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  1. I would be interested in one or two of these adapters if anyone decides to make them.
  2. Revisiting this older post. I found this article which may be helpful: http://blog.pixelpracht.net/?p=710 I've used a Teensy controller to interface a Tandy Coco 3 keyboard to use as a USB device for a Raspberry Pi. This was based on an older article I saw doing the same for a Commodore 64 keyboard.
  3. Quick update ... Looks like I've made some good progress thanks to help from here and the ##Atari channel in IRC. While this is all second nature to many of you, it's quite new for me. Thanks for your patience and help! A quick video showing where I'm at now: https://photos.app.goo.gl/BkywqnqaKyGLAmmm7
  4. It works! I missed those U1MB BIOS settings. I also toggled the SIDE mode on the AVG by using CTRL-SHIFT-S so it boots to that mode at power-up. Now on to figuring out what file(s) are needed for the 80 column mode. I'll start with a batch file first. Thank you very much!
  5. Is there any downside to this method with regards to memory usage? Are there any advantages to using a CONFIG.SYS file to save memory? BATCH files are certainly easy to do so appreciate that tip! Thank you
  6. RE: FJC - I swear I'm suffering from dyslexia lately! My apologies as I think I've done this twice now with you. It looks like I have a few new things to try -- thank you!
  7. Hello everyone, I'm trying to my Atari 800XL set up properly with the U1MB, SpartaDOS and an AVG cart for virtual hard drive access off the SD card. I've used JFC's excellent FDISK program (from the APT toolkit) and have a 2GB SD card split into a FAT and APT partition. I've set up 3 virtual drives within the APT partition (D3:, D4: D5:). The FAT parition only contains a few files, one being 'S2DX3.CAR.' When I boot up the 800XL, I see AVG's menu, select the S2DX3.CAR file and it will boot into SpartaDOS 4.49c where I can access the 3 drives I defined in the APT partition. I'm trying to enable the 80 column mode using the 'rc_gr8.sys' driver, but unable to get a working CONFIG.SYS. I'm sure it's my lack of understanding which one is trying to be read/accessed. The D3: is my default boot drive in this configuration. Not sure if that's an issue as I keep the D1: drive available for virtual floppy access (so I can copy files to my virtual hard drives). If I place a CONFIG.SYS in the root of D3:, it doesn't seem like it's being accessed. If I create a folder on D3: called 'SPARTA.DOS' and add a *.CFG files, I don't see a menu pop-up like the SpartaDOS manual says. I can access a CONFIG.SYS file from CAR:, but where is that actually located? In the U1MB flash bank? I was hoping I would not have to flash my custom CONFIG.SYS file there and have it read from one of my virtual hard drives. I apologize for sounding so lost, but learning as I go. Thanks for any help someone can provide!
  8. Well, that would certainly be appreciated! Thank you very much for your continued support of this product!
  9. Starting a new AVG thread for this as the main one is quite large. I apologize if this AVG cart feature already exists, but would like to see the ability to auto load/run a CAR file. Perhaps a startup folder on the SD card with a single CAR file in it? If found, it will run that. Delete the CAR file and/or folder to remove this behavior. My goal is to get the S2SDX3.CAR program on power up so I can access my APT partitions on the SD card. I'm still fairly new in the Atari community, so learning as I go. Thank you
  10. *** SOLD *** MatchBox Coco for sale (includes DE0) Also includes Nanolog board expansion Fully populated with Bluetooth and WiFi module (already flashed with Zimodem) Enclosed in a 3D printed case by John Strong $150.00 (shipping not included) More information about this FPGA based TRS-80 Color Computer 3 can be found here: http://www.cococommunity.net/how-to-build-your-own-coco-4/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/matchboxcoco/
  11. DE1 with 25mhz DRAM Includes analog expansion board with additional 4MB of RAM $150.00 (shipping not included) More information about this FPGA based TRS-80 Color Computer 3 can be found here: http://www.davebiz.com/wiki/CoCo3FPGA https://thezippsterzone.com/2018/05/09/coco3fpga-analog-board/ https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/CoCo3FPGA/info
  12. Thanks for looking into this. I really enjoy the TIPI and appreciate your ongoing support.
  13. I would like 1 please. 1. davidcalgary29 - 1 cart 2. xrbrevin - 1 cart 3. skriegel - 2 carts 4. Marius - 2 carts 5. brenski - 1 cart 6. AtariSociety - 1 cart 7. Mathy - 2 carts 8. Haightc - 1 cart 9. Markk - 1 cart 10. Sleepy - 2 carts 11. Nezgar - 1 cart 12. Gunstar - 1 cart 13. Chaosfaktor - 1 cart 14. Wadeford - 1 cart 15. sanny - 1 cart 16. DNA128k - 1 cart 17. Senor Rossie - 3 carts 18. KlasO - 2 carts 19. NML32 - 1 cart 20. CharlieChaplin - 1 cart. 21. slx - 1 cart 22. David_P - 1 cart 23. Rainier - 1 cart 24. AtariPortal - 2 carts 25. patjomki - 1 cart 26. Allan - 1 cart 27. Toddtmw 1 cart 28. TheNameOfTheGame 1 cart 29. adam242 1 cart 30. Stephen - 1 Cart 31. Jinroh - 1 Cart 32. Philsan - 1 Cart 33. Lastic - 1 Cart 34. invisible kid - 1 cart 35. gozar- 1 Cart 36. pixelmischief - 1 cart 37. BigBen - 1 cart 38. Brentarian - 1 cart 39. Ransom - 1 cart 40. TemplarXB - 1 cart 41. tuf - 1 cart 42. mariusz - 1 cart 43. Mr Robot 44. mr_gw454 - 1 cart
  14. I know this post is not specifically in the Tandy computers section, but wanted to provide a link to a new Color Computer 3 demo that Simon Jonassen presented at the show. He traveled from Denmark to the U.S. for the very first time and people in the community were thrilled to meet him in person. This demo uses the factory 6 bit audio DAC only. Stock 128K system. Hope you all enjoy.
  15. Hi everyone, Resurrecting this older thread. I have a PEB that has some stubborn stains that I can't seem to remove. I'm wondering if anyone has successfully painted a PEB since the time of the last post. There are some decent spray paints available and was hoping someone identified a good match for the factory colors. Thanks!
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