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nokia2010
July 30th, 2010, 12:28 AM
Hello. I own an "Olivetti" M290S. Is there any posibility to install on it a hard disk bigger than 40 M.B.'s? Can I use on it an joystick from an Atari 2600 clone?

Chuck(G)
July 30th, 2010, 07:35 AM
Is that the 286 with the horizontal expansion cards? ISTR that the hard disk options are extremely limited; 20 40 or 100MB. Beyond that you'll either have to modify the BIOS or use a DDO.

nokia2010
July 30th, 2010, 07:55 AM
The P.C. is this model:
http://www.phantom.sannata.ru/forum/index.php?t=348&a=do_print
http://www.phantom.sannata.ru/konkurs/2008/img/kt0814/07.jpg
http://www.pu-casagrande.it/olivetti_m290s.jpg

Chuck(G)
July 30th, 2010, 08:44 AM
Yes, that's the one I was thinking of. OnTrack Disk Manager or a similar Dynamic drive overlay should allow you to use much larger drives.

nokia2010
July 30th, 2010, 08:54 AM
And from where do I got such a driver? Sorry if I ask stupid questions, but I don't know very much about computers.

Chuck(G)
July 30th, 2010, 09:06 AM
You may want to look at one of these (http://members.shaw.ca/rinocanada/hdutils.htm)

nokia2010
August 4th, 2010, 08:19 AM
What slots are these? http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c161/Anders_73/PC%20Olivetti%20M290S/5.jpg

nokia2010
September 1st, 2010, 01:30 PM
At this computer I can set a refrashe rate of 72, 75, 85 Hz.?

barythrin
September 1st, 2010, 01:54 PM
I'm not very familiar with that model but generally black slots are ISA, while Brown slots of that size would be EISA.