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Wanted: Panasonic Sr. Partner Documentation

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    Wanted: Panasonic Sr. Partner Documentation

    I'd like a PDF copy or what-have-you of the giant book that comes with the Sr. Partner. If this isn't possible, perhaps someone could at least scan the motherboard diagrams and other applicable graphics, as they are the most important thing I don't have.

    Thanks.
    More commonly known as "Yushatak" - www.yushatak.com
    Focused on 486 and Pentium Machines
    I collect All-In-One PCs and Keyboard PCs, especially Compaq.

    #2
    me too.


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      #3
      Wow, yours is really discolored, if that's your personal one. Lots of sun I bet.

      Do you have original software, Bill? We should swap when we meet up. I've got the original DOS disk for mine, but that's all that I have that went with it. I've since located a few programs that also work.
      More commonly known as "Yushatak" - www.yushatak.com
      Focused on 486 and Pentium Machines
      I collect All-In-One PCs and Keyboard PCs, especially Compaq.

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        #4
        Raven, do you have dual floppies or the 10MB Hdd? I don't have anything myself, just curious. Well, I have the boot disk with the demo programs. I used to have one with 512K ram, 10MB hdd. It had the neat black carrying case too. I wish I never sold it back in '88. I keep my eyes peeled for another good one to come along, but they are few and far between.
        Obsolete PCs in running condition that I've had since new:
        *Tall tower, Intel 386 20mhz Micronics board, 2 MB RAM, DOS 3.3 dual booting PC-MOS 4.0.
        *Mini tower, AMD 386, 40mhz, 32 MB RAM, 256K L2, Acer board, Windows 3.11, DOS 5.0
        *Gigantor tower, Intel 486 66mhz Gateway 2000, Anigma board, 128 MB RAM, 256k L2, Windows 95b
        *Med. tower, Pentium III 450 mhz Intel SE-440BX-2 board, 768 MB RAM, Windows 98SE

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          #5
          Originally posted by Raven View Post
          Wow, yours is really discolored, if that's your personal one. Lots of sun I bet.
          It's two-tone, the rims are dark colored, the middle surfaces are lighter.

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            #6
            Originally posted by Billyray View Post
            Raven, do you have dual floppies or the 10MB Hdd? I don't have anything myself, just curious. Well, I have the boot disk with the demo programs. I used to have one with 512K ram, 10MB hdd. It had the neat black carrying case too. I wish I never sold it back in '88. I keep my eyes peeled for another good one to come along, but they are few and far between.
            Mine came with dual floppies, but I upgraded it with a 40MB RLL drive on an MFM controller (due to my lack of RLL controllers) formatted at 20MB. I kept the other floppy, of course. I have the boot disk as well, the nooblet who sold the box on ebay thought that the Sr. Partner magically booted from a ROM, when there was a disk in the floppy drive that had never been removed, heh.

            I didn't know they had cases, I wish I had one. My Sr. Partner is in 100% flawless condition. No discoloration, no dents, no non-working parts, no missing or replaced keys. All perfect. It's one of the highlights of my collection. I have DOS 6.22 booting off the HDD and it's loaded with all of the games I've collected that run on it since I picked up the box.
            More commonly known as "Yushatak" - www.yushatak.com
            Focused on 486 and Pentium Machines
            I collect All-In-One PCs and Keyboard PCs, especially Compaq.

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              #7
              The only thing I have for the Sr. Partner is an "Operations/DOS manual."

              There are no schematics but there is a DOS 2.0 disk.
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                #8
                Originally posted by Billyray View Post
                Raven, do you have dual floppies or the 10MB Hdd? I don't have anything myself, just curious. Well, I have the boot disk with the demo programs. I used to have one with 512K ram, 10MB hdd. It had the neat black carrying case too. I wish I never sold it back in '88. I keep my eyes peeled for another good one to come along, but they are few and far between.

                BillyRay,

                Are you still looking for a Panasonic Senior Partner with carrying case?

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