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You will see a program called REXMGR.BA is now installed.  You can run that program any time to enter REX Manager, to load and run all the different ROMs you wish, and to allow you to manage your RAM backups.
 
You will see a program called REXMGR.BA is now installed.  You can run that program any time to enter REX Manager, to load and run all the different ROMs you wish, and to allow you to manage your RAM backups.
  
I recommend NADSbox, LaddieCon/WindowsXP, LaddieCon/Windows2000, Desklink/Win98(or previous) as the best TPDD devices for use with REX Manager, since REX Manager uses only TPDD protocol to load and save image data.
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To load files to/from REX, you MUST have a way of hosting files REX can access over the serial (RS232) port.
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To host files for transfer to REX via REX Manager alternatives include
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* [[NADSBox]], [[LaddieCon]] for Windows XP, 2000, Vista, Windows 7,
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* [[DLPlus]] for Linux/OSX/BSD, [[Desklink]] for Win98 or DOS or
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* [[DLPilot]] for PalmOS 3.x era devices
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as the best [[TPDD]] devices for use with REX Manager.

Revision as of 19:31, 1 July 2009

Quickstart Instructions

Hi! Thanks for buying a REX! Here's how to get going quickly--

1) follow the hardware installation steps... REX Hardware Installation

2) power on your laptop, enter BASIC, and type

 CALL63012

and, at the prompt, decline to start REX Manager. You will be returned to MENU. Now, enter BASIC again, and type

 CALL63012

and, voila, TS-DOS is now active in your Model T, courtesy of Club100 and REX.

Download all the verified working ROM images for use with your REX here....REX Validated OPTROM Images for M100/T102


You will see a program called REXMGR.BA is now installed. You can run that program any time to enter REX Manager, to load and run all the different ROMs you wish, and to allow you to manage your RAM backups.

To load files to/from REX, you MUST have a way of hosting files REX can access over the serial (RS232) port.

To host files for transfer to REX via REX Manager alternatives include

as the best TPDD devices for use with REX Manager.