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  1. ANTIC Interview 90 - Glenn the 5200 Man
  2. Unfortunately I missed this when live but it has pictures of the documentation and a software screenshot (looks like "Lazer" software in blue) and could provide a lead for @brenski to follow up: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Atari-1050-Disk-Drive-with-Rare-Hyper-Drive-Upgrade-/313376169353?nma=true&si=xNaMzyZSmFzf0t4Dt6wBSyRkSdo%3D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557 Did anyone here win the auction?
  3. I am in the UK and received #143 last week and #142/Smag #52 today (I joined ABBUC in October).
  4. Hi Simius, I would like a Sophia 2 for an 800XL please.
  5. I have great memories of getting Silica Shop catalogues through the post (sadly I didn't hang on to any). I had a Saturday job at Laskys 42 Tottenham Court Road in 1989/90 and used to call into Silica Shop (which was just a few doors up) most weeks.
  6. Stock (unfiled) SIDE3 fits in my 1200XL (stock, unfiled, cartridge tunnel) with a small bit of gentle persuasion (but nothing that causes me concern).
  7. A Hyper Drive (HF Developments) disk is on eBay here.
  8. A massive collection of Atari 8-bit fonts in PC True Type (TTF) format can be found [email protected] Robot's site here.
  9. Apparently the 600XL and 800XL keyboard tests spell out "Copyright 1982 Atari".
  10. Hi Paul - Re the keyboard - It was the Self Test Easter Egg - As explained by Scottith Games on YouTube: "EASTER EGG: When running the full diagnostic test on a 1200XL, the keyboard will spell out the programmer's name, "michael colburn". This was removed with the 600XL and 800XL, with the keyboard test now spelling out "Copyright 1982 Atari"...
  11. Here's Version 5.1... Happy Warp Speed Software V5.1.atr
  12. Petersen 130XE 320k Memory Expansion instructions: https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=732 https://www.atarimax.com/freenet/freenet_material/12.AtariLibrary/2.MiscellaneousTextFiles/showarticle.php?100
  13. Some pictures of my 1200XL. (1) Remove 4050 IC (U27) from socket and insert UAV. (2) Lift the back pins of L1 + L3, and run wires from to the vacated pads to UAV "Luma" and UAV "Comp Video" respectively - See Pic 1 (lower part) (3) Lift one side of both C103 and C104 - See Pic 1 (upper part) (4) Run wires from Colour and GND points - See Pic 2 (Colour is the lower point, GND is the upper point) to UAV "Color In" and "GND" respectively (5) Run a wire from the empty pin on the video DIN connector (J2-5) on the back of the board to UAV "Chroma".
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