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Member Since 19 Oct 2003
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In Topic: NIB Atari 1027 Printer

Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:53 AM

Is it working? 1027s are notorious for disintegrating print heads.


In Topic: Atari 850 bare boards?

Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:47 AM

When redisigning it, putting more oomph into it to allow >9.600 baud speeds in and out would be interesting. I certainly lack the electronics knowledge to even contemplate such a project as much as I lack applications for 57K modem communication on the Atari but it sure would be cool :-D


In Topic: Bravo Sierra Computers

Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:50 PM

Ben is fine. I just got an email from him a few days ago. He's having trouble with his site. He is trying to resolve it.

 

 

 

Allan

 

Good to hear he's OK. I haven't done any business with him but listened to the interview with him on the ANTIC podcast. He sounded like a very special guy who enjoys supporting the Atari community as a kind of "not-really-for-profit" extra income.


In Topic: 1200XL-specific demos / software?

Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:02 PM

As it doesn't really have any special programming features that later machines lack, I wouldn't expect there to be any "made for 1200XL" software. Until the world had noticed that the 1200XL had arrived and software and books got "400/800/1200XL" stickers it was pretty much gone again and replaced by the 800XL.


In Topic: 1200XL - Clearpic or SuperVideo 2.1?

Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:30 PM

Ok, got it. So the composite signal when not disabled, I.e. stripped of its chroma part, bleeds into the S-Video output.

Did you remove the RF modulator and use the channel switch for this?