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    Today, 12:13 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Thanks Dave I just refreshed and saw you added to your post. From the keyboard we have a small ribbon cable and some extra wires (some broken off). ...
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    Today, 11:37 AM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Oh.. and with the 14mhz crystal i have the frequency jumper set on 4 right now. Not sure what that divides to but it seems to like it.
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    Today, 11:33 AM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Haha! Well there is plenty more work to do. First getting a keyboard and testing it out.. and then readding the nasbus stuff. Right now the...
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    Today, 10:24 AM
    I ran a Telegard BBS up in Ontario Canada called Hilltop BBS. It was an effort by our school to join the digital age but it eventually evolved into a...
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    Today, 09:22 AM
    Yeah that's kinda what I'm thinking. I regret that hazeltine soldered everything in.. gonna be such a pain to desolder and test all that ram.
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    Today, 09:18 AM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    I did. Got a weird quadruplication of the screen with text 1/4 the normal size. Anyway, I got it: There was a cut trace to the 74ls378 at...
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    Yesterday, 09:30 PM
    Thanks Doug.. here's a video of what it's doing: https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=MebmJt3IwxQ Thought it might be a UART problem but I...
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    Yesterday, 07:24 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    I decided 'what the h-ll' and removed the 10mhz in favour of the 18mhz. As you can see from the photo.. there is an immediate improvement in text...
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    Yesterday, 04:35 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Question.. what would be the consequence of installing an 18mhz crystal (only one I have lying around ATM)? The base specs call for 16mhz. The more...
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    November 22nd, 2017, 09:51 PM
    So I got this Hazeltine 1510 I picked up for $80. The main issues with it are as follows: 1) The screen has some kind of plastic 'shield' in...
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    November 22nd, 2017, 09:46 PM
    For that matter.. the MCM/70 almost certainly qualifies for Woz' statement?
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    November 22nd, 2017, 08:56 PM
    Kinda thought that. I mean.. depends how one defines computer.. heck, the TV Typewriter wall pulling off that trick in 1973.. but that wasn't a...
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    November 22nd, 2017, 08:05 PM
    Found this quote on that Bonhams auction for an Apple 1: "I didn't realize it at the time, but that day, Sunday, June 29, 1975, was pivotal. It...
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    November 22nd, 2017, 12:13 PM
    I can certainly add mine to yours -- I think I will be keeping mine as purely about sales... I want it to become a resource we can all use to bid...
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    November 22nd, 2017, 10:54 AM
    I've continued to update the spreadsheet as auctions pass. As mentioned, the genesis of this was to track Apple II auctions and get a better...
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    November 21st, 2017, 09:38 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Yeah.. I've actually gotten it to blink a cursor. I had a bad 81LS97, also there was a 81LS95 for some reason. The latter seems to have no negative...
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    November 21st, 2017, 06:19 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Soooo close..
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    November 21st, 2017, 10:20 AM
    I had an opportunity to jump in on the last auction of the 'computer' part by itself.. but I kinda hesitated at $2000 and wasn't sure if I really...
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    November 21st, 2017, 07:56 AM
    Will do. Meanwhile, the most expensive Intellivision set yet sold: ...
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    November 21st, 2017, 12:00 AM
    I nabbed that one. I'm stunned nobody else bid. Even the hoarder didn't appear. There were 29 people watching it, and I know the Netronics ones...
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    November 20th, 2017, 11:49 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    I will definitely get those tomorrow. I had a crazy day at work and then a Lions event this evening.. so only had time for some quick chip swapping....
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    November 20th, 2017, 10:50 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Had one more development. I swapped 74ls32s around.. now when I power on, I get the initial screen of junk, but then it flashes and goes to another...
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    November 20th, 2017, 12:18 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Yes sorry.. ic18.. typo. With the 74162 there I get what looks like 64char output instead of 32. I'm not a big fan of 123s.. in about 50% of my...
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    November 20th, 2017, 11:37 AM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Interesting. When I plug the 74162 into IC18, the display changes from what was 32 character to what appears to be 64. Perhaps I've stumbled on its...
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    November 20th, 2017, 09:39 AM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Had a little time between appointments. I found two more cut tracks and patched them. Also shuffled the 74LS163s. We are getting signs of life! ...
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    November 20th, 2017, 07:49 AM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    It was around 11:45pm when I checked the forums one last time before bed and saw your note. :) I will check and get back to you on these. ...
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    November 19th, 2017, 11:46 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Yes set memory to Int. There was one jumper I may not have bothered with.. think it was the one that handled stop bits and something about incoming...
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    November 19th, 2017, 10:17 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Progress! Got a screen up after fixing a cut track under IC 19. That got me *something* like cahracters on the screen. Swapping the 74LS163s (and...
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    November 19th, 2017, 08:19 PM
    I bid on this Compucolor. I did not realize they'd reached the strata of Altairs: ...
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    November 19th, 2017, 07:38 PM
    falter replied to a thread Nascom in Other
    Ok so made a few discoveries. The 74ls123 at IC18 (think that was it..) had a pin bent out. There is a 74LS162 IC one up from it.. according to the...
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by falter on June 25th, 2017 at 11:09 AM
All hail the $3000 Apple II+!

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