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  1. Thread: 8" Floppy drive

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    8" Floppy drive

    My local drive supplier has sold out of spare 8" drives right when I needed one and I'm wondering of someone else has a spare drive I can use for writing disks.

    Form factor not important
    Voltage...
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    Does that place even exist anymore beyond a hole...

    Does that place even exist anymore beyond a hole in the ground? I thought they started palletizing everything and hauling it away earlier in the year?
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    Have you tried jumpering the power supply using a...

    Have you tried jumpering the power supply using a paper clip yet? ;)

    Joking aside, I suspect since you are seeing volts past the rectifier and in the primary side that either the DC control...
  4. Correction. They buy other ebay listings and...

    Correction. They buy other ebay listings and resell vintage computers with a high markup and they don't give a damn about what you tell them.
    Dude's a sleazebag. IF you have to business with him get...
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    Black Friday is really only a US thing and even...

    Black Friday is really only a US thing and even then the "Black Friday", "Better than Black Friday" and "Black Friday Week" schtick sucks in Canada.

    A $3000 washer and dryer set reduced to $2700...
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    Hey Al, I see the CHM has the complete kit...

    Hey Al, I see the CHM has the complete kit including the phone in their inventory. Would you be able to get us some more detailed photographs of the phone? :)

    That system looks REALLY awesome. I'm...
  7. Thread: ASR43 TAU Help

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    Okay I think I figured that parts list out by...

    Okay I think I figured that parts list out by guessing what it might be.

    474032 - 74LS32
    474008 - 74LS08
    404049 - CD4049
    335529 - MC1489
    335528 - MC1488
    335522 - 4N33
    326800 - 4N33
  8. Thread: ASR43 TAU Help

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    ASR43 TAU Help

    I have a model 43 teletype which someone previously pulled the Terminal Auxiliary Unit (the thing that converts the line in to CMOS digital levels) and kludged in a current loop adapter. I want to...
  9. Thread: Bell 103 Dataset

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    The dataset sold for $635USD and the auxiliary...

    The dataset sold for $635USD and the auxiliary set sold for $510.00.

    While ebay really obfuscates the buyers now you can see one went to someone who is into telephones and the other has in...
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    If you have not by the way found something...

    If you have not by the way found something equivalent, get a copy of Snooper and use the Video test modes to assist in adjusting the screen, as opposed to just the mac desktop.

    It's been a while...
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    Your convergence got a good whack. Given how it's...

    Your convergence got a good whack. Given how it's uniform across the face of the tube and your adjustment rings are still set in gunk it's almost like the entire shadow mask has shifted.....
  12. So when what you are telling me is: No, nobody...

    So when what you are telling me is: No, nobody has released anything in the last few years that lets you plug a 5.25" floppy drive into one end and the USB end plugs into your computer and blam, it...
  13. That didn't answer my question though. We...

    That didn't answer my question though.

    We already have USB to floppy adapters for more advanced tasks and even single-chip USB to floppy adapters for 3.5" drives. For neither is the power...
  14. Modern USB to Floppy adapters that are NOT do-all

    This switch to a 64-bit OS ha been pretty rough for me so far. All of my older DOS/CLI-based utilities no longer work and my new system has a neutered floppy controller. For 3.5" disks I've been able...
  15. I've kinda abandoned most subjects on backporting...

    I've kinda abandoned most subjects on backporting TLS to older platforms because of the amount of effort needed but you mentioned that a release for Irix is on the way.
    Is this library for...
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    Color classics are in the range of macs where the...

    Color classics are in the range of macs where the MINIMUM preventative maintenance is replacing all the surface mount lytics on the logic board. Second to that is pulling the back off and recapping...
  17. Slightly off-topic but my recommendation is you...

    Slightly off-topic but my recommendation is you keep to this forum. We don't bite as much when it comes to moderation, plus we can immediately see your post here. ;)
    Also, use a photo host like...
  18. Using the video modes on Canon's T3i/T4i cameras

    I'm a bit sheepish to admit that while I have owned a T3i for almost ten years I never actually used the video mode for anything but full-auto. I really didn't use the video mode full-time.

    A few...
  19. If anyone here bites, please tell me the serial...

    If anyone here bites, please tell me the serial number.

    The last set of DT-1's I worked with here in BC had serial numbers sequential from 00007 to 00012. Kitchener is significantly closer to...
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    Wow, things must of been plugged into that mac...

    Wow, things must of been plugged into that mac that it REALLY did not want.
    I really can't help you here. I woulds say just verify the clock is running but whatever blasted that serial port I'm...
  21. Thread: Bell 103 Dataset

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    WOW those prices got silly quick! :shocked:

    WOW those prices got silly quick! :shocked:
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    What are you referring to the printer port so we...

    What are you referring to the printer port so we can get our bearings? The 25 pin SCSI port or one of the MiniDIN 8 pin serial ports?


    the Mac ROM does not test the SCC's on start. Once the power...
  23. Thread: Bell 103 Dataset

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    Bell 103 Dataset

    Two piece listing, folks.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Western-Electric-Data-Phone-Model-103A/254776746231

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-Western-Electric-Data-Phone-Model-804B/203179212062
    ...
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    Are you jumpstarting and immediately pulling the...

    Are you jumpstarting and immediately pulling the batteries?
    I might be wrong but this may be one of the macs that needs healthy batteries or it will not come up right.

    Also reseat the ram.
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    I poked at the clock to see it running, then...

    I poked at the clock to see it running, then tried resetting the clock again and now I get what is going on. It's a combination of a software incompatibility and me being stupid. ;)

    So when you...
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