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    September 14th, 2017, 10:44 AM
    Andreas, Good question. In the 8032 PET, as a character generator, the chip selects in the ROM/EPROM should always be enabled (low). So pin 18 is...
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    September 14th, 2017, 09:20 AM
    I got the same screen when I removed my UA3 char gen chip. Oddly on my 8032, the ROM part number is 901640-01. I'll try to see how much different it...
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    September 14th, 2017, 09:17 AM
    Andreas, That is correct. You need a new character generator. How far away for California are you? I could send you one. -Dave
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    September 14th, 2017, 08:59 AM
    That may be the correct screen you should have. As daver2 requested, post a photo. Yes, you may need to replace the character generator with a 2532...
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    September 13th, 2017, 12:45 PM
    Dave, Excellent quick test! With the character rom removed from its socket, if there are still gaps in the raster lines, problem should be down...
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    September 13th, 2017, 11:55 AM
    The part number on the Character Generator ROM (UA3) should be 901447-10. It may be a problem there (or with its socket/solder splashes), or the...
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