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  1. Netronics Explorer 85 S100 System

    Quote Originally Posted by nomisimon View Post
    Hello everyone

    Has anyone else got a Netronics Floppy 1-A controller with documentation?

    Maybe you have one in your computer.

    I have one and have a couple of questions; hoping someone here can help.

    Thanks

    Simon, Corbridge, UK
    Hi did you ever find anything?

    I have two CDC 8" floppy drives but no controller. Looking for one or any info on one.
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  2. APL\360 typeball for the IBM 1052 and I/O Selectric

    This is just for a bit of fun, now you can 3D print your own APL\360 typeball ('golfball') for a Selectric, I/O Selectric, 1052 printer-keyboard or IBM 1130:

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    You can find it at https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4126040
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  3. Oric Atmos Missing key wanted.

    Quote Originally Posted by GiGaBiTe View Post
    You could try making your own with a resin cast in a silicone mold, or design one in 3d modeling software and print it. A resin printer would give you the best results, but a good FDM 3D printer can make acceptable models.
    Thank you. That would be the last option. I still keep my fingers crossed, for an original replacement.
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  4. How did you run an Emissions Diagnostic in the 80's?

    In my last article I discussed AMC's CeC fuel feedback and emissions control system and specifically how to depot it for the purpose of reverse engineering. This consisted of one Intel MCS-48 microcontroller and a dozen inputs and outputs. This was pretty normal for the time and other automotive manufacturers were using similar designs, if not borrowing from one another. The problem with going this route however was that the system was closed-minded. There was no OBD2 and there was also no OBD1. ...
  5. MPI 360k won't read/write

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck(G) View Post
    I can't say that for certain. The head assembly is a complex system. The only way to have an inkling is to use something like IMD and check each head individually.
    IMD says RPM are 272... should be 300 right?
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