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    Trantor Bootdisk fo a Osborne 1

    I acquired a Trantor dive for the Osborne 1 , But Google foo has turned up very little info . It plugs into the gpib connector on the Osborne , from my brief research it looks like the IEEE-488 code is in the rom, so i assume a modified boot disk was probably supplied with the drive. Does any...
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    Wanted interphase Maverick smd controller

    As the tile says , or similar smd controller for isa bus
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    486/5X86 SBC Ver:GC Bios

    Looking for a bios for a 486/5X86 SBC Ver:GC or GB , these boards are out there ,at one point i stripped it but need to try and resurrect it. i did find a bios from a different board that kinda works but would like to get the original back in it.
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    My Collection

    Was reorganizing a while back and set up the grids
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    Some success with a age old GRiD problem

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    Software Search

    I will start of the forum with a request for the elusive grid server software disks, I would really like to put this thing online before i bite the dust. I know of the disks that were on the yahoo grid group, but they were missing the all important utilities disk 2 , but worse than that they...
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    Terminal Find

    Well I'm on a roll, picked up another terminal off craigslist by chance. checked it over and fired it up and no smoke, seems to be fine. this seems to be a rare one I think, Control Data CC6A9,
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    Terminal Find

    Was looking for a crt monitor at a swap meet over the weekend and found one but it was attached to a amateur radio communications terminal so I had to take the set. It turns out it can be used as serial terminal. and in addition to the ham radio part it has a built-in word processor ,printer...
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    Z80 for heathkit h8

    I'm looking for a schematic for a z80 board for a h8 system,I know there is a couple of boards but can't seem to find any schematics. Thanks
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    help on troubleshooting multi board multi processor system

    I am finally getting around to tackle my grid server unit, and could use some advice on trouble shooting one of the boards. its a 3 board system ,a diagnostic board with a 8031 micro controller , a file server board with 80186 , and a com server board with a 80186 as far as i can tell there are...
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    Altair 8800 power supply photos

    Does anyone have have any photo's of the top and bottom of the original power supply board? Thanks
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    Hello from Surrey B.C.

    I have been reading the forum here for a while and posted a few times, and would like to say hello all. I find the info and discussions on this forum fantastic and look forward to learning and sharing my experiences. I collect mostly OSI and Grid but have a kaypro and osborne with a hp 3000 in...
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    Tandon tm-502 mfm hard drive

    Can and how do heads go bad, i have a drive with bad heads i believe. I have 2 tm-502's 1 good and 1 bad and would like to get the data from the bad one. I'm thinking of trying a head swap but would like to confirm that this is the only solution. i have placed the logic board from the bad drive...
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    Kaypro II power supply repair

    I'm trying to repair a cal DC power supply and am hoping to verify some components , before troubleshooting further . supply would blow fuse on power up, looked to be a bad Q1 and Q2 Q1 was marked j31007 with makes sense to be a mje13007 Q2 is marked U30 , it is more then likely a cal dc part...
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    SuperBoard II to build or not to build?

    I have a superboard II complete kit , Should I keep it this way or build it, What would you do...