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    March 12th, 2017, 05:03 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    To quote that article: My SuperPET board has a triangle with a letter "C" inside it. So what does this mean exactly? I'm to use the two...
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    March 11th, 2017, 07:39 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Now that I have the SuperPET working, I've downloaded all pdf's of the SuperPET Gazette. ...
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    March 9th, 2017, 05:22 AM
    One of the things I love about the PET is the look of the built in monitor. I love the way it is attached to the chassis (in most models) and has...
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    March 9th, 2017, 03:42 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    We know heat can be a problem in a PET (I've heard more so in a SuperPET). I've also seen several threads in which old PETs have been revived by...
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    March 7th, 2017, 09:19 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Well, it does PETSCII, but no hi-res/bitmap graphics or custom characters. So it can do exactly what a PET can do. You're right. The VIC-20...
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    March 7th, 2017, 04:47 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Yes, it's the Data-20 40/80 column cartridge for the VIC-20. Same product was released and branded under PROTECTO's name. It's essentially the same...
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    March 6th, 2017, 05:33 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    We do have some nice countryside and I actually live only a few blocks away from the mighty St. Lawrence river. However, the view out of my window...
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    March 6th, 2017, 03:14 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    I had thought of including them, but then reconsidered as they'd be no different than the pictures I posted a few pages back when I realized the...
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    March 5th, 2017, 05:18 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Corrected, and glued down. Thanks for pointing out the typo and suggesting the glue. It just wouldn't be a project of mine unless there was at...
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    March 5th, 2017, 02:44 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Well guys! We've done it! We now have another fully working SuperPET in the world! It works in both 6502 mode and 6809 mode. The banks of...
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    March 5th, 2017, 12:37 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    That was my exact though. I'm going to put a sticker in there with a description of the mod and why it was done, and any precautions to take...
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    March 5th, 2017, 11:59 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Glad I could help!
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    March 5th, 2017, 10:51 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Yes. 10.25" or 26.0cm. 11.250" or 28.5cm.
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    March 5th, 2017, 07:19 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Daver2, my last two attempts to create and post a drawing of your EPROM adapter were completely wrong, and I actually deleted those messages fairly...
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    March 5th, 2017, 04:18 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Daver2: thanks for your new modification. I will draw it out on paper and mull it over... Dave_m: if your mod if were implemented, I have a few...
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    March 4th, 2017, 06:41 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    I see what you did there! Sorry about my typo. But at this point it is seeming like the 6809 does cause a few headaches!
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    March 4th, 2017, 06:40 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    But if I did your supplementary mod to Daver2's mod, would the PET still function with an original Commodore produced EDIT ROM if one ever turned up,...
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    March 4th, 2017, 06:05 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    At this point, Dave_m, I think I'm going to switch to your mod as the solution. I really want this SuperPET to work fully and completely as an...
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    March 4th, 2017, 02:44 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Oh....darn! So are you saying that with this socket adapter I won't be able to use or switch banks of the extended 64K of RAM on the...
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    March 4th, 2017, 01:07 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Hello guys, So...I've been busy this week. First, I had to decide between dave_m's solution and Daver2's solution to get the EPROM EDIT ROM...
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    February 26th, 2017, 04:58 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Daver2, the pinouts I find online for a 2316 IC state CS2 is on pin 18. You say it's on pin 21. Why the conflicting info? Image (click to zoom):
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    February 26th, 2017, 03:43 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Hi dave_m, A few questions about your mod: 1. Seems like I could just bend-up UD7 pin 21, and jumper it to its pin 24. No need for a "socket...
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    February 26th, 2017, 12:24 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Dave_m, is this a typo, did you mean UD7-pin21? Also, Dave_m, in your solution, where is the "inversion" happening that we are using a 7404 for in...
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    February 26th, 2017, 12:17 PM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    I just found a 74LS04D (small IC) on a very old VGA video card. I'm going to try and desolder it with a heat gun. Daver2...if I can salvage this...
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    February 26th, 2017, 11:36 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Very good news in these responses from Daver2 and Dave_m. I believe I already have all the parts to do this mod in my parts box, so hopefully no...
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    February 26th, 2017, 10:04 AM
    Ral-Clan replied to a thread Sick SuperPET in Commodore
    Hi Daver2, Thanks for the long, deeply thought out and informative post. I really helped me understand what is going on inside the PET regarding...
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