Acorn Tube™ Software and Resources
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The Tube is a hardware and software protocol designed by Acorn to allow a second
(client or parasite) processor to communicate with a main (host) processor.
It can easily be adapted to use any communication channel between two processors.
6502
6502/6512
65816
65816
6809
6309/6809
6812
6812
Z80
Z80
80x86
80x86
PDP11
PDP11
32016
32000
68000
68000
ARM
ARM
Matchbox
Matchbox
PiTube
PiTube
BBC
BBC
M128
M128
Spectrum
Spectrum
Serial
Serial
CoProFS
CoProFS
System disks
Acorn CPM
Acorn CP/M
BBC Flex
6809 Flex
PanOS
Acorn PanOS
ARM
Acorn ARM
Evaluation System
Springboard
Springboard


Casper
Documentation
004.pdf  Tube Application Note (004 text only).
Protocol  Tube protocol summary
DocErrors  Errors in the standard Tube documentation
MemAddrs  Memory addressing across different processors
Entries  High memory entry points - MOS and Tube entries
Circuits  Circuit diagrams
Coding
OswFF.src OswFFv2.src  Source for OSWORD &FF data transfer code
OswFF OswFFv2  OSWORD &FF data transfer code
TubeUtil.ssd TubeUtil.zip  Tube utilities
MergeROMs  Join seperate byte-wide ROM images into a single
binary image.

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Last update: 15-Nov-2016