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    Today, 10:50 AM
    snuci replied to a thread Sol-PC acquisition in S-100
    According to Herb Johnson's page here: http://www.retrotechnology.com/restore/res_ithaca.html the Run/Stop switch is a C&K 7205J3V6BE2 DPDT switch. ...
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    Yesterday, 02:12 PM
    snuci replied to a thread Sol-PC acquisition in S-100
    Yes but sadly, it's missing some of it's signature orange paddles for the front switches. I am also missing the Run/Stop switch. Of note is the...
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    July 19th, 2017, 05:09 PM
    Very cool brochure. I have this nice little IBM Semiconductor Technology display that was a salesman sample. It folds up like a laptop (and is...
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    July 19th, 2017, 12:36 PM
    I believe it's called SLT (Solid Logic Technology). The IBM chips were SLT and the boards matched. I'm not sure if the boards were specifically...
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    July 17th, 2017, 03:14 AM
    snuci replied to a thread Sol-PC acquisition in S-100
    Thanks. I do love the "homebrew" aspect of this. It's a good example of the times. Incidentally, this came with an Ithaca Intersystems DPS-1 so I...
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    July 17th, 2017, 03:09 AM
    snuci replied to a thread SOL 10 on Ebay in S-100
    I think everything BUT the motherboard and case was upgraded. Judging by the extra cards in the auction, I would guess that the original owner...
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    July 16th, 2017, 08:54 AM
    For some time now, I have been on the lookout for an extender board. No such luck. That is really what would be best. Definitely try this if...
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    July 15th, 2017, 02:15 PM
    snuci started a thread Sol-PC acquisition in S-100
    I had mentioned this acquisition in falter's Sol Prototype Project thread but thought this could use a dedicated post so as not to clog up his...
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    July 15th, 2017, 02:04 PM
    Unfortunately, not these belts. The original drive had a stretched belt so the floppy would not rotate correctly. Once removed, if you pull on it...
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    July 15th, 2017, 02:46 AM
    snuci replied to a thread The Sol Prototype Project in S-100
    Perhaps this will help with the early history. http://sol20.org/articles/ROM_7_1977.pdf I have recently acquired a home-made Sol-PC with...
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    July 14th, 2017, 10:17 AM
    Thanks vwestlife. I figured it would be a problem but was just checking. It was a makeshift attempt at a fix. Thanks Andy. You didn't...
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    July 14th, 2017, 08:57 AM
    I have an Outbound laptop that has a thinner than normal Citizen 3.5" floppy drive. This drive has a drive belt that had disintegrated. I found a...
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    July 11th, 2017, 09:16 AM
    I'm surprised Christian is not here on the VCF forums. I also wrote back to your cc-talk list thread on the 5110 manual set I have. I'm happy to...
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    July 11th, 2017, 06:52 AM
    I have a 5100 (BASIC), another 5100 (APL), a 5110 (BASIC) and two 5120s (both BASIC) all in various states of repair with the 5120s fully...
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    July 10th, 2017, 01:56 PM
    Did you try the "L32 64 R32" switch? This changes the character spacing display so I'd be curious if it makes a difference. An excellent resource...
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    July 7th, 2017, 02:50 PM
    I already have one that came with my IBM 5110. They are very bulky and heavy if you have to ship as well so one is enough. They're a little too...
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    July 7th, 2017, 12:38 PM
    If anyone is interested, I know someone who has a 5114 disk drive for free. It is the only piece available as I got the 5120 and printer that went...
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    July 6th, 2017, 12:32 PM
    snuci replied to a thread Modified SWTPC CT-82? in Other
    Well, got the terminal yesterday and it is, in fact, a slightly modified CT-82. The original power was removed and the front switch was put in place...
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    July 1st, 2017, 11:41 AM
    I misread the numbers. Oops! I assumed that's what it would be so that's why I was confused. Thanks guys.
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    July 1st, 2017, 11:10 AM
    I acquired an SWTPC 6800 system with dual disk drives a little while back. I just posted a bunch of pics and made a post here: ...
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    June 30th, 2017, 11:12 AM
    snuci replied to a thread The Sol Prototype Project in S-100
    falter, Take a look at this page with the Sol-20 prototype. These are pics of VCF 1998. ...
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    June 28th, 2017, 08:11 AM
    snuci replied to a thread Modified SWTPC CT-82? in Other
    It was in the Vintage Computer section as "Vintage SWTP Monitor CRT Display Model". You may have missed it because is bought it about 30 minutes...
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    June 28th, 2017, 03:54 AM
    snuci started a thread Modified SWTPC CT-82? in Other
    I managed to acquire this SWTPC terminal on eBay and it's on its way. Sadly, it does not power up but I am assuming it's a CT-82 that has been...
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