Re: Steve Garcia / Micromint SB180

2017-07-05 Thread allison via cctalk
On 07/05/2017 04:14 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > > > On 7/5/2017 12:32 PM, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote: >> PLEASE, under what directory you put the pdf of the manual ?? > http://bitsavers.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/pdf/micromint/ Thats only for the SB180FX... there are two versions the

HP 12653A line printer interface

2017-07-05 Thread J. David Bryan via cctalk
Does anyone have an HP 12653A line printer interface? It is used to connect an HP 21xx/1000 CPU to an HP 2767A line printer. I am unable to find a manual for this card, but the HP "General Purpose Register Diagnostic" manual suggests that it is a modified HP 12566B Microcircuit interface.

Re: New batch of pdp8 OMNIBUS to USB interface! Please Read and react!

2017-07-05 Thread Barry via cctalk
Hello Phillip, This is hastily prepared but I am interested in purchasing a OMNI to USB interface. Is the list still open? Barry McMahon Sent from my iPad

Re: Windows 10 recent creator release may take your printer out. I am really ...

2017-07-05 Thread TeoZ via cctalk
The switch to home USB printer/scanner combinations also killed off the generic standalone scanners (especially the parallel port ones and the almost dead SCSI variety). -Original Message- From: Ed via cctalk Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2017 9:31 PM To: tin...@gmail.com ;

Re: Windows 10 recent creator release may take your printer out. I am really ...

2017-07-05 Thread Ed via cctalk
Hi Torfinn! Well driver worked ok this time... just had to TOTALLY remove the old one thenreinstall thedriver again and bingo. the scanner had no problem either before or after driver switch after the upgrade... The real horrible thing was all the scanners that

Re: ChipQuik Troubles

2017-07-05 Thread Paul Koning via cctalk
> On Jul 5, 2017, at 6:17 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk > wrote: > > On 07/05/2017 01:42 PM, Rob Jarratt via cctalk wrote: >> I bought some ChipQuik recently and managed to successfully remove a 74LS125 >> with little trouble. Today I have come to trying to desolder another

Re: Steve Garcia / Micromint SB180

2017-07-05 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
argh.. forgot there was already a micromint dir, so I moved it there On 7/5/17 5:13 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > it will be under microMint early tomorrow > > On 7/5/17 12:32 PM, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote: > >> PLEASE, under what directory you put the pdf of the manual ?? >> >

db9 requirements

2017-07-05 Thread Henry Bond via cctalk
Good Evening all, hope your week is going well. I received a sparcstation 10 today and wondered if anyone knew which db25 cable to get to connect to my DEC vt, null modem, cross over, etc, etc. Also if anyone has experience with this machine I would be happy to take OS recommendations. -H

Re: Steve Garcia / Micromint SB180

2017-07-05 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
it will be under microMint early tomorrow On 7/5/17 12:32 PM, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote: > PLEASE, under what directory you put the pdf of the manual ?? >

RE: ChipQuik Troubles

2017-07-05 Thread Rob Jarratt via cctalk
> -Original Message- > From: Jon Elson [mailto:el...@pico-systems.com] > Sent: 05 July 2017 23:25 > To: r...@jarratt.me.uk; Rob Jarratt ; General > Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts > Subject: Re: ChipQuik Troubles > > On

RE: ChipQuik Troubles

2017-07-05 Thread Rob Jarratt via cctalk
> -Original Message- > From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-boun...@classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Guzis > via cctalk > Sent: 05 July 2017 23:18 > To: cctalk@classiccmp.org > Subject: Re: ChipQuik Troubles > > On 07/05/2017 01:42 PM, Rob Jarratt via cctalk wrote: > > I bought some ChipQuik

Re: ChipQuik Troubles

2017-07-05 Thread Jon Elson via cctalk
On 07/05/2017 03:42 PM, Rob Jarratt via cctalk wrote: I bought some ChipQuik recently and managed to successfully remove a 74LS125 with little trouble. Today I have come to trying to desolder another similar sized chip, but try as I might I just cannot get it to work. The ChipQuik just balls up

Re: ChipQuik Troubles

2017-07-05 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 07/05/2017 01:42 PM, Rob Jarratt via cctalk wrote: > I bought some ChipQuik recently and managed to successfully remove a 74LS125 > with little trouble. Today I have come to trying to desolder another similar > sized chip, but try as I might I just cannot get it to work. The ChipQuik > just

Re: ChipQuik Troubles

2017-07-05 Thread Chris Pye via cctalk
> On 6 Jul 2017, at 6:42 am, Rob Jarratt via cctalk > wrote: > > I bought some ChipQuik recently and managed to successfully remove a 74LS125 > with little trouble. Today I have come to trying to desolder another similar > sized chip, but try as I might I just cannot get

