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    I always heard it called Nubus, why the name...

    I always heard it called Nubus, why the name change?
  2. I think the trouble with the balloonjet was that...

    I think the trouble with the balloonjet was that it was marketed as a photo printer add on (upsell) so if you bought a Dot Matrix or Tektronix 4696 in a very specific timeframe (before wax...
  3. I only have the driver nothing else, in the early...

    I only have the driver nothing else, in the early days CASI wouldn’t even list the brand, I looked at the binary of the driver and found no hints, unlike the Tektronix which did list the model under...
  4. 1987 - Color Balloonjet Printer for photo machine

    I still have a collection of antique CASI Futura 100 Computer portrait systems and have always wondered what model/ brand a ballonjet printer could be?

    The driver is very early circa 1987 which is...
  5. The mwave worked fine under Windows 95 playing...

    The mwave worked fine under Windows 95 playing dos soundblaster games.
    And the midi I found more pleasant than normal

    The issue I had was that the system could crash in duke 3d when a lot of...
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    I’m lucky enough to have a pair of old school tv...

    I’m lucky enough to have a pair of old school tv repair shops nearby.

    Getting them to fix it the way you want can be rather $$$$

    Good Luck
  7. AX was a failed Walmart only discount special...

    AX was a failed Walmart only discount special version
  8. Rarest machine is the still working CASI Apollo...

    Rarest machine is the still working
    CASI Apollo VP2 S100 based computer portrait system
    I only know one other person with a similar machine, itís so rare I canít find the keyboard (which had an...
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    I got several after my school trashed them in the...

    I got several after my school trashed them in the mid 90’s

    Most did not have the hard drive or caddy as they ran the library catalog and a dos text based encyclopedia off a big cd-rom array
    ...
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    I had the Windows 3 VGA mono driver working on a...

    I had the Windows 3 VGA mono driver working on a bog standard XT with no issues always wondered why vga required a 286
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    ? You canceled freedompop?

    ? You canceled freedompop?
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    I’ve thought of doing something similar to an ibm...

    I’ve thought of doing something similar to an ibm 5151

    Voltage might need to be different but if it hooks up go for it
  13. One would have to ask why they would use the same...

    One would have to ask why they would use the same identification for this very peculiar card and a very different MDA

    Scans of each card in the sandwich and a scope waveform off the connector are...
  14. 16.25mhz? 8625? Sounds familiar, likely need...

    16.25mhz?
    8625?

    Sounds familiar, likely need a scope to validate the cards signal
    Reminds me of something that went to a terminal screen at McDonald’s

    That “video” connector doesn’t have...
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    I was on dialup till 2017

    I was on dialup till 2017
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    I’ve been looking for a Balloonjet printer for...

    I’ve been looking for a Balloonjet printer for some time to match up to a vintage computer portrait machine

    I’ve often wondered if this was one of the first canon printers
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    Mine had the flakey onboard serial ports and per...

    Mine had the flakey onboard serial ports and per the advertising came with edo
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    A pentium is fine, speed sensitive software...

    A pentium is fine, speed sensitive software usually needs something a lot slower than a 486 to work correctly

    Pentium systems main advantage is floating point,
    ďOther ď performance metrics place...
  19. Every 8” drive I’ve ever encountered was external...

    Every 8” drive I’ve ever encountered was external in its own case, sometimes external dual drives in an external case weighing a gigaton
  20. There used to be 5 1/4” 3.5” combo drives, could...

    There used to be 5 1/4” 3.5” combo drives, could use one of those to save space
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    I had an NCR 486 MCA desktop with a 20”...

    I had an NCR 486 MCA desktop with a 20” Cornerstone monochrome monitor from a bank with a cash register addon and matched cornerstone 1mb dual head graphics card with 256 “color” emulation

    I sold...
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    Some motherboards can only see single sided Simms...

    Some motherboards can only see single sided Simms

    Which is 1/4/16/64mb

    Double sided 2/8/32 don’t work in many older micronics boards
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    In ye olde times a light pen was a thing and some...

    In ye olde times a light pen was a thing and some thought it was a better idea than a mouse
    Thankfully ergonomics and common sense won.

    I do have a graphics machine with a stylus but honestly I’m...
  24. You need to have the disk connected in the...

    You need to have the disk connected in the correct position on the cable so at least one floppy is drive a
    Some cables can be connected upside down to the mobo or floppy, make sure it’s the correct...
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    I monitor if there is traffic, I have my systems...

    I monitor if there is traffic, I have my systems setup to not have network activity if Iím not actively browsing
    I also tend to turn on an all ports blocked firewall after the page loads and watch...
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