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    External 3.5" IDE HDD adapters to USB that I've...

    External 3.5" IDE HDD adapters to USB that I've used were dirt cheap all seem to work well. As far as 5" IDE adapters I've only used one or two and can't recall the brands since not common to use...
  2. I first use compressed air for sockets and female...

    I first use compressed air for sockets and female connectors. Dish soap and water on gold male contacts to remove dirt, grime and oils from the contact fingers. Then a contact cleaner or Deoxit to...
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    If pressing on the ribbon cable causes the floppy...

    If pressing on the ribbon cable causes the floppy to work then the broken connector is your problem. The latching bar is necessary to press the ribbon against the connector contacts. Either repair...
  4. Last night I was working on an S-100 z80 CPU card...

    Last night I was working on an S-100 z80 CPU card that had failed to boot when I purchased it some time ago. I had tested it and put it aside for a future "round-2-it" day. Well, yesterday was the...
  5. In the age of CP/M computer and such you needed...

    In the age of CP/M computer and such you needed an EPROM programmer to program a PROM, EPROM or EEPROM with a monitor program (not called a BIOS since that was part of CP/M) that often was written in...
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    I'm not sure, are you trying to use software to...

    I'm not sure, are you trying to use software to activate phantom? I believe it is normally done by a hardware circuit. When the card that you want to control a portion of RAM spare that card pulls...
  7. Here's the list of jumpers for a Tandon 100: ...

    Here's the list of jumpers for a Tandon 100:

    Programmable Shunt Socket (1E):
    HS - unused; must be cut
    DS0..DS3 - Drive select
    MX - multiplex; used only in...
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    Many Brother printers have a drum that is not...

    Many Brother printers have a drum that is not part of the toner, but needs to be replaced after 3 or 4 toners. So a toner cartridge is cheap compared to some other brands that has the drum in the...
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    When you say it won't boot, do you mean to the...

    When you say it won't boot, do you mean to the desktop or not even allow you to get into the setup screen? If the later, have you tried a boot into safe mode? See if there's a driver issue by trying...
  10. For what computer is this going to be done? Why...

    For what computer is this going to be done? Why do you need to flash the BIOS? Is there a known issue that is solved by an updated BIOS? Are trying to use an updated BIOS from the OEM or some BIOS...
  11. How many switch positions are closed on the DIP...

    How many switch positions are closed on the DIP switch? I believe it should be two of the DIP switches in the on position. If I recall correctly for a Tandon you need a drive select closed (0-3 or...
  12. You never own the software, you do own a license...

    You never own the software, you do own a license to use the software as long as you follow the terms and conditions set forth in the license.
  13. I like your idea of using a container to hold the...

    I like your idea of using a container to hold the PCB and need to try that myself.
  14. A novice buys a non-working computer and is told...

    A novice buys a non-working computer and is told all he needs to do is replace all the capacitors and the computer will work. Then they use a 1000 watt soldering gun and acid core solder and then...
  15. Does the good board have different resistance...

    Does the good board have different resistance readings for the "F" devices? If so, then there's your problem. As you stated "F" usually means fuse on PCB's, but a 3 leg fuses is something I've not...
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    https://www.newegg.com/p/298-00B0-00F61?nm_mc=KNC-...

    https://www.newegg.com/p/298-00B0-00F61?nm_mc=KNC-MSNSearch&cm_mmc=KNC-MSNSearch-_-3D+Printers+Accessories-_-Mimo+Tech-_-9SIAMJKBXW8937&source=region&msclkid=87947aa2a9f81b032028251eb6bd7545&gclid=CMO...
  17. NEC Ready, Zenith 700 and Micron Transport VLX model laptops

    This some information that I originally posted on my old laptop repair website that's long gone these days. I want to post it here so the information remains available to collectors of these laptops....
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    The Supercard Pro that I suggested makes a copy...

    The Supercard Pro that I suggested makes a copy of the flux on a disk and doesn't need to know the formatting. It will copy bit by bit at the flux level to a second disk. The only limiting factor is...
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    Sumo, I have no experience with your model...

    Sumo,

    I have no experience with your model Toshiba, but I've worked on hundreds of laptops. First thing to check is if the switch that turns off the LCD when the lid is closed is working or you...
  20. Chuck, Sorry, I misunderstood that's what you...

    Chuck,

    Sorry, I misunderstood that's what you were offering. I thought you meant 1/2 height vs. 42mm height drives.

    Don
  21. I found a FD-35F on an online auction and it is...

    I found a FD-35F on an online auction and it is coming in from Israel taking a slow boat. Won't arrive for 4-6 weeks and it is untested. That give me time to see if I can find all the pieces to the...
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    Teac FD-35E or F wanted

    Looking for a 3.5" Teac single or double sided (135 TPI ) drive, either a FD-35E or FD-35F drive. These drives are taller than a normal PC 3.5" drive
  23. I found a brochure for the FD-35's and the "E" is...

    I found a brochure for the FD-35's and the "E" is a SS 135 TPI with 500K capacity. Height is 42mm.
  24. NEC Starlet 3.5" "Full Height" floppy disk drive needed

    I have a NEC Starlet laptop plus an optional AC powered floppy drive expansion unit. I want to try to get it up and running. The expansion unit is a large clamshell box with a cable over to a plug-in...
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    Thanks, again this is what's there. RP11 and U19....

    Thanks, again this is what's there. RP11 and U19.

    The "U" through me off a bit since that's more common for naming an IC and not a jumper. So I'm going to dig out a jumper header and solder a...
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