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    That's a really nice looking 5155. You even have...

    That's a really nice looking 5155. You even have the little clear plastic piece to help hold the full length cards in place. That is missing on a lot of portables that I've seen. In fact, I have...
  2. Have you tried it assembled? I read another...

    Have you tried it assembled? I read another thread somewhere someone hooked up a bare model F PCB and got strange results. The model F is a capacitive keyboard and relies on the "flippers" to...
  3. Make sure the grounds are sound! One is attached...

    Make sure the grounds are sound! One is attached via a screw on the pcb and the other is at the berg connector. IIRC, it won't function at all without the ground at the berg connector, but will...
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    Pictures?

    Pictures?
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    Well then, I guess I'm still "just playin'...

    Well then, I guess I'm still "just playin' around". This is a hobby for me. If I wanted to make a career of it, I should have started A LONG TIME AGO! ;) These days, I spend my free time doing...
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    Evidently, you (Chuck(G)) forgot the very start...

    Evidently, you (Chuck(G)) forgot the very start of this thread.



    I've programmed in BASIC on an AppleII, an Imsai 8080 and later on an IBM XT. I later played with Microsoft QuickBASIC. I...
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    OP Here again, Thanks Chuckster, I have been...

    OP Here again, Thanks Chuckster, I have been feeling a bit overwhelmed with all of the suggestions for books to read and such. Yup, this is just a hobby for me, not for professional use. I do...
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    OP Here! Wow. Lots of great replies here. ...

    OP Here! Wow. Lots of great replies here. Thanks guys!! I've only quickly skimmed over all of them! One of the questions that came up was asking what hardware I wanted to program for. The...
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    Decided to start learnig C

    I've played around with BASIC since about 1979 but never really got super deep into it. A few years ago, I bought a book about assembly, but couldn't stay awake reading it. So, late in September, I...
  10. Thread: Nice 5155

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    Hmm. Very interesting! Would love to see that...

    Hmm. Very interesting! Would love to see that pic!

    Greg
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    yup. If it's not original, it's not "complete". ...

    yup. If it's not original, it's not "complete". I also don't like seeing them with the floppy drives switched out(Not the case here. Just sayin').

    64493
    Looks like they made a storage...
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    Something's not right with that thing. The...

    Something's not right with that thing.

    The monitor should be amber.
    There is a hole in the back where expansion slots 6, 7, 8 should be.
    Why is it booting to basic? Either the A drive...
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    That looks fantastic! Thanks for the Pic

    That looks fantastic! Thanks for the Pic
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    Yes, picture please! No pics = Didn't happen....

    Yes, picture please! No pics = Didn't happen.
    So, what is this cyclomethicone?

    OK, answered my own question.
    Cyclomethicone is an alcohol-free, clear, colorless, odorless, silicone liquid used...
  15. Can't see your pic. It want me to sign in to...

    Can't see your pic. It want me to sign in to google. Not gonna do that!
  16. The Hive Mind wants / needs us to stay connected...

    The Hive Mind wants / needs us to stay connected with the collective! Resistance is futile.
  17. I wonder if this issue could have anything to do...

    I wonder if this issue could have anything to do with the fact that the 5155 keyboard and some 5160 keyboards dont use the reset line on the cable. They evidently reset themselves at power up and...
  18. Hmm.. Pretty strange. Have you checked the...

    Hmm.. Pretty strange. Have you checked the ground connection? I've heard of strange behavior when the ground is interupted on the model f.
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    You're very welcome. Palmzip has worked great...

    You're very welcome. Palmzip has worked great for me. Well worth the price, and, yes these zip drives aren't the fastest, or the most reliable solution. They can develop what's called the "Click...
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    Yup, I should have specified in my first...

    Yup, I should have specified in my first response that PALMZIP was what my link was pointing to.
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    You should be able to use THIS...

    You should be able to use THIS Driver with your 8086.. It's no free, but well worth the small cost. I've used it with an 8088 and it works flawlessly. Forget about Guest.exe!! Even with V30 Guest...
  22. OH! I didn't realize when you said "power cycle"...

    OH! I didn't realize when you said "power cycle" that you meant "rapid power cycle". I guess you must not have tried the "rapid power cycle" after the XT-IDE was removed or you would have seen...
  23. Actually, the ATI EGA Wonder, looks great on the...

    Actually, the ATI EGA Wonder, looks great on the 5155 amber monitor as long as you don't go above 640 x 200. What I believe is "Low Resolution EGA", 640x200x16 colors, looks fantastic on the 5155...
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    You're welcome. I built one of those years ago...

    You're welcome. I built one of those years ago when the project was in it's early stages. If you like, I can look through my spare parts. I think I have a spare FDC Chip. Let me know if...
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    If THIS...

    If THIS is what you mean. Look on THIS PAGE and scroll down almost all the way toward the bottom in the "Other (formerly known as "Mini") Boards" section. It says Todd Goodman has 40 of them. ...
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