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Re: What is your weirdest troubleshooting experience when dealing with retro computers/hardware?

Ooh boy I've got a dozen but I'll post here a (shortened down) version of my most "weird" encounter: It begun when I wanted to pop in a P233MMX into my Shuttle HOT-555A board (rather affectuonously known as "Shittle Hot garbage"), set the jumpers correctly and booted it first try, or so I thought... …

Re: Story behind your avatar?

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Mine is just a ceramic Pentium 133 that I extracted from one of my old rigs to swap it out with a P233MMX (which I later found out that it might be a dud, I have terrible luck with computers). At some point I may just change it... But I'm undecided on that matter.

Re: Giant TV Challenge

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Here are two more pics, the one with the U-bolts was a unit I already had, it was made in 2002 and has a A20JKU10X tube, whereas the right one is from 2000 and has a A20JKU11X tube. The pics in my initial post were when I had bought the right one and its twin.

Re: Giant TV Challenge

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My favorite TV? I'd say it would be my parent's old Samsung PS42A456P2D, we won this behemoth in a contest... At 42" it might be small by today's standards, but when new it felt huuuge! I love that people think it's a LCD when they look at it, but when you see the deep blacks and feel the weight of …

Re: What was the first computer you ever purchased?

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First computer I ever bought was a "Summer 2001" Indigo iMac G3. But the first PC I had was a IBM NetVista tower, it looked like a A22P but was beige. I cannot remember for the life of me the model number, that one was a hand-me-down from my father.

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