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    September 21st, 2018, 02:51 PM
    As David_M says there are no RIFAs assuming the machine is a Sorcerer 1 with on-board linear lump PSU. There's a lot of tantalum caps on that board...
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    September 14th, 2018, 07:51 AM
    Witchy replied to a thread Exidy Sorcerer error in Other
    OK, how is it doing THAT with no RAM on board? The only other RAM chips I can see in the schematic are the 6x 2114 for screen RAM. I don't suppose...
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    September 14th, 2018, 12:45 AM
    Witchy replied to a thread Exidy Sorcerer error in Other
    This won't help Whizzi but this is the point I break out either a full set of replacement RAM chips or my trusty 4116 RAM tester that I made out of a...
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    September 11th, 2018, 02:45 PM
    Witchy replied to a thread Exidy Sorcerer error in Other
    Nice. I should maybe do this before the brexit omnishambles hits and I can't leave the country without ridiculous amounts of forms :/ Cool....
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    September 11th, 2018, 02:34 PM
    More reading and actually examining my floppies shows they're very definitely hard sectored. I've never seen hard sectored 5.25" disks before so this...
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    September 11th, 2018, 07:37 AM
    Witchy replied to a thread Exidy Sorcerer error in Other
    Oh, I thought that WAS you. Heh, I wonder if there'll be a small explosion if you ever meet :D
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    September 11th, 2018, 06:50 AM
    Witchy replied to a thread Exidy Sorcerer error in Other
    My machine did that before I fixed the RAM so that would be my next port of call. As for visiting Helmond, I'd love to if I get the chance :)...
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    September 10th, 2018, 02:50 PM
    Nope, mine is soft sectored.
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    September 10th, 2018, 02:24 PM
    Witchy replied to a thread Exidy Sorcerer error in Other
    The Sorcerer memory map doesn't mention FF80 at boot, RAMTOP is stored in 0xF000 and 0xF001, and in the standard Sorcerer 0xFF80 is in the user...
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    September 9th, 2018, 08:03 AM
    Typically for me I've only just found this thread. I've literally just got my Sorcerer/S100/Micropolis setup running so if I can provide any more...
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    September 8th, 2018, 02:56 PM
    Witchy replied to a thread Exidy Sorcerer error in Other
    Yours doesn't have the BASIC PAC does it, so all you can get without the S100 box connected is the Monitor prompt to poke around in RAM and load...
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