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Re: Coronavirus chatter

xtgold wrote on Yesterday, 15:53: riots will start when you can't get food correct. if any government is foolish enough to order the grocery stores closed that will be the end of civilization

Re: Voodoo passthrough cable -- 14-pin OK?

I read pin9 is used to power the eeprom inside some monitors which then spits back on pin15 the monitor name etc. Hence it supposedly works even if the monitor is powered off. Anyway I bought one of each on ebay...I need a thick cable to replace this thin vga cable I have been using and that I …

Re: Coronavirus chatter

xtgold wrote on 2020-03-26, 17:35: there are people that survive the virus. they should use their blood for the antibodies like last man on earth with vincent price. yeah about ~99% of people who get it 🤣

Re: 386 DX40

See here: https://www.computerhope.com/ac.htm Also make sure you are using a compatible device driver for your CDROM drive. Try this one : CDROM driver videcdd.sys https://www.philscomputerlab.com/ms-dos-starter-pack.html Beware, VIDE-CDD.SYS is one of the smallest, not one of the most compatible …

Re: Coronavirus chatter

No, he's rights. Gun market is booming right now. Americans are itching to test their newly bought guns. Sooooo.. you think that people are just going to take to the streets and start shooting anybody they think has the virus? Not quite how it works and I don't know where you are getting ideas like …

Re: DS1287A

The reason for doing this is for two reasons. The first is it'll be fun and the second is the battery will be the only thing that ever needs to be replaced. I've ordered a CR2042 button battery holder, a DS12887 chip, a 24 pin socket and a 6pF 32.768kHz crystal. This should be fun :) Thanks for the …

Re: DS1287A

[...] yeah but if you already have the chip removed from the motherboard why screw around with a battery mod? Just grab a brand new module and enjoy the next 25 years of reliable, maintenance free RTC performance Money? Delivery? Challenge? I for one ordered a new Maxim DS12887 last night, but …

Re: DS1287A

Why not just buy a brand new DS12887+ from digikey? Anybody knows the difference between DS12887A+ and DS12887+ ? the difference is the presence of the RCLR pin. The A part can be used anywhere that the non-A can since you have an A part already, grab an A from digikey https://www.digikey.com/ …

Re: DS1287A

Actually it's not such a silly question, the DS1287 is basically just a DS1285 with built-in battery. So a DS1285 (or better: DS12885, for Y2K support) could be the basis for your own battery mod. yeah but if you already have the chip removed from the motherboard why screw around with a battery mod …

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