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  1. Thanks for looking into this. I really enjoy the TIPI and appreciate your ongoing support.
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  3. 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.
  4. 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!
  5. Hey everyone - latest update. I was able to find another set of drives to borrow/test. Mitsumi D502 (aka TRS-80 Color Computer FD-502). I was able to obtain the correct molex power adapters (as these drives use a much smaller power plