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MicroPhone (with "Glue")

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MicroPhone1.1DiskImages.hqx (569.07 KB)
MD5: 7da741129bdbe6ba50bd87361d9e7a4c
For System 1 - 5
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MicroPhone.sit (126.61 KB)
MD5: 2a5109ac5b197494d7eeefd6cc3eed56
For System 1 - 5
This app works with: Mini vMac Mini vMac II

MicroPhone is a terminal emulator by Dennis Brothers, similar to MacTEP. Unlike MacTEP (which is a BASIC script), MicroPhone is a standalone application, and was also sold commercially.

The Read Me urges the user to study the included "Navigation" document (found in the "Other Documents" folder), which can be used to manipulate the buttons for navigating between areas of a connected service.

New with v1.1 of MicroPhone was the companion package, "Glue" (v1.05), from Solutions, Inc. From the manual cover for Glue: "Image Sharing for Desktop Publishing and for the Rest of Us." Glue, comprised of an application (as well as a DA) called "Viewer", and the chooser extension "ImageSaver", is used for capturing and sharing image files over a modem-connected computer.

DL #1
Disk images taken from original media. Includes: Program Disk and System Disk.

DL #2
Software only, in a StuffIt file. (Not the same source as DL#1.)


MicroPhone 1.1 | MicroPhone II | MicroPhone LT | MicroPhone Pro Version 2

Architecture: 68k

Suggested hardware: Macintosh 128k, Macintosh 512k.

The System Disk is an 800k floppy and boots to System 4.1, Finder 5.5, and has been tested to work (in emulation).

The Program Disk is a 400k floppy and contains both MicroPhone and Glue, numerous files, and a Read Me, as well as the Switcher application. Microphone and Viewer (Glue) will both launch under at least System 7.1, but they are intended for the 9-inch screens of compact Macs.

The Read Me notes that modems are not compatible with call waiting, and that it must either be temporarily or permanently disabled.

Because, it notes, not all phone companies are able to do this, different codes for either tone (*70,) or pulse (1170,) telephone services can be appended to the front of the number you are dialing. Call waiting will then be disabled for the duration of the call, and then re-enabled afterwards.

It also notes that most, though not all, modems will understand the asterisk character.