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7.9 morse

morse is a demo program. It uses the drive LED to output a text in morse code. morse works with 1541, 1570 or 1571 drives. A 1581 drive is not supported.

For Linux, morse is not installed automatically. You have to compile it yourself (found in demo/morse/) if you want to use it. For Windows, it is part of the binary distribution.

morse usage

Synopsis: morse [device]

The optional parameter device is the device number of the drive which should flash its LED. If not specified, morse utilizes drive 8.

morse Examples

Morse the text "SOS", "HELLO" and "YOU" (in this order) on drive 9.


cbmctrl lock
morse 9
cbmctrl command 9 U3:HELLO
cbmctrl command 9 U3:YOU
cbmctrl unlock


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