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    I think will go higher than that, myself would go...

    I think will go higher than that, myself would go there.
    Last one I on ebay I bid up to 10K.
    Wish had more disposable cash, C65 is a good investment, there are really very few of them in existence...
  2. Now when I think about it did Microsoft change...

    Now when I think about it did Microsoft change the driver model between win 98 and 98SE or was it 98SE to ME ?
    Maybe I could use 98SE drivers after all?
    Yet reading from the readme of the intel...
  3. CABs are mostly 1676KB in size (reported by...

    CABs are mostly 1676KB in size (reported by win10) date stamp 11/24/1998 , looks like windows 98 FE , damn:mad:
    Thanks man , much appreciated.
    Now where to find chipset drivers for that thing?
  4. Need some expert help with windows 98, how to determine version, SE or first edition?

    I'm at my wits end, maybe I'm missing something obvious here, don't know anymore.
    Here's the scoop:
    I have this piece of hardware, it's an older HP oscilloscope model 54845A, it runs on normal of...
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    I have a distinct feeling that the OP meant...

    I have a distinct feeling that the OP meant something that can play these :
    https://retrocmp.de/ibm/5150/diagcass.jpg
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    Good sugestion, will do it tonight.

    Good sugestion, will do it tonight.
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    Hi, I'm actually typing this from the "tweenner"...

    Hi, I'm actually typing this from the "tweenner" , just installed XP on the second partition on the CF that passes for the HD, firs time using K-meleon browser, not so bad actually.
    Back to the...
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    Tandon TM-62-2L , heads won't move .

    Hi, I'm putting together a "twinner" box based on DFI i810 chipset mobo (only one I have that supports 2 floppy drives). Idea is to have all 3 common floppy formats in one convenient box, 360Kb...
  9. Or just get a roll of 34 conductors ribbon cable...

    Or just get a roll of 34 conductors ribbon cable like: https://www.ebay.com/itm/3M-3365-34-FLAT-RIBBON-CABLE-34-CONDUCTORS-20-FEET/362184991561?epid=1817953557&hash=item5453e86349:g:-uMAAOSwWnFV~Eyv...
  10. Stuff you actually need is really difficult to...

    Stuff you actually need is really difficult to ascertain while you only doing hobby stuff.
    One day you fix a dead zx81 the next you have 3GHz signal generator on your hands.
    Hard to put the limits...
  11. Stay away while you still can, test equipment...

    Stay away while you still can, test equipment addiction is very real and costly!!!:cool:
    This would be my 7th scope, I really need to get rid of couple of them, but how?? I like them all :D
  12. OK, bought PCParnter BSB871S from a guy in...

    OK, bought PCParnter BSB871S from a guy in Ukraine, will see how it goes, $45 shipping included.
    But the frustration continues, looks like the windows 98 startup floppy doesn't include Format...
  13. Budgett? that would depend, but ballpark figure ~...

    Budgett? that would depend, but ballpark figure ~ $50 bucks, judging for what they're going on eBay.
  14. I could probably live without ISA, the 2 ISA...

    I could probably live without ISA, the 2 ISA cards used here are ethernet, which I could easy replace with PCI one or skip alltogether as it's not essential to operation.
    The second is IEEE 488 /...
  15. Sure, but first let have some fun :p Can anybody...

    Sure, but first let have some fun :p
    Can anybody guess what it is?
    It runs windows 95 or 98 but it's not a computer at all, i'ts been proven to work with any reasonable motherboard as long as it...
  16. I know, that's the reason I want to replace it.

    I know, that's the reason I want to replace it.
  17. :p I've seen what's on eBay, may have to settle...

    :p I've seen what's on eBay, may have to settle for one of these but, none of them suits me 100%.
    For starters they all really far away (Latvia, Ukraine etc.) secondly none of them has all the...
  18. Decent socket 370 motherboard in Baby AT form factor.

    Looking for a decent performing prefferably Intel 810 chipset Baby AT form factor motherboard.
    Either socket 370 or slot1 are fine, I need minimum 2 PCI slots preferably more one ISa slot would be...
  19. I'm not sure what you're talkin about here, but...

    I'm not sure what you're talkin about here, but wasn't Commodore a Canadian company to begin with?
    University of Waterloo had impact on some of the Pets.
  20. Thread: Who's granpa.

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    https://i.imgur.com/nwCslzLb.jpg Dont know...

    https://i.imgur.com/nwCslzLb.jpg

    Dont know about the CPU, but I'm quite certain that she was born to solve most if not all the problems in physics, theory of everything, here I come.
    :D
  21. Thread: Who's granpa.

    by alpher
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    Who's granpa.

    I am:
    https://i.imgur.com/afVdlfcb.jpg
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    I dont know much about sewing machines, but I...

    I dont know much about sewing machines, but I know that 1958 is hardly "vintage" in that category.
    Try a century earlier.
    My gramma had one dated 1895 still used it into 70ties.
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    Same for me, smoked from early 80's till 2010,...

    Same for me, smoked from early 80's till 2010, cold turkey worked for me, it's all in the head IMHO.
    You just have to convince yourself, and it is the hard part (to convince yourself to quit).
    What...
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    How about 2 5.25" drives on built in floppy...

    How about 2 5.25" drives on built in floppy controller and an extra LS120 as a IDE or SCSI , will this work?
  25. Thread: Rest in Pieces

    by alpher
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    https://youtu.be/U9mwlNKqhe8

    https://youtu.be/U9mwlNKqhe8
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