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    Keep an eye out for a reasonable price 8bit ISA...

    Keep an eye out for a reasonable price 8bit ISA HD floppy controller. Some want a ridiculous price for one but I've gotten several for under $25 over the last couple of years. Look close when...
  2. I don't know if the server these files are on...

    I don't know if the server these files are on will be up for a long time. I sold the company that owns the website 2 years ago and they have never changed anything or even logged on. If they hire...
  3. Driver and Manual for DFI Megalith Plus Memory Card

    dorkbert, saw that I had a DFI Megalith Plus Memory Card in one of my computers I posted here and sent me a message to please post the doc's and drivers if I had them.

    Complete original install...
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    I'd bet somewhere for whatever reason it was...

    I'd bet somewhere for whatever reason it was replaced. IE. The original went bad, then someone found a replacement cheap when others were upgrading and it was cast off.
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    Don't get upset with me but I believe those two...

    Don't get upset with me but I believe those two units were from the 2nd batch released. The black power supply with recessed nuts and the plastic speaker mounts were not from the 1st batch that had...
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    Another thing to consider with early models does...

    Another thing to consider with early models does it still have the original BIOS or was it replaced?

    I have one with the original 5700051 gold rom bios. I got the computer is super condition, I...
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    Well it looks like replies are all over the...

    Well it looks like replies are all over the place.

    More info, drive sounds fine when running. I had another st-225 and have install it. It runs fine in the system. Feeling like the drive is...
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    ST-225 speed up and down?

    I've had an old ST-225 drive that I've been using for a decade go bad. I could still get it to boot but after 15-30 minutes I hear the drive spin down then back up then down and stops at some point....
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    I might be worth it for parts. It's got a 50mb...

    I might be worth it for parts. It's got a 50mb SCSI+interface card, 80md IDE + CF card.

    I'm guessing someone pulled the 720k drive and replaced it with a FH 360k drive. The top drive IMHO is the...
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    The TI-57 was my 1st entry into programming of...

    The TI-57 was my 1st entry into programming of any type.

    framer
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    I used this myself and it is excellent. I also...

    I used this myself and it is excellent. I also have the floppy drive for the model 100 but prefer the Desklink/Teeny software.

    Enjoy this is a fun computer.

    framer
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    It works, CPM, dos etc. I have everything to add...

    It works, CPM, dos etc. I have everything to add a HDD but have unable to get it to work. Does it need a specific MFM HDD, IE 5MB, model?

    framer
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    I meant to post this site that has TI manuals to...

    I meant to post this site that has TI manuals to download for free. It really help me. Service manuals are there.

    http://www.rskey.org/CMS/index.php/the-library/12

    framer
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    Back in the late 80 & 90's I was single living...

    Back in the late 80 & 90's I was single living from apartment to apartment, move about once a year. I like that I could take that desk apart with few screws in 3 minutes and pack it in my truck. It...
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    TRS-80 Model 2 desk?

    How rare is the Model 2 system desk.

    I acquired one in the late 80's and still use it as my main desk. I've tried several times to get a Model 2 but never got one.

    framer
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    I've been able to connect it to old P3 system...

    I've been able to connect it to old P3 system which can load and save programs to and from the Model 100 @ 19,200 baud through the serial port. This is much better than the TPDD IMHO. Club100.org...
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    Save that hub but clean it good. Now find...

    Save that hub but clean it good. Now find something that will replace the roll as I did. It not that hard to do.

    I've been checking mine several time a week and still working perfect. I've...
  18. Using super glue to attach, solder, fine wire to surface mount.

    I've been playing around trying to fix fine broken circuit board traces on surface mounted chips.

    These are fine leg chips for an old LCD screen. I got one done today using super glue. Took a...
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    The wife reminded me yesterday that my body was...

    The wife reminded me yesterday that my body was required at a wedding. It was a boring afternoon.

    Here are the photos of my Model 100 project finished.
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    I plugged that "Cryptronics 64k RAM expansion...

    I plugged that "Cryptronics 64k RAM expansion unit" in and it works perfect; except, I got 96k for a total of 128k. 4 banks of 32k in the computer.

    framer
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    Yes I am.. Great source of software & fixes. ...

    Yes I am.. Great source of software & fixes.

    It's done. Got the best of two units cleaned, buff and put back together. I also got the belt for the floppy and it's working perfect. Got 100+ old...
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    The 2nd model 100 arrive. It worked... case was...

    The 2nd model 100 arrive. It worked... case was nicotine covered. I took it apart and re-did 7 caps and the battery. Took the perfect case from #1 and put the old fix keyboard in and #2...
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    Sad to say the corrosion was also on some traces...

    Sad to say the corrosion was also on some traces on the LCD board. Spots showed up after I replaced the Caps and I got some contrast on the screen. I put the magnified scope on it and three - four...
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    The last one was not easy to spot. It was right...

    The last one was not easy to spot. It was right next to a pad with a 3mm trace to the main trace. All Fixed.

    Got a couple of more things to check out and replace the memory battery. I'm not...
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    Big thanks MikeS. You nailed it, I gave the...

    Big thanks MikeS.

    You nailed it, I gave the keyboard a close inspection and found a few black specks of corrosion. So far I've jumped 5 places and have 2 of the three lines broken lines working. ...
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