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gepooljr
March 24th, 2017, 09:10 PM
Does anyone have, or know where I can find, a copy of the Translation ROM image for an Orchid Pro Designer II? According to the manual I found today, this was an optional chip to allow the Pro Designer II to have built in capacity to emulate various older modes (MDA, CGA, etc...).

Thanks! Geoff

lutiana
March 27th, 2017, 07:38 PM
Can I get a copy of that manual by chance?

luckybob
March 27th, 2017, 10:10 PM
worst case scenario: http://www.ebay.com/itm/171979148093

That said, I have one of these cards too, what does this do? I'm assuming you mean the 3rd rom installed.

gepooljr
March 29th, 2017, 09:13 PM
Exactly... the Translation ROM lets the card sync itself to mimic MDA, CGA, EGA in software. Never seen anything like it before on any card. But... you need that Translation ROM.

@Luitana.... I have the PDF manual. I'm having trouble uploading it. I will send you a PM.

Thanks!

Geoff

luckybob
March 29th, 2017, 10:34 PM
I also would like a copy if you are willing. I have one of these cards as well. :)

Goodtofufriday
March 9th, 2018, 04:59 PM
Does anyone have, or know where I can find, a copy of the Translation ROM image for an Orchid Pro Designer II? According to the manual I found today, this was an optional chip to allow the Pro Designer II to have built in capacity to emulate various older modes (MDA, CGA, etc...).

Thanks! Geoff


I also would like a copy if you are willing. I have one of these cards as well. :)

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/287695558737395712/421847227724595218/Orchid_Prodesigner_2_XL_translation_rom_nmc27c256b .BIN

Ive attached the translation rom ver 3.1
In the file name is the required eeprom to write it to. NMCc27c256B

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/287695558737395712/421847898720829440/Orchid_ProDesigner_IIS_Desecured_text_recognition. pdf

And here is a desecured pdf for the prodesigner iiS card. Its the same just smaller.