S2E14 Atari Telelink I & II – Supplement

This episode features Telelink I originally released in 1981, and Telelink II originally released in 1982, both by Atari.



Podcast: Download


Box and Supplement Scans

I couldn’t find any boxes for Telelink II.

Scan of the front of the box for Telelink I:

Telling Box Front


Scan of the back of the box for Telelink I:

Telling Box Back


Atari Catalog ad for Telelink I:

Telelink Cat Ad



Telelink I Cart

Telelink II Cart


Telelink I in Action

At boot …

Telelink I Boot Splash


What happens if you try to boot with a disk (that has DOS):

Telelink I Boot Error


Booting without RS-232 enabled:

Telelink I Boot Errors


In terminal mode:

Telelink I Use



Telelink II in Action

At boot …

Telelink II Boot


Main Menu:

Telelink II Menu



Telelink II Help


Options 1 through 3

I was unable to work with menu options 1 through 3.  Listen to the show for details.


Option 4 (Manual Dialing Complete)

Immediately after invoking option:

Telelink II Manual 1


Connected, in terminal mode:

Telelink II Manual 2


Toggling various settings on and off:

Telelink II Manual 3

Telelink II Manual 4


Option 5 (Change Stored Information)

Select which entry to modify:

Telelink II Change 1


Enter the information, and confirm:

Telelink II Change 2


Whoops!  Tried to store too much information.  The total size of both 1 and 2 can not exceed 128 bytes:

Telelink II Change 3 Error


Change reflected in menu:

Telelink II Change 4



Available via AtariMania and the Internet Archive.

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Bit rating withheld.  Listen to show for why.

Intro music is an excerpt from a chip tune by Wizwars named 8 Bit Raceway.  It is used under Creative Common license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States.

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