200/300 Series (Software)

Picture Perfect Discs for 200 Series
Application Software
Name: Picture Perfect for 200 Series
Associated Hardware: 200 Series
Introduced: 1985
Product Number: 45462B Ver 3.1
Media: 3.5 inch DS/DD
Original Price: Unknown
Division: Personal Software
Donated by: Martin Hepperle, Braunschweig Germany
Teledisk: 2.16


Picture Perfect for Series 200 computers.

Zip file contains 7 discs:

PP_BARLI, Bar/Line Charts,

PP_HORZ, Horizontal Bar Charts,

PP_LINE, Line Charts,

PP_PIE, Pie Charts,

PP_VBAR, Vertical Bar Charts,

PP_SYS_1, System Disc 1,

PP_SYS_2, System Disc 2.

This program is a self-booting Pascal program. To get started, insert System Disc 1 into the left floppy drive and system disc 2 into the right floppy drive, then power up your computer.

This program cannot be run without the hardware protection "dongle" that plugs into the HP-IB port. These dongles can be made using the connector end of an HP-IB cable, 2 diodes and a push button switch. Start by removing the connector end of the HP-IB cable from the cable itself (we used a hacksaw).

Instructions for making the Diagraph dongle:

(1) connect the CATHODE end of diode1 to pin 13 (DIO5) of the 24-pin connector.
(2) connect the CATHODE end of diode2 to pin 4 (DIO4) of the 24-pin connector.
(3) connect the ANODE ends of both diodes together.
(4) connect the ANODES in step 3 to one side of the pushbutton.
(5) connect the remaining side of the PB to pin 10 (SRQ) of the 24-pin connector.

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