PC to 1541 Extended AND Multitasking Adapter
Both XE1541 AND XM1541 in same Adapter
This is the only adapter in the market that provides both XE1541 AND XM1541 cable connectivity. Select XM1541 or XE1541 with a simple jumper setting. Use your existing commodore serial cable and save money!!!
The components are soldered to a PCB, creating a High Quality and Super Reliable Adapter.
The XE1541 extended cable is a serial cable that connects Commodore machines or drives to the PC parallel port. Once connected, you can start executing disk access operations from your PC, like reading a file from a commodore diskette to your PC, copying a whole commodore diskette image to your PC, copying a D64 image from your PC to a commodore diskette, formating a commodore diskette, etc. You will use your actual 1541/1541-II/1571/1581 disk drive.
It is a substitute for the X1541 cable and it has been designed to work in all modes (SPP, PS/2, EPP/ECP) of all parallel ports on almost all PC motherboards.
It works with DOS.
The XE1541 extended cable is compatible with the following software:
* Star Commander
The XM1541 multitasking cable is a serial cable that connects Commodore machines or drives to the PC parallel port. You can transfer programs and disk images between a commodore floppy drive and a PC using several free software available.
It works with multitasking Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating Systems (and also with DOS).
The XM1541 multitasking cable is compatible with the following software:
* Star Commander
The XM1541 multitasking cable is the Best Compromise when you need Commodore to modern PC connectivity because:
* It works with most parallel ports
* It is supported by most software currently being developed
* The software, that support it, run on a wide range of operating systems
Each cable is extensively tested in our XCable Laboratory
Buyer needs to provide a standard commodore serial cable. The existing commodore cable can be used.
The CD-R iso image or ZIP file containing cbm4win, gui4cbm4win, cbm4linux, and star commander can be downloaded from http://www.vintagecomputercables.com/downloads.html. The included software are freeware, but some of them requiere a registration on their websites.