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  1. I love your videos! Please keep posting. I too...

    I love your videos! Please keep posting. I too have an 11/34 and an 11/04, but have far less knowledge about them, especially at such a low level hardware-wise. Your videos are very educational for...
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    TI Silent 700 Troubleshooting

    I recently got a TI Silent 700 Data Terminal, Model 745.

    It needs some work. The two main issues are
    1) The print head produces no characters on the paper
    2) The stepper motor that controls the...
  3. Maybe interested depending on where in NC. Can...

    Maybe interested depending on where in NC. Can you post a couple of pictures?
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    Documentation Overload

    Save the Machine has a backlog of quite a bit of documentation. Most of it is late 60's - 70's IBM docs, with a load of misc Plessey Microsystems and a few MAI Basic Four manuals. Our goal is to...
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    +1 for pdftk. It's what I've been using to rotate...

    +1 for pdftk. It's what I've been using to rotate and join pdf files. Also OCRmyPDF for OCR goodness.
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    Sorry, I'm not seeing any of these. Looks like it...

    Sorry, I'm not seeing any of these. Looks like it all has dates of 1977 and earlier. If I find any of these I'll let you know.
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    Thanks. I had been checking bitsavers and...

    Thanks. I had been checking bitsavers and archive.org and didn't see that particular doc. Must have missed it.
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    I have Core Memory Manuals for: PM-1100...

    I have Core Memory Manuals for:
    PM-1100
    PM-1105
    PM-1105BP
    PM-1116B
    PM-1132
    PM-80

    I will add the PM-1100 to the top of my queue.
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    This looks terrific! I'm new to this space, and...

    This looks terrific! I'm new to this space, and have recently started scanning, OCS'ing, and uploading docs to archive.org (here: https://archive.org/details/@save_the_machine).

    So far, I've been...
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    Could you provide location and asking prices?

    Could you provide location and asking prices?
  11. Do you have the bezel door for the IBM?

    Do you have the bezel door for the IBM?
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    Parts for 486 Build

    Looking for the following for a 486 build:

    i486dx2/50 or Am386-40 motherboard combo & Compatible memory
    ISA/VLB SVGA (likely up to 2M in the case of VLB)/ATi Mach8, SBPro or SB2.0
    Early 90's...
  13. Is there list of unarchived / missing software?

    As I was sorting through piles of floppy disks tonight, I got to wondering if there's a maintained list of programs that have never been archived or have gone missing over time?

    Side-rant: I adore...
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    Yup, I was carelessly swapping disks trying to...

    Yup, I was carelessly swapping disks trying to get something to work! I'm going to start clean.

    Thanks everyone for all the helpful information so far!
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    How common is it that a disk will read fine...

    How common is it that a disk will read fine several times before going bad?
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    Floppy Drive Troubleshooting

    I know, this is an old topic. However, I've recently become overwhelmed with floppy failures.

    The basics, as I understand, is to clean the head, track 0 sensor, and head movement screw with...
  17. Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
  18. Location and asking prices please.

    Location and asking prices please.
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    Twinax Adapter Cards?

    Hey everyone, I just picked up an as/400 9404 and I'm looking for a way to interface with it. Ideally, I'll eventually be able to get an InfoWindow setup to use with it. In the meantime, I'm...
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    What year is the consumer product guide from?

    What year is the consumer product guide from?
  21. Hey there, it looks like you need to clear out...

    Hey there, it looks like you need to clear out some of the messages in your inbox: Free_Geek_PDX has exceeded their stored private messages quota and cannot accept further messages until they clear...
  22. Troubleshooting Osborne Model 1 with Screen Pac

    Hey everyone, I'm troubleshooting an OCC 1/1A with a Screen Pac. I bought the Osborne to discover that it only beeps when powered on, as shown here: https://youtu.be/saELuJGk4-E

    My first thoughts...
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    No. I have not been able to find one either.

    No. I have not been able to find one either.
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    It's my understanding that IBM InfoWindow...

    It's my understanding that IBM InfoWindow terminals, those popular on AS/400 systems, would work.

    Or, if you have an old PC laying around (I assume you all do), you could use an adapter like this:...
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    I don't have any original documentation. However,...

    I don't have any original documentation. However, I've been successful finding docs on archive.org and bitsavers: http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/www.bitsavers.org/pdf/ibm/system34/
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