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    Today, 09:35 AM
    I never have seen that type 4 keyboard before. Interesting. But there must be a 5th keyboard, your type 4 keyboard, as compact as it is, reminded me...
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    October 18th, 2018, 09:38 PM
    If that disk is DOS 3.20, you might use the missing files from 6300 or M24 equivalent AT&T / Olivetti branded disks in the same language and you...
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    October 18th, 2018, 11:24 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Mega ST2 floppy differences in Atari
    As long you only use real 720 kB diskettes in the 1.44 drive, this is working. 1.44 MB diskettes would switch the drive in HD mode when formatting...
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    October 18th, 2018, 11:14 AM
    Yes the keyboard 2 is ANK 2462. The keyboard 3 is ANK 2465. These S0, S1... keys have same functions like some ALT+<key> or CRTL-<key> functions on...
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    October 17th, 2018, 12:18 AM
    Not M25, but M24. The 2nd is exactly M24 design, the 1st one is different. It's also different from M24SP. No idea about it, maybe the 2nd is an...
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    October 17th, 2018, 12:12 AM
    Sorry, I have checked, I thought that I have a keyboard 1, but I haven't, or haven't found it. Currently I have 3 keyboard 2 in different...
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    October 16th, 2018, 11:13 AM
    I have keyboard 1, keyboard 2, ... and keyboard 3. If you provide me a software which raw accesses the keyboard to read all the codes they can...
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    October 16th, 2018, 01:07 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Mega ST2 floppy differences in Atari
    The setting of the drive adress jumper depends on what you are doing. - 520/1040STf(m), Mega ST, Mega STE, TT, STacy, Falcon internal drive,...
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    October 16th, 2018, 12:55 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Mega ST2 floppy differences in Atari
    Not true. The Atari does not use the diskchange signal. Instead it observes every some milliseconds the write protect signal of the floppy drives to...
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    October 15th, 2018, 09:30 AM
    Yes, up to K6-200 and P5200-MMX. There are also 233 MMX, but they are rare and not sipported by all boards (BIOS detection, power consumption)....
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    October 15th, 2018, 08:52 AM
    It might be XT-Bus or something special. XT-Bus is the 8 bit version of 16 Bit AT-Bus, later called IDE. XT and AT-Bus is not compatible, you can't...
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    October 15th, 2018, 08:49 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Mega ST2 floppy differences in Atari
    I forgot to mention, that these older drives are thicker than those ou usually know from PC, it should be 1 1/2 the height of the newer drives.
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    October 15th, 2018, 07:47 AM
    etter not getting yellow correct tone but having a picture at all. B
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    October 15th, 2018, 07:45 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Mega ST2 floppy differences in Atari
    Logically all the drives in Mega ST are compatible to other 720k drives you can use in a PC. (unlike Amiga where you have to modify the drives) ...
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    October 15th, 2018, 07:38 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread 520st - 1040stf - 520stfm in Atari
    Yes, that would fit in a 1040STf(m) chassis. It has no modulator, and you can add another 512 kB by just populate the empty places with 16x 41256...
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    October 13th, 2018, 07:59 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread 520st - 1040stf - 520stfm in Atari
    WHat kind of board is that? 520STf(m) boards fits in 1040ST(f)m chassis. 520ST(m)(+) does not fit.
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    October 13th, 2018, 07:57 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread 520st - 1040stf - 520stfm in Atari
    STE mostly has integrated Blitter, it's not separated, but inside the MMU/GLUE chip. Some 1040ST board also have solder eyes to insert socket for...
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    October 13th, 2018, 07:51 AM
    The round DIN connector has analogue RGB + Composite Sync output which can be linked for example to SCART. Or you can use that monitor on Commodore...
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    October 11th, 2018, 10:13 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread 520st - 1040stf - 520stfm in Atari
    1040STf - 520STfm share the same chassis, but they only might share the same mainboard, because there are more than 10 different versions with...
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    October 8th, 2018, 09:41 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Is there ISA USB card? in Later PCs
    Why mixing Win 98 with ME? I don't see sense in this. Win ME is not more or less a Win 98SE where MS-DOS boot is not supported by bootgui=0. Better...
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    October 6th, 2018, 11:53 PM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Is there ISA USB card? in Later PCs
    There is no Win98ME. Win 95, Win 98, Win 98 SE is different from Win ME. Win ME needs patch. But not 95, 98, 98SE. Above was talking about Win 95....
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    October 6th, 2018, 12:03 PM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Is there ISA USB card? in Later PCs
    I did exactly that on my Win 95, just edit msdos.sys, bootgui=0 and it just boots into DOS, without starting WIN... #12 is not necessary for Win 95,...
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    October 4th, 2018, 04:22 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Is there ISA USB card? in Later PCs
    No patch needed for WIn 9x DOS. Just edit msdos.sys and it will not start Win automatically anymore. ...
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    October 3rd, 2018, 12:52 PM
    Right, I forgot. But with little modification it should work. Increase just the upper resistor value and add another 58 ohm to ground. The upper...
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    October 3rd, 2018, 12:14 PM
    Ok, then different resistor values.
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    October 3rd, 2018, 09:59 AM
    How about a simple solution like that?
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    October 1st, 2018, 12:25 PM
    Have you had a look onto the dip switches? Type DIPSW1/5 DIPSW1/6 IBM B/W display Off Off 40 x 25 Off On 80 x 25 On Off
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    October 1st, 2018, 12:18 PM
    1ST1 replied to a thread SF314 floppy drive issue in Atari
    I ask for the signal, because maybe it writes both logical sides to the same physical side. That would then fail to read. The reason could be that...
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    October 1st, 2018, 06:09 AM
    1ST1 replied to a thread Is there ISA USB card? in Later PCs
    With the Panasonic USB to ASPI driver MS-DOS can handle USB sticks up to 2 GB just fine. (2 GB is with DOS 7 from Win 95). The Panasonic driver...
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    October 1st, 2018, 05:53 AM
    The MFM/RLL drive itself does not know anything about sector size. ST-506 drives are as stupid as floppy drives. It's the MFM/RLL controller which...
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