Re: Steve Garcia / Micromint SB180

2017-07-05 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
On 7/5/2017 12:32 PM, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote: PLEASE, under what directory you put the pdf of the manual ?? http://bitsavers.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/pdf/micromint/

Steve Garcia / Micromint SB180

2017-07-05 Thread GerardCJAT via cctalk
To Al. Kossow : >> Has the firmware and OS been archived somewhere? >> I just scanned and pdf-ed the manual, waiting now for some disk space to >> free up on the bitsavers server. I know I have a copy of the EPROM Not sure I have a reader for it, ( I will check ) but else, I can send

Steve Garcia / Micromint SB180

2017-07-05 Thread GerardCJAT via cctalk
Sorry for this late UPDATE ! Replies were numerous, S180 has been claimed. Thanks guys. Original Message - From: GerardCJAT To: cct...@classiccmp.org Sent: Sunday, July 02, 2017 6:33 PM Subject: Steve Garcia / Micromint SB180 Remember it ? I have an almost brand new one,

Re: M9301-YB ROM flaky

2017-07-05 Thread william degnan via cctalk
perfect, thanks I can use this. Bill On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 3:17 PM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk < cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > > From: William Degnan > > > what is the memory range > > That's in the disassembly page: > > http://ana-3.lcs.mit.edu/~jnc/tech/pdp11/ROMs/M9301-YB.mac > >

Re: M9301-YB ROM flaky

2017-07-05 Thread Noel Chiappa via cctalk
> From: William Degnan > what is the memory range That's in the disassembly page: http://ana-3.lcs.mit.edu/~jnc/tech/pdp11/ROMs/M9301-YB.mac 765000-765776 and 773000-773776 > can you post the ROM dump so I can compare on my end? Well, the contents are in that page too, but

Re: M9301-YB ROM flaky

2017-07-05 Thread william degnan via cctalk
what is the memory range / can you post the ROM dump so I can compare on my end? Just the memory contents will be fine, if this is convenient. I will call up same in PDPGUI and compare there. Bill On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:24 AM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk < cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > >

Re: Dobbertin 4003 Eprommer driver, moldy floppy rescue in .de?

2017-07-05 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/4/17 10:55 PM, Arno Kletzander via cctalk wrote: > A quick look on the media surface however revealed a multitude of tarnished > spots that look to me like fungus growth. Having read about dirt and fungus > on media, moisture causing sticky shed syndrome, cleaning and baking >

Re: M9301-YB ROM flaky

2017-07-05 Thread Noel Chiappa via cctalk
> From: Fritz Mueller > Even better news: I was subsequently able to dump the contents of my > M9301-YB, and found they do indeed exactly match the contents ... > posted in [the] M9301-YB disassembly. Excellent news! When I get as chance, I'l do more work on the disassembly

Re: Dobbertin 4003 Eprommer driver, moldy floppy rescue in .de?

2017-07-05 Thread Arno Kletzander via cctalk
> Tried contacting Dobbertin directly (...) ? Sorry, forgot to mention that. Owner of the device contacted them nearly two months ago, no reply. I asked him to try again in case his mail got lost in some spam filter. Arno

Re: Dobbertin 4003 Eprommer driver, moldy floppy rescue in .de?

2017-07-05 Thread Alfred M. Szmidt via cctalk
Except of course be if someone already had the driver software available :-) One probably also needs the manual as I've read there is a memory address selection feature on the interface and you need to supply the correct address to the driver upon installation. Tried contacting

Dobbertin 4003 Eprommer driver, moldy floppy rescue in .de?

2017-07-05 Thread Arno Kletzander via cctalk
Hi fellow classiccmp'ers, seeking help for the head of our local HAM club chapter, who bought an EPROM programmer (Dobbertin 4003) complete with the associated PC interface card, at an estate sale. After some rummaging through moldy cardboard boxes of media in a damp basement, we were even

Re: M9301-YB ROM flaky

2017-07-05 Thread william degnan via cctalk
On Jul 5, 2017 1:49 AM, "Fritz Mueller via cctalk" wrote: > > Well, the situation had worsened on my M9301 to the point where every single word was affected, and then it was easy to see that it was always in the least-significant four bits. So I pulled and reseated that

RE: tape baking

2017-07-05 Thread Rob Jarratt via cctalk
> -Original Message- > From: Christian Corti [mailto:c...@informatik.uni-stuttgart.de] > Sent: 05 July 2017 08:48 > To: r...@jarratt.me.uk; Rob Jarratt ; General > Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts > Subject: RE: tape baking >

RE: tape baking

2017-07-05 Thread Christian Corti via cctalk
On Mon, 3 Jul 2017, Rob Jarratt wrote: All I could do was prop open the tape door with a paper clip. 45C in my fan oven worked for me. 55C in my oven seemed to mostly demagnetise the tape. Other ovens may be different, so it is best to experiment with something that doesn't matter. You can