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  1. Just for giggles shift338 do you have the correct orientation with the three resistor packs at location R1, R2 and R3?
  2. With the renewed interest in BBS exploration using old school hardware and a landline @110 baud through 56K connection speed the Hidden Reef BBS is found at 718-448-9402 running on real TI hardware 24/7. The Hidden Reef has a large download area for TI Geneve users to download directly to their 99/4a or Geneve. Once on the user's machine all that is necessary is to unarchive the file and run it the same as users would normally do with any native 99/4a/Geneve file. The Hidden Reef BBS is dedicated to the TI, CC40 and Geneve family of computers but all retro machine users are welcome. Enjoy your BBS travels, Richard Bell, SYSOP
  3. The latest version of Fred's DSR V12 is available for download on the Hidden Reef BBS 718-448-9402 24/7 for those that still have an old school 110 baud to 56k modem and land line hooked up to there 99/4a.
  4. Good point Mizapf. There are a few bug fixes after DSR V07 and everyone should be using DSR V12 now.
  5. How far are you from a decision? Weeks? Months? Is the "bare board only" still an option? I know you have the Genie 2.0 project going too so it's a time jam I'm sure.
  6. There are a few design problems with this controller card like many designs problems don't exist until the design makes it out into actual use. The 10K resistor location next to the heat sink at the bottom right corner needs to be placed away from the back edge of the card as it often gets knocked off when the card is inserted into the P-Box. I can't tell you how many of those I replaced for TIers that often swap cards in and out.
  7. This is a pic of the IDE controller with compact flash that has been running 24/7 for almost a decade in the Hidden Reef BBS P-Box and holds the up/down load files.
  8. Check with Ksarul on this as I recall he started a thru hole project for this IDE controller a year or two ago.
  9. Hi matthew180, the BQ4852YMC-85 carries the 512k SRAM on board so there is no need for a 512k SRAM at location IC23.
  10. Hi Fred, there is supply of BQ4852YMC-85 but Rochester electronics instead of no longer available Texas Instruments. https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/rochester-electronics-llc/BQ4852YMC-85/2156-BQ4852YMC-85-TI-ND/11538020
  11. My favorite solution for the IDE has always been the bq4852YMC-85 like the one listed here. The TI has gone obsolete but the Rochester one is still available. https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/rochester-electronics-llc/BQ4852YMC-85/2156-BQ4852YMC-85-TI-ND/11538020
  12. Looking forward to getting an assembled version for my SNUG sys. The monitor I have on it now has started rolling when it's cold.
  13. Will this be a parts kit or prebuilt unit? Just curious was it the capacitors that went bad on the monitor?
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