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Reply 41780 of 45433, by ViTi95

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New keyboard, don't know what system is for. Has serial (?) connector.

Has some back serial numbers:
- AK/W2
- M61
- RF63
- P68
- 97801-131
- S26381-K49-V380

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Reply 41781 of 45433, by BitWrangler

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Mode key smells unix terminal-ish

Unicorn herding operations are proceeding, but all the totes of hens teeth and barrels of rocking horse poop give them plenty of hiding spots.

Reply 41782 of 45433, by Meatball

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Today’s loot:

  • Raidmax 380W Power Supply [new] - (I have a Tyan Dual CPU 440LX which will not power on reliably without at least 0.5A on the -5V rail. I found the recommendation for this model somewhere on the boards here.
  • 2x 16MB 30-pin EDO RAM - (For used with a Creative Sound Blaster AWE32 CT2760)
  • Slot 1 Pentium III 600B [600MHz/133FSB/2.05v/512KB] - (For use with a period correct Windows 98 SE system I am building with a Voodoo3 3500 and an overclockable 440BX DFI Motherboard which has a maximum Pentium support of Katmai (I’m hoping the 133FSB will work out, otherwise, I’ll have to revert to vanilla 600/100 version and push this higher. I love these types of motherboards which are just behind the times, but can be pushed into the future and meet the performance of newer technology; but I digress.)

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Reply 41783 of 45433, by ChrisK

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Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster?
Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems?

"RAM" & "Sound Blaster" reminds me that ERR014 thing when trying to load AWEUTIL with some /EM:xxx option.
Still haven't found a solution to that...
Would like to see my 2x 4MB SIMMs in action using DOS4AWE (another thread here in the forum).

Reply 41784 of 45433, by Meatball

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ChrisK wrote on 2022-01-05, 19:11:
Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster? Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems? […]
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Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster?
Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems?

"RAM" & "Sound Blaster" reminds me that ERR014 thing when trying to load AWEUTIL with some /EM:xxx option.
Still haven't found a solution to that...
Would like to see my 2x 4MB SIMMs in action using DOS4AWE (another thread here in the forum).

It was also a concern of mine, and it seems EDO will work. I had checked on the board here first before I bought it.

Re: AWE32 memory expansion ?

2080Ti
TitanXp/980Ti/260/7950GT-GX2/6800U/6200/5950U/4200/GF3-2/TNT1-2
3dfx 58-55-49-45-35-3-2K/100/2/Fusion/Rush/1/X-24/200SBi/100DB
ATI 75-7200/Rage MAXX-Fury-Ultra-GL-Pro-XL-LT
G400MAX-200/M220/Trio3D/VirgeGX2/DX
Verite V2100/PCX2-1
GLoria Synergy/I/II

Reply 41785 of 45433, by HanJammer

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ChrisK wrote on 2022-01-05, 19:11:

Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster?
Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems?

Yeah, they may not work in AWE32 - 60ns EDO RAM vs 80ns FPM RAM as recommended by Creative specification. One way to find out...

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Reply 41786 of 45433, by Meatball

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HanJammer wrote on 2022-01-05, 19:24:
ChrisK wrote on 2022-01-05, 19:11:

Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster?
Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems?

Yeah, they may not work in AWE32 - 60ns EDO RAM vs 80ns FPM RAM as recommended by Creative specification. One way to find out...

I don't see a specific thread titled "EDO RAM works in a Sound Blaster AWE32," so I will create one once I find out (unless someone beats me to the post). If it
doesn't work, oh well. I'll just pick up FPM, and then buy a whole new retro system to use the EDO RAM in!

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3dfx 58-55-49-45-35-3-2K/100/2/Fusion/Rush/1/X-24/200SBi/100DB
ATI 75-7200/Rage MAXX-Fury-Ultra-GL-Pro-XL-LT
G400MAX-200/M220/Trio3D/VirgeGX2/DX
Verite V2100/PCX2-1
GLoria Synergy/I/II

Reply 41787 of 45433, by Ligend

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Yesterday a friend of mine gave me these cards. He used (and loved) them in his Pentium 4-based PC back then, so didn't want to throw them out, instead, asked me to take care of them. 😀

  • ATI Radeon 9500, 64MB
  • Creative Sound Blaster Audigy ES

All the 8 pipelines can be enabled on the Radeon, so basically it can operate as a 9500 Pro without glitches or artifacts.

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Reply 41788 of 45433, by MCGA

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vad4r wrote on 2022-01-05, 15:08:
Bought at the weekend from the local classifieds for €25: Highscreen InduS Tower DX 2-66VL: Intel 486DX2 66Mhz 20MB RAM 250MB H […]
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Bought at the weekend from the local classifieds for €25:
Highscreen InduS Tower DX 2-66VL:
Intel 486DX2 66Mhz
20MB RAM
250MB HDD
1MB VLB graphics card
Battery damage
CD-Rom broken

Nice case!

