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  1. I run DOS 6.22 on my 5160, XUB, HH 360k 5.25" and...

    I run DOS 6.22 on my 5160, XUB, HH 360k 5.25" and 3.5" floppy drive and stock floppy controller, Can't say i've had that happen using good 360k or 720k floppy disks.
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    I haven't watched the video's and not going to,...

    I haven't watched the video's and not going to, being on the wrong side of the pond as usual :-(
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    Kit or PCB, I'm assuming PCB as the Kit would...

    Kit or PCB, I'm assuming PCB as the Kit would have everything needed, If you bought the PCB from Glitch i would say it sounds like you bought or got sent the wrong size headers, Where did you get the...
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    An 8Gb CF is a bit big, I would try a smaller CF...

    An 8Gb CF is a bit big, I would try a smaller CF 2Gb or less as Chuck said in your other thread, You could try booting the Olivetti via a Dos 6.22 boot disk and wipe the CF card using the Lo-Tech...
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    There is some information on the 5161 on Modem7's...

    There is some information on the 5161 on Modem7's website
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    A few people have tried to get one started...

    A few people have tried to get one started before, Trouble is i've never seen anything official from IBM, Even when there was loads of documentation on IBM's server wayback, Given that IBM sold...
  7. Well over the last 10 years that i've been buying...

    Well over the last 10 years that i've been buying / building the XT-IDE cards for my own use, I have original Rev 1 - 2 and 4 cards, Also i have a few lo-tech cards, Glitch's R4 cards are a great...
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    Yep, I like em, I've had no problems with mine,...

    Yep, I like em, I've had no problems with mine, These SD card adapters are not all compatible with the Lo-tech ISA - CF adapter though. My adapters all have the FC1307A chip and don't work with my...
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    The GQ-4x is not compatible with the OP's...

    The GQ-4x is not compatible with the OP's keyboard controller unfortunately, I didn't think it was but received confirmation from a tech at mcumall today.
  10. The XTIDE project has been a huge success IMO,...

    The XTIDE project has been a huge success IMO, Like any successful project, The trouble is the "Copy cats" who think they are onto a winner without doing the hard work, They churn out garbage PCB's...
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    As above, Data I/O 212

    As above, Data I/O 212
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    I can dump it if my programmer DATA I/O 212 can...

    I can dump it if my programmer DATA I/O 212 can read yours as a HD63701V0, Check the data sheets, The HD63701V0 is pin compatible with the HD6301V1 and same rom size, It would be better if we had a...
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    No it's not a typo in the device list for the...

    No it's not a typo in the device list for the GQ4, There is indeed a HD6301Y0 but it's a 64 pin chip, The GQ4 has a 40 pin ZIF socket, I did a bit more digging and a "special adapter" is required for...
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    It's easily done and has been done by other's, I...

    It's easily done and has been done by other's, I did it once myself, I was watching TV at the time and never had my mind on what i was doing, Totally my fault, Luckily i had spare EEprom and it was...
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    I've had keyboard controllers on the brain the...

    I've had keyboard controllers on the brain the last couple of days, My GQ4 does indeed list the HD6301Y0, You have the HD6301V1 and it's a 40 pin dip yes ?, According to the data sheets i found the...
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    I have a GQ4 older model not the newer 4x4, I...

    I have a GQ4 older model not the newer 4x4, I don't see the Hitachi HD6301V1C19P chip in the supported device list ?
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    I have a generic 16-bit IDE/Floppy controller in...

    I have a generic 16-bit IDE/Floppy controller in one of my XT's and use the XTIDE Universal Bios with a HD floppy bios appended to the XUB, which allows me to use CF connected to the 16-bit IDE and...
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    I've seen non-working Tandon TM100-2A drive's...

    I've seen non-working Tandon TM100-2A drive's sell for silly money, I much prefer having a 3.5" and a HH 5.25" 360k in my XT, I find it far more convenient as i have the choice of using 360k - 720k...
  19. If mrmanse took the XTIDE from a 5150 and it was...

    If mrmanse took the XTIDE from a 5150 and it was working perfectly then a bad chip shouldn't be an issue, Unless the board got zapped by static in the process of moving it, I can see a bad 573...
  20. Yes 4.8v is a bit low, Some of these 2.5" drives...

    Yes 4.8v is a bit low, Some of these 2.5" drives can be a bit power hungry on spin up, I had a look at my stash of 2.5" drives and found a Hitachi 80Gb with a rating of 5v 1.0A, I hooked it up to my...
  21. What hard drive are you using, 2.5" laptop drive...

    What hard drive are you using, 2.5" laptop drive ?, What make / model, Just curious, I have a R4 XTIDE in my 5155 and have no problems with CF or SD cards.
  22. Sometimes a good clean can work wonders, I've had...

    Sometimes a good clean can work wonders, I've had some success before with removing the PCB and cleaning and / or re-soldering iffy joints, Don't always work though. See:...
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    Usually you can find floppy disc cleaning kits on...

    Usually you can find floppy disc cleaning kits on ebay, I assume your 5155 has 2 floppy drives, Have you tried disconnecting the cable from both drives and reconnect the cable (twisted end) to the B...
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    I've not heard of MITAC ADM v1.0 before, Got a...

    I've not heard of MITAC ADM v1.0 before, Got a link ?, What version of DOS are you running, What does FDISK say about that partition ?.
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    I use VGA in all my old IBM's with the exception...

    I use VGA in all my old IBM's with the exception of my 5155, I prefer using LCD's these days, Better for my poor old eyes, Having them imported must be a tad on the expensive side.
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