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    Mad-Mike

    Tandy 1000 DIY Lightpen Shenannigans

    I'm kind of starting this thread in part to document my shennanigans in DIYing a working light pen using cast-off parts and some drivers from TVdog's archive. The light pen port has been a curiosity...

    Mad-Mike Today, 10:30 AM Go to last post
    Cloudschatze

    So, just to make this a bit more usable and...

    So, just to make this a bit more usable and meaningful, here are a number of MPU routines that I've converted for serial (COM1) use.

    Electronic Arts
    - Budokan
    DOJO.DAT
    Lucasarts
    - The Secret...

    Cloudschatze Today, 10:27 AM Go to last post
    jafir

    My 5170 had one of the sysgen bridge-file boards...

    My 5170 had one of the sysgen bridge-file boards in it. I plan on keeping it around in case I score a good deal on the drive someday. It's an ISA card, so not very useful on a "modern" computer...

    jafir Today, 10:26 AM Go to last post
    Chuck(G)

    If you're serious, there were hard drive...

    If you're serious, there were hard drive "exercisers" or "testers" that did away with the controller entirely. Since an ST506 drive has no smarts on the data lines, it's a pretty simple matter of...

    Chuck(G) Today, 10:25 AM Go to last post
    RetroSpector78

    Thx a lot ... will try the Spinrite pattern test...

    Thx a lot ... will try the Spinrite pattern test ... Spinrite has been on my todo-list for a long time ... Can you recommend other tools to verify hard drive capabilities, or benchmarking tools for...

    RetroSpector78 Today, 10:15 AM Go to last post