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    Yeah, I know with mine it had a couple bad ram...

    Yeah, I know with mine it had a couple bad ram chips so the entire system would halt with the Mem Err Info page. I found that a little better personally then much of the built in ram testers later...
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    Yeah, if it was stock ram, I'm sure the speed...

    Yeah, if it was stock ram, I'm sure the speed wasn't the problem, it's likely just slightly bad ram in there (probably not totally bad ram since the Tandy usually checks that at bootup... at least...
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    I guess I didn't catch that (don't have a TX...

    I guess I didn't catch that (don't have a TX myself)... good point.

    Looks like we're done here anyway. :)
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    That's true... I have both as well.

    That's true... I have both as well.
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    Yeah, I have a model 4 and an SX 1000 that are...

    Yeah, I have a model 4 and an SX 1000 that are both fine. Either way though, our experiences aren't really scientific. Like the guy who says his Pontiac Fiero never blew up so they must all be...
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    So i have two myself, one is broken but was a...

    So i have two myself, one is broken but was a grappler type... both of them pull power from the cassette port which was common for commodore accessories. Super sketchy, but you could get away with...
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    Of course, back then, the difference between...

    Of course, back then, the difference between 'commercial' and 'homemade' weren't far removed. I have one that's even jankier than this, but at least the 'manufacturer' printed the info directly onto...
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    I also have this PS/1. As mcs_5 mentioned, you...

    I also have this PS/1. As mcs_5 mentioned, you can install a sound card, it's a standard ISA - I have an SB card in mine. No idea on VGA card, but considering the weird setup on the PS/1 with the...
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    If you have a PC with a 5 1/4 floppy drive (and...

    If you have a PC with a 5 1/4 floppy drive (and dos), you can actually make kaypro disks easily via a few methods. Here's one way:
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    I had the reverse of one of those white ones...

    I had the reverse of one of those white ones (av2hdmi)... it wasn't very good. But, I'd think that going from good hdmi to crappy composite on a blurry crt, the bar would be much lower and easier to...
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    Technically Windows 8 software is windows 10...

    Technically Windows 8 software is windows 10 software.. it's the same architecture, only the UI is different. (yes, there's also the privacy stuff you can hate, but it doesn't change that overall...
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    Well, what type of inputs are on the TV...

    Well, what type of inputs are on the TV (composite, component, RF)? Is the TV 16:9 or 4:3? If there are composite inputs on the TV, they make pretty inexpensive HDMI to composite converters sold...
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    Nope, I got my domain back in the 90's and had an...

    Nope, I got my domain back in the 90's and had an exchange server at that time, sometime in the 2000's i moved my mail over through google apps. So, even though I have my own domain, it technically...
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    Actually, I think stone was only suggesting that...

    Actually, I think stone was only suggesting that you maybe use an email address that wasn't blacklisted so you didn't have to call them or text them to ask them to check their spam folder for your...
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    It's probably for the best that his emails don't...

    It's probably for the best that his emails don't go through so his email is keeping him from collecting more systems he doesn't need. His email address is doing the same work a wife would normally...
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    I'm in agreement here and because the whole...

    I'm in agreement here and because the whole website is dumbed down to benefits the user receives and not what they're actually doing, it's hard to tell the level of shadiness. If you are replacing a...
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    yes, as i mentioned in my earlier post, any phone...

    yes, as i mentioned in my earlier post, any phone that is bootloader unlocked can be rooted... carrier unlocked is totally different and has nothing to do with rooting.

    Side note, while kc9udx is...
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    There are two types of "unlocked", carrier...

    There are two types of "unlocked", carrier unlocked and bootloader unlocked. Bootloader unlocked can be rooted, carrier unlocked only means it can be used on any carrier with supported bands (GSM,...
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    Honestly, that's really the only use of a dot...

    Honestly, that's really the only use of a dot matrix printer now... But it kinda is an awesome use.



    While that technically does work (very popular with typewriter folks), it's a horrible...
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    well, for items that are perishable, i personally...

    well, for items that are perishable, i personally don't consider it new if it's not made recently as they could easily be bad. I've had plenty of sealed perishable items (floppies, ribbons, thermal...
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    Not that it matters, but if the ribbon is the...

    Not that it matters, but if the ribbon is the same width and length (well, it can be shorter length, just usually not longer), you can always swap the ribbons with something you can buy now. I've...
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    My main dot matrix printer is 24 pin Panasonic. ...

    My main dot matrix printer is 24 pin Panasonic. I don't have the color printhead, but they do make one and someone has been trying to sell it on ebay for at least a year. It's pretty cheap ($20)...
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    It could be worse, it could be old modems. :) ...

    It could be worse, it could be old modems. :) But yeah, that's what I did... I gave the guy one of my Apple IIe's for $40 and even then could only get him to take the Image Writer 2 for free... and...
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    Can't answer your main question but i would say...

    Can't answer your main question but i would say that it's likely not worth the effort. Maybe it's different in your area, but both my friend Dave (davejustdave on YouTube) and i had the hardest time...
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    Wasn't clear in the context of the original post...

    Wasn't clear in the context of the original post if these were just old videos you need to watch, but just wanted to note that newer videos have begun to be released as h265. Just wanted to mention...
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