The speaker is identical to the "First Book of KIM page 57 speaker" which is a quasi standard for sound putput on the KIM-1.
- a composing tool for the unexpanded KIM-1
KIM - The Tunesmith - click on the link for the original article
Anthony T. Scarpelli
RR1, Box 426
N. Windham, ME 04062
in MICRO NUMBER 13
(c) May 1979 by
THE COMPUTERIST, INC.
I found it in micro 13, june 1975 , typed it in and compiled it. Right now it has not been checked for typos, so do not expect to run. It's still a work in progress. But if you like, you can help me and look it up.
**update 13.02.2021 **
The Gadget and prototyping boards arrived, are soldered and tested. Tunesmith for the KIM-1 is working 🎉🥳
Load both papertape file and start the progam at location $0200
Type in the notes with the corresponding letters A - F on the keypad; 9 stands for note G.
After the note you can set the upper octave with '7' and halfnotes ('sharp notes') with '5'
The length can be set with 1,2,4,8 as a full, hasf, quater or eighth note.
To save a note press '3'
The song will continue to play from the first note on.
If you have listened to your song, you can write it down by pressing '+'on the keypad and shuffle through the notes with '3' on the keypad. The song will be shown on the lc display note by note. on the LCD:
|3||sharp or not|
If you want to go on composing the coldstart is at location $021C
To just listen to the tune start at $0300
Here's a short video