Reply 41789 of 45433, by MN_Moody

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TrashPanda wrote on 2022-01-05, 09:12:

Found a complete system that looked like a nice K6 build, till I got to the motherboard which has both built inYamaha Opl3 + wave table and ATI rage pro gpu.

I’ve seen ati built in before but never a full Olp3 and wave table, doesn’t have agp but I have a x1300 pci that woul fit well.

Can’t wait to tinker with it.

Micron put out some ATX form factor socket 7 boards with the Yamaha YMF701B-S integrated audio chipset with OPL3 FM, plus a YMF704-S for General MIDI, the example in my collection is their Tuscon P-5 board (1.00.02 DH05, E139761) based on the Intel HX chipset with and an S3 Virge/DX graphics adapter on board.

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Reply 41790 of 45433, by MN_Moody

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ChrisK wrote on 2022-01-05, 19:11:
Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster? Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems? […]
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Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster?
Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems?

"RAM" & "Sound Blaster" reminds me that ERR014 thing when trying to load AWEUTIL with some /EM:xxx option.
Still haven't found a solution to that...
Would like to see my 2x 4MB SIMMs in action using DOS4AWE (another thread here in the forum).

I haven't seen EDO memory in 30 pin SIMM's, is that a thing? In my experience a 32 meg, 72 pin EDO module works fine in a SIMCONN adapter if you can't find 60NS or faster FPM.

Reply 41791 of 45433, by Meatball

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MN_Moody wrote on 2022-01-06, 01:41:
ChrisK wrote on 2022-01-05, 19:11:
Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster? Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems? […]
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Will EDO RAM work on a Sound Blaster?
Or more generally spoken: is EDO RAM backwards compatible to FPM-only systems?

"RAM" & "Sound Blaster" reminds me that ERR014 thing when trying to load AWEUTIL with some /EM:xxx option.
Still haven't found a solution to that...
Would like to see my 2x 4MB SIMMs in action using DOS4AWE (another thread here in the forum).

I haven't seen EDO memory in 30 pin SIMM's, is that a thing? In my experience a 32 meg, 72 pin EDO module works fine in a SIMCONN adapter if you can't find 60NS or faster FPM.

Take a look at the photo I posted a few responses earlier. I have 2x 16MB modules shown.

2080Ti
TitanXp/980Ti/260/7950GT-GX2/6800U/6200/5950U/4200/GF3-2/TNT1-2
3dfx 58-55-49-45-35-3-2K/100/2/Fusion/Rush/1/X-24/200SBi/100DB
ATI 75-7200/Rage MAXX-Fury-Ultra-GL-Pro-XL-LT
G400MAX-200/M220/Trio3D/VirgeGX2/DX
Verite V2100/PCX2-1
GLoria Synergy/I/II

Reply 41792 of 45433, by HanJammer

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MN_Moody wrote on 2022-01-06, 01:41:

I haven't seen EDO memory in 30 pin SIMM's, is that a thing? In my experience a 32 meg, 72 pin EDO module works fine in a SIMCONN adapter if you can't find 60NS or faster FPM.

Yeah, they were used in some samplers.

You can still buy new today ie: https://keystron.com/collections/sampler-memo … 000-2x-16mb-kit

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Reply 41793 of 45433, by BetaC

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I swear, I have the most bi-polar luck. I find nothing interesting, or something is already gone by the time I can afford it for months on end, and then I have a single day where I find an amazing deal. I spent $60 on all this.

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In there is a Sinclair 1000, in all but new condition.

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Yeah, I managed to find one of the world’s worst keyboards while also having one of the best.

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Yeah, I found a PS/2 generation 4 Model M. It even has an IBM manufacturer sticker on the bottom.

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Lucky for me, it cleaned up incredibly well.

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I also picked up an ensoniq VIVO, which is cool too. Don’t know what I’ll do with it though.

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Reply 41794 of 45433, by BitWrangler

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BetaC wrote on 2022-01-06, 04:00:

In there is a Sinclair 1000, in all but new condition.
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There's a 1kB space invaders for that, which will blow your mind... more for the "how the hell did they do it in 1kB??" than the game being the bestest arcade conversion evarrrrr though. Shame that 3D Monster Maze needs the 16kB expansion, that's the other one that pushed the envelope. Also there's a music demo... but you have to play the track externally.

Unicorn herding operations are proceeding, but all the totes of hens teeth and barrels of rocking horse poop give them plenty of hiding spots.

Reply 41795 of 45433, by BitWrangler

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MN_Moody wrote on 2022-01-06, 01:35:

Micron put out some ATX form factor socket 7 boards with the Yamaha YMF701B-S integrated audio chipset with OPL3 FM, plus a YMF704-S for General MIDI, the example in my collection is their Tuscon P-5 board (1.00.02 DH05, E139761) based on the Intel HX chipset with and an S3 Virge/DX graphics adapter on board.

Hmmm I'll have to inspect the Micron mid-tower I've got, it comes close to that description... mine doesn't have a retail model name/number though it was a Hughes subcontracted unit for a USAF imaging project apparently.

