The WiFi232 Internet Modem is here and available in limited quantities.
The WiFi232 Internet Modem features:
- Standard DB25 female RS-232C connector (DCE).
- Supports 300 to 115200 baud.
- Emulation of a Hayes modem, using standard (and non-standard) Hayes “AT” commands.
- Storage of settings and 10 speed dial addresses in flash memory.
- Accepts inbound connections on customizable TCP port (produces “RING” response).
- Automatically responds with a customizable busy message when already in a call.
- Supports Commodore PET “MCTerm” character set translation (requires custom cable, interface).
- Hardware and software flow control supported (one direction only– retro PC can pause incoming data).
- Hardware flow control is RTS or DTR selectable with solder jumpers.
- DTR + DCD and DTR + DSR loopback solder jumpers (RS-232C side only).
- Over-the-air firmware updates.
- Telnet negotiation support.
- Built-in web server, MDNS support, and WiFi access point for easy configuration.
- Powered by a USB mini jack or solder terminals for your own power source.
- A PDF manual.
The WiFi232 Internet Modem lacks:
- Support is lacking for DCD (data carrier detect) and RI (ring indicator).
- No password protection of web server configuration (but can be disabled completely).
Price & Shipping:
Available as a kit ($30) or fully assembled ($45). USPS First Class shipping to USA is $3 tracked (non-insured). USPS First Class International everywhere else for $15 tracked (non-insured). Payments via PayPal. Order below.
Kits include a bare board with all loose parts for you to assemble yourself. All parts are through-hole EXCEPT two SMD parts (a USB mini jack and a SOT-223 voltage regulator).
Limited supply of assembled units available now and shipping in 1 week! Limit one per customer please. Kits available again soon.
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The list of verified, compatible computers:
- Atari Portfolio (with serial interface and 9 to 25 pin serial adapter)
- Tandy TRS-80 Model 102 (with 25 pin gender changer)
- Apple IIgs (with mini DIN to 25 pin serial cable)
- Atari 800XL (with Atari 850 serial interface and appropriate cable)
- Amiga 2000
- Amiga 1200
- Macintosh SE
- Macintosh SE/30