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    February 10th, 2019, 03:41 PM
    fatwizard replied to a thread PS2 Mystery in PCs and Clones
    I know, I know. I guess I'll just keep staring at the drive and sled until I come up with a way to mount it that doesn't look stupid.
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    February 10th, 2019, 03:21 PM
    fatwizard started a thread PS2 Mystery in PCs and Clones
    Hi all, I have been trying to restore this PS2 Model 30 286 I have. I have it working well, but I have issues replacing the hard drive. Getting my...
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    February 2nd, 2019, 10:36 PM
    fatwizard replied to a thread 486 won't post or boot in Later PCs
    Did you try popping the RAM out and then putting it back in? So many times I've found a system that powers up, but then just sits there, needs the...
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    January 27th, 2019, 10:54 PM
    The clock chip is the one marked MM58167AN on both cards. I have never had Checkit find a clock card in an 8bit system. What you need is a clock...
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    January 23rd, 2019, 10:00 AM
    I really don't know if the RAM and ROM boards have to be in designated slots, but to take the machine to it's maximum REAM of 48K you need all of the...
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Born 1951 in the midwest. Years of electronic service work, starting with TV's in 1970, on to traffic systems, process controllers, and computers, and now devices I can barely see!
Indiana, USA
Vintage computers, Formula 1 racing, Music
My tiny computer service shop


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