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Introducing the Commodore 128 Personal Computer

In English
Publisher: Commodore Electronics Limited
1985

Table of Contents
 
THE COMMODORE 128 PERSONAL COMPUTER 1
About The Commodore 128 Manuals1
 
THE THREE C128 OPERATING MODES 2
C128 MODE2
C64 MODE2
CP/M MODE3
40 AND 80 COLUMN DISPLAYS3
 
UNPACKING THE COMMODORE 128 PERSONAL COMPUTER 4
A LOOK AT THE COMMODORE 1285
 
KEYBOARD NOTES 6
 
DOCUMENTATION AND DISKS 8
Introductury Guide8
System Guide8
The CP/M Systems Disk8
 
SETTING UP THE EQUIPMENT 8
Connecting a composite monitor9
Connecting an RGBI monitor10
Connecting a dual monitor10
Connecting a Television Set11
Connecting to a Serial Socket11
 
SWITCHING ON 12
 
TROUBLE-SHOOTING CHART 14
 
PERIPHERALS 16
Disk Drives17
Printer17
Modem17
Datassette Recorder18
Joysticks/Mouse18
Chaining Disk Drives and Printers19
Checking the Connections19
 
THE THREE OPERATING MODES 20
C128 MODE21
To Enter C128 Mode When Switchin On The Computer
21
Switching Between 40 And 80 Columns in C128 Mode
22
The Function Keys
23
Leaving C128 Mode
23
C64 MODE24
Leaving C64 Mode
25
CP/M MODE25
To Enter CP/M Mode When Switching On The Computer
25
Entering CP/M Mode From C128 Mode
27
Switching Between 40 And 80 Columns In CP/M Mode
27
Leaving CP/M Mode
27
MODE SWITCHING CHART28
 
LOADING AND RUNNING SOFTWARE 29
DISK29
Inserting a Disk Into The Disk Drive
31
Formatting a Disk
32
Saving And Loading Your Own Programs
32
CARTRIDGE34
CASSETTE35
Loading And Running CP/M Software36



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