MODULE INSTALLED \
7. CTRL-I  CHR$(9)      IGNORE CTRL-CHARS
NOTE: WHEN DIALING OUT, THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS ARE EFFECTIVE:
"R" ENABLES ROTARY/PULSE DIALING        "T" ENABLES TOUCH TONE DIALING
"*" INVOKES A 2-SEC DELAY               "#" SENDS TOUCH TONE "#"
WHILE IN THE BUILT-IN TERMINAL ROUTINE, CTRL-SHIFT-P TOGGLES CASE LOCK. (FOR
OUTPUT ONLY.) THE SAME ROUTINE CONVERTS ALL INCOMING CHARS. TO UPPER CASE
AND YOUR TYPED CHARACTERS AS WELL. IF YOU HAVE LOWER CASE DISPLAY, THIS CAN BE
DISABLED WITH A POKE 1784 + SLOT #,0. THIS MUST BE DONE AFTER PR#(SLOT)
BUT BEFORE YOU HIT CTRL-A.
ALSO, THE FIRMWARE ROM RECOGNIZES & IS CAPABLE OF DOWNLOADING SOFTWARE IN THE
SAME EXACT FASHION & PROTOCOL AS A MICROMODEM WHEN IN THE ABOVE ROUTINE.
RAM MEMORY LOCATIONS USED (DECIMAL/HEXADECIMAL)
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\ROUTINE         FORMULA             \  FLAGS BITS (AT 1912 + SLOT)
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\VIDEO LOW       1144 ($478) + SLOT #\  BIT  DEC.  FUNCTION
\VIDEO HIGH      1272 ($4F8) + SLOT #\   0     0   DIALING IN PROGRESS
\XMTRAM          1400 ($578) + SLOT #\   1     2   KEYBOARD ENABLED
\CR DELAY (10MS) 1528 ($5F8) + SLOT #\   2     4   INPUT ALTS. SCREENED OUT
\FLAGS2          1656 ($678) + SLOT #\   3     8   TERMINAL MODE FLAG
\LOWERCASE ADJ   1784 ($6F8) + SLOT #\   4    16   LINE FEED INSERTION FLAG
\FLAGS           1912 ($788) + SLOT #\   5    32   TOUCH TONE DIALING
\INIT.FLAG       2040 ($7F8) + SLOT #\   6    64   UNUSED (FREE!)
\____________________________________\   7   128   FULL DUPLEX
FLAGS2 BITS (AT 1656 + SLOT)    \ NOTES: THE PHONE MODE SENDS OUTPUT TO THE
----------------------------    \ RS-232 PORT ON THE EXPANSION MODULE, ALLOWING
BIT  DEC.  FUNCTION             \ THE APPLE CAT TO DO DOUBLE DUTY AS A PRINTER
 0    0    PHONE MODE           \ INTERFACE. HOWEVER, YOU CANT USE THE MODEM &
 1    2    CASSETTE RECORDER ON \ SERIAL PORT AT THE SAME TIME. (SERIAL DATA 
                                \ MAY ONLY BE DIRECTED TO ONE DEVICE AT A TIME-
                                \ THE 212 CARD, MODEM, OR PRINTER JACK.)  
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TO PICK UP PHONE, USE THIS FORMAT:
         10 text:home
         20 d$=chr$ (4)
         30 poke -16251 + 16 * 2,0 (2=slot of modem)
         40 print d$;"in#2"
         50 print d$;"pr#2"
         60 print "awaiting call...."
         70 get t$: t = val(t$)
         80 c1 = peek (1656 + 2)
         90 if c1 > 127 then poke 1912 + 2,6: goto (main program)
         100 goto 70
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