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    Yep We have 8 Honeywell DPS 6/96 running as...

    Yep

    We have 8 Honeywell DPS 6/96 running as alarm and display machines connecting to about 60 Intel Multibus I machines with a mix of 8086 and 80286 targets acting as plant IO and control...
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    The keyswitches are really easy to remove and...

    The keyswitches are really easy to remove and strip down for internal cleaning.

    Unsolder from the bottom
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    Prise the latch holding it together
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    And it all comes apart :)
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  3. Thread: Micro PDP 11/73

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    Lol, it just might be :) I know Mark P though...

    Lol, it just might be :)

    I know Mark P though he knew what it was for and was happy for it to be liberated. What was on the one your looking for ? I used to have a floor standing 11/73 that I used...
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    Need to have a look. Its the rack mount enclosure...

    Need to have a look. Its the rack mount enclosure and has a RD52 and a TK50.
  5. Thread: Micro PDP 11/73

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    Micro PDP 11/73

    Just got my first PDP 11

    Has been sat on a shelf in not the best conditions for the last 30 years, so might be a bit of a challenge to get going.
    Managed to find the surround for the front panel...
  6. As I said, the RGBvision monitors mode II appears...

    As I said, the RGBvision monitors mode II appears to be analogue and the manual for the IIB card states that the RGBvision monitor should be in mode II, suggesting its analogue.

    But, I have never...
  7. Certainly the manual for the IIB seems to suggest...

    Certainly the manual for the IIB seems to suggest its analog (or more accurately it states using a TAXAN RGBvision monitor, the monitor should be in mode II which, the monitors manual states enables...
  8. Or you could say you have used up this months...

    Or you could say you have used up this months luck !
  9. Thread: Pcw9512

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    Confused I have put the OR gate on the S0 and...

    Confused

    I have put the OR gate on the S0 and MO inputs to the Gotek select, so now when it has S0 low and MO high, the device reports not ready when I believe the boot sends the 'sense drive...
  10. Thread: Weird dream

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    I do get a dream that I am in the control room...

    I do get a dream that I am in the control room and the reactor has just tripped and I can't get my head around the operating instructions, and they all seem to have changed since the last time I read...
  11. Thread: Weird dream

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    What have you been smoking !!!! I used to have...

    What have you been smoking !!!!

    I used to have dreams of finding areas at work with lots of old stuff I could liberate :)

    I once (for real), was poking about in an old building where a lot of...
  12. Thread: Pcw9512

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    Just bought an Amsoft CF2 disk (just to test the...

    Just bought an Amsoft CF2 disk (just to test the drive, I like it all to work) and had lots of trouble formatting, until I turned the drive upside down ! Looks like a cracked joint on the ribbon...
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    I don't explicitly try to avoid current tech, but...

    I don't explicitly try to avoid current tech, but my smartphone is about 5 years out of date, almost always flat and I never know where it is anyway.

    Have a FB account but rarely use it,...
  14. For equalities sake ;), you dont see Mrs Doyle's...

    For equalities sake ;), you dont see Mrs Doyle's husband in Father Ted (For US colleagues, look it up, its hilarious)

    Also Arthur Daley's wife 'er indoors' from Minder.
  15. Thread: Desoldering ICs

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    Stuff I have been using is acid free and hasn't...

    Stuff I have been using is acid free and hasn't corroded anything (yet !) but it does get everywhere
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    Not got an ESR meter, but have a capacitance...

    Not got an ESR meter, but have a capacitance meter from RS

    But, I just got one of these 61628

    It must be the smallest CRT oscilloscope ever, and I believe it was actually made by Sinclair and...
  17. Thread: TI 99/4a

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    :D nice one.

    :D

    nice one.
  18. Thread: IMSAI 8080s

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    Oh why do we never get things like this in the UK...

    Oh why do we never get things like this in the UK !

    3 8080's in one go !
  19. Thread: TI 99/4a

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    Yep. Always wanted one as a kid, just been...

    Yep.

    Always wanted one as a kid, just been reading about the discounts on them that TI offered, unbelievable. Certainly never knew how low they went (I'm assuming that was in the US only ?) but by...
  20. Thread: TI 99/4a

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    Ees 'avin a go at the Sinclair now ! In the UK...

    Ees 'avin a go at the Sinclair now !

    In the UK it was all we could get when it came out, and very glad I was for it, even with 1K

    TI99/4a would have cost about £500 in 1981 in the UK or £69 for...
  21. Thread: Pcw9512

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    I also have an Einstein TC01 and all the original...

    I also have an Einstein TC01 and all the original 3" disks on that unit all work fine :)

    I have replaced the belt, and I like fiddling with disk drives (fixed about 7 5 1/4 units) so when a...
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    Its working The requirement for a logical AND...

    Its working

    The requirement for a logical AND (ok, on low so OR in TTL terms) on MO and S0 does appear to be the reason why it stops during the boot (I have the original drive modified to respond...
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    I see. So if the Gotek worked as the original,...

    I see.

    So if the Gotek worked as the original, I should have been able to get a directory from all the DSK files 40 or 80 but because I am hybriding the boot, its assuming the A: drive is a 40T...
  24. Thread: Pcw9512

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    Well, I seem to be getting somewhere :) I...

    Well, I seem to be getting somewhere :)

    I have two copies of CPM, one 80 track and one 40 track. I can't boot the 40T version and the 80T version once running will not open any of the programs I...
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    So it seems this machine has little software ? ...

    So it seems this machine has little software ?

    I can successfully boot to CPM but nothing else.

    What is odd, of all the files I have, apart from the CPM, I cant get any to boot or run under the...
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