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Tutorial: Transfer to Casio fx9860 series games and programs

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Tutorial: Transfer to Casio fx9860 series games and programs

Postby helder7 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 10:41 pm

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To transfer content (games, programs, educational) between your computer and casio fx9860, you can choose three different methods:

Method 1 (the most used)
Computer (with fa-124 software)<-> Usb Cable <-> Casio fx9860

This method requires the use of a specific software called fa-124. You can download it here:
Code: Select all
https://edu.casio.com/download_service/download/dl_form.php?fn=746

Right now only works on Windows. If you are a fan of linux and open source you can try xfer9860.

Method 2 (only for SD version)
Computer <-> SD Card <-> Casio fx9860

Method 3 (little used)
Computer (with fa-124 software)<-> 3 pin to usb - (sb88 cable) <-> Casio fx9860

This tutorial will be divided according to the type of files (extensions) to be transferred. You can choose below, the file extension that you wish transfer!

Native Supported File Extensions
.g1e
.g2e
.g1a
.g1l
.g1m
.g2m
.g1r
.g2r
.g1s
.g1n (unknown file)

File Extensions that require extra add-in
.lua
.lc
.mlc
.bmp
.txt

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Transfer .g1e and .g2e files (eActivity)

Postby helder7 » Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:05 pm

Transfer .g1e and .g2e files

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This 2 types of files may contain text, formulas, links to graphs/geometry...

Note: Format .g1e works in all OS versions but, .g2e format only works with os 2.x

Using method 1:
Computer (with fa-124 software)<-> Usb Cable <-> Casio fx9860

1) Download and install fa-124 in your PC.
2) Connect your casio fx9860 to the computer (via USB) and open fa-124.
3) To start a link between calc <-> pc:
When a pop-up appear in you calc (connected to pc), you should press F1 (DataTrans)
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(if it doesnt appear, you should go to Link (select Cable Type: USB, Wakeup: On and Capture: Memory), then press F2).

After, on calc screen you should see:

Receiving...

AC :Cancel


4) On Computer (fa-124), press button Connect Image

Then you should select Storage Mem:
Image

Click with the right mouse button in image name (here is called "Default"), and you choose "Import"
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In dropdown extension select box, you should choose: "G1E/G2E File(*.g*e)":
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Finally drop file *.g*e to username (by default "User1"), in other column, as the gif below:

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5) Stop calc <-> Pc link, press fa-124 key Image, and after this, you can safely remove the usb cable.

Using method 2:
Computer <-> SD Card <-> Casio fx9860

Extra Hardware Required: SD Card Reader

1) Put your SD Card in your pc card reader
2) Copy eActivity *.g*e file to SD card (within a folder or in the root)
3) Remove Sd card, and put it back in the calculator
You can read directly eActiviy files from SD card.
SiO2 + CaCO3 ----------> CaSiO3 + CO2

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Transfer .g1a files (add-ins)

Postby helder7 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:27 pm

Transfer .g1a files

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This type of files (known as add-ins) are written in c/c++ using SDK. These files can contain games, programs and tools.

Note: If you own a power graphic 2 calculator, you should check the add-in compatibility list.

Using method 1:
Computer (with fa-124 software)<-> Usb Cable <-> Casio fx9860

1) Download and install fa-124 in your PC.
2) Connect your casio fx9860 to the computer (via USB) and open fa-124.
3) To start a link between calc <-> pc:
When a pop-up appear in you calc (connected to pc), you should press F1 (DataTrans)
Image
(if it doesnt appear, you should go to Link (select Cable Type: USB, Wakeup: On and Capture: Memory), then press F2).

After, on calc screen you should see:

Receiving...

AC :Cancel


4) On Computer (fa-124), press button Connect Image

Then you should select Storage Mem:
Image

Click with the right mouse button in image name (here is called "Default"), and you choose "Import"
Image

In dropdown extension select box, you should choose: "G1A File(*.g1a)":
Image

Finally drop file *.g1a to username (by default "User1"), in other column, as the gif below:

Image

5) Stop calc <-> Pc link, press fa-124 key Image, and after this, you can safely remove the usb cable.

Using method 2:
Computer <-> SD Card <-> Casio fx9860

Extra Hardware Required: SD Card Reader

1) Put your SD Card in your pc card reader
2) Copy Add-in *.g1a file to SD card (within a folder or in the root)
3) Remove Sd card, and put it back in the calculator
4) On calc, go to Memory > SD, and here you should select and copy the add-in to Storage Mem
After, you will have an extra icon in the menu.
SiO2 + CaCO3 ----------> CaSiO3 + CO2

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Transfer .g1l file (language add-in)

Postby helder7 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:21 pm

Transfer .g1l files

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This type of files (known as language add-ins) are used to translate the menus of the calculator.
Right now there is only one language add-in released, Russian.

Download Russian Language Add-in: http://edu.casio.ru/downloads/downloads ... US_200.zip

Using method 1:
Computer (with fa-124 software)<-> Usb Cable <-> Casio fx9860

1) Download and install fa-124 in your PC.
2) Connect your casio fx9860 to the computer (via USB) and open fa-124.
3) To start a link between calc <-> pc:
When a pop-up appear in you calc (connected to pc), you should press F1 (DataTrans)
Image
(if it doesnt appear, you should go to Link (select Cable Type: USB, Wakeup: On and Capture: Memory), then press F2).

After, on calc screen you should see:

Receiving...

AC :Cancel


4) On Computer (fa-124), press button Connect Image

Then you should select Storage Mem:
Image

Click with the right mouse button in image name (here is called "Default"), and you choose "Import"
Image

In dropdown extension select box, you should choose: "G1L File(*.g1l)":
Image

Finally drop file *.g1l to username (by default "User1"), in other column, as the gif below:

Image

5) Stop calc <-> Pc link, press fa-124 key Image, and after this, you can safely remove the usb cable.

6) On Calc, open System
Image

them press F3 (language), and choose the new language

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Using method 2:
Computer <-> SD Card <-> Casio fx9860

Extra Hardware Required: SD Card Reader

1) Put your SD Card in your pc card reader
2) Copy Language Add-in *.g1l file to SD card (within a folder or in the root)
3) Remove Sd card, and put it back in the calculator
4) On calc, go to Memory > SD, and here you should select and copy the add-in to Storage Mem
After, you will have an extra icon in the menu.
4) Finally open System them press F3 (language), and choose the new language.
SiO2 + CaCO3 ----------> CaSiO3 + CO2

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Transfer .g1m and .g2m files (Programs)

Postby helder7 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:13 pm

Transfer .g1m and .g2m files

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This 2 types of files (known as programs) can contain games, programs and tools. You can run it through the "PRGM" function. They are stored in Main Mem. These programs are often slow, however they are easier to program than add-ins.

Note: Format .g1e works in all OS versions but, .g2e format only works with os 2.x

Tip: You can boost programs speed with the add-in SetCPU by kucalc.

Using method 1:
Computer (with fa-124 software)<-> Usb Cable <-> Casio fx9860

1) Download and install fa-124 in your PC.
2) Connect your casio fx9860 to the computer (via USB) and open fa-124.
3) To start a link between calc <-> pc:
When a pop-up appear in you calc (connected to pc), you should press F1 (DataTrans)
Image
(if it doesnt appear, you should go to Link (select Cable Type: USB, Wakeup: On and Capture: Memory), then press F2).

After, on calc screen you should see:

Receiving...

AC :Cancel


4) On Computer (fa-124), press button Connect Image

Then you should select Main Mem:
Image

Click with the right mouse button in image name (here is called "Default"), and you choose "Import"
Image

In dropdown extension select box, you should choose: "MCS File (*.g1m/*.g2m)":
Image

Finally drop file *.g*m to the folder "User1 > Program", in other column (see image below).

Image

5) Stop calc <-> Pc link, press fa-124 key Image, and after this, you can safely remove the usb cable.

Using method 2:
Computer <-> SD Card <-> Casio fx9860

Extra Hardware Required: SD Card Reader

1) Put your SD Card in your pc card reader
2) Copy Program *.g*m file to SD card (within a folder or in the root)
3) Remove Sd card, and put it back in the calculator
4) On calc, go to "Memory > SD", and here you should select and copy the program file to "Main Memory".
SiO2 + CaCO3 ----------> CaSiO3 + CO2

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Posts: 369
Joined: Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:24 pm
Calculators: Casio Afx 1.0, Casio fx-9860 GII SD, Casio Classpad 330, Casio fx-CG 20, Casio Classpad fx-cp400

Transfer .g1r and .g2r files (images)

Postby helder7 » Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:11 pm

Transfer .g1r and .g2r files

Image

This type of files (known as image) can contain several basic sub programs. You can run it through the "PRGM" function. They are stored in Main Mem. These programs are often slow, however they are easier to program than add-ins.

Note: Format .g1r works in all OS versions but, .g2r format only works with os 2.x

Tip: You can boost programs speed with the add-in SetCPU by kucalc.

Using method 1:
Computer (with fa-124 software)<-> Usb Cable <-> Casio fx9860

1) Download and install fa-124 in your PC.
2) Connect your casio fx9860 to the computer (via USB) and open fa-124.
3) To start a link between calc <-> pc:
When a pop-up appear in you calc (connected to pc), you should press F1 (DataTrans)
Image
(if it doesnt appear, you should go to Link (select Cable Type: USB, Wakeup: On and Capture: Memory), then press F2).

After, on calc screen you should see:

Receiving...

AC :Cancel


4) On Computer (fa-124), press button Connect Image

Then you should select Main Mem:
Image

Click with the right mouse button in "FA-124", and you should choose "Insert Existing Image"
Image

When the new image appears, you should select all sub files (Tip: CTRL+ MOUSE LEFT CLICK, to select multiple files):
Image

Finally drop all image sub files to "User1", in other column (on the left).

5) Stop calc <-> Pc link, press fa-124 key Image, and after this, you can safely remove the usb cable.

Using method 2:
Computer <-> SD Card <-> Casio fx9860

Extra Hardware Required: SD Card Reader

1) Put your SD Card in your pc card reader
2) Copy Program *.g*r file to SD card (within a folder or in the root)
3) Remove Sd card, and put it back in the calculator
4) On calc, go to "Memory > SD", and here you should select and copy the program file to "Main Memory".
SiO2 + CaCO3 ----------> CaSiO3 + CO2

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