Unicorn herding operations are proceeding, but all the totes of hens teeth and barrels of rocking horse poop give them plenty of hiding spots.

Reply 41796 of 45433, by BetaC

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BitWrangler wrote on 2022-01-06, 04:43:
BetaC wrote on 2022-01-06, 04:00:

In there is a Sinclair 1000, in all but new condition.
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There's a 1kB space invaders for that, which will blow your mind... more for the "how the hell did they do it in 1kB??" than the game being the bestest arcade conversion evarrrrr though. Shame that 3D Monster Maze needs the 16kB expansion, that's the other one that pushed the envelope. Also there's a music demo... but you have to play the track externally.

Yeah, it's not going to be one of my main machines by any stretch of the imagination, but who am I to say no to something so, well, cute. It's a tiny little micro a quarter the size of my keys-missing VIC-20 that can barely function. I'll need to get a composite mod in there at some point so that I can actually use it, but researching that leads to a bunch of pictures, and few actual guides on how to actually put it together.

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Reply 41797 of 45433, by liqmat

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BetaC wrote on 2022-01-06, 05:35:
BitWrangler wrote on 2022-01-06, 04:43:
BetaC wrote on 2022-01-06, 04:00:

In there is a Sinclair 1000, in all but new condition.
6361B85A-B6FE-48A2-9709-28B9698312C5.jpeg

There's a 1kB space invaders for that, which will blow your mind... more for the "how the hell did they do it in 1kB??" than the game being the bestest arcade conversion evarrrrr though. Shame that 3D Monster Maze needs the 16kB expansion, that's the other one that pushed the envelope. Also there's a music demo... but you have to play the track externally.

Yeah, it's not going to be one of my main machines by any stretch of the imagination, but who am I to say no to something so, well, cute. It's a tiny little micro a quarter the size of my keys-missing VIC-20 that can barely function. I'll need to get a composite mod in there at some point so that I can actually use it, but researching that leads to a bunch of pictures, and few actual guides on how to actually put it together.

Growing up as a teen in the 80s I remember the Sinclair 1000 being a laughable computer. It's cool for the collection (especially in original box), but back in those days not a whole lot was done with them other than curiosity. Even with its 16K memory expansion module it was mostly ignored. A childhood friend gave me his when he got his Coleco Adam (another disaster of a system, but also interesting) and that 1000 just sat in a drawer. I tried programming on the thing, but that keyboard was just unusable. Anyway, it was back in the days when it seems like every company was trying their hand at computers.

Now I am going to bring out my magical staff to ward off attacks by Sinclair computer enthusiasts. This was just my experience in the town I lived in. I know there are some who adored the 1000, but I just thought it was poorly designed. This if course is coming from a former Commodore 64 snob. 😉

(っ•́。•́)♪♬

Reply 41798 of 45433, by BetaC

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liqmat wrote on 2022-01-06, 16:27:
BetaC wrote on 2022-01-06, 05:35:
BitWrangler wrote on 2022-01-06, 04:43:

There's a 1kB space invaders for that, which will blow your mind... more for the "how the hell did they do it in 1kB??" than the game being the bestest arcade conversion evarrrrr though. Shame that 3D Monster Maze needs the 16kB expansion, that's the other one that pushed the envelope. Also there's a music demo... but you have to play the track externally.

Yeah, it's not going to be one of my main machines by any stretch of the imagination, but who am I to say no to something so, well, cute. It's a tiny little micro a quarter the size of my keys-missing VIC-20 that can barely function. I'll need to get a composite mod in there at some point so that I can actually use it, but researching that leads to a bunch of pictures, and few actual guides on how to actually put it together.

Growing up as a teen in the 80s I remember the Sinclair 1000 being a laughable computer. It's cool for the collection (especially in original box), but back in those days not a whole lot was done with them other than curiosity. Even with its 16K memory expansion module it was mostly ignored. A childhood friend gave me his when he got his Coleco Adam (another disaster of a system, but also interesting) and that 1000 just sat in a drawer. I tried programming on the thing, but that keyboard was just unusable. Anyway, it was back in the days when it seems like every company was trying their hand at computers.

Now I am going to bring out my magical staff to ward off attacks by Sinclair computer enthusiasts. This was just my experience in the town I lived in. I know there are some who adored the 1000, but I just thought it was poorly designed. This if course is coming from a former Commodore 64 snob. 😉

British kids with nostalgia for their Sinclairs are valid, just like saying that the ZX line of computers are provably garbage because of their cheapness is valid. But hey, that cheapness was a good thing for a lot of people.

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Reply 41799 of 45433, by timmyz

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Bought a ti4200 locally for 20$ sight unseen but it turned out to be something a bit more awesome 😁

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A Gainward ti 4600. Im unsure of the exact model because someone had peeled backside stickers off. 300 or 325mhz core and 650mhz ram clocks.

Unfortunately the fan doesn't work, it slides out of the bearing. Heated fast to 80c in driver installation with case fan blowing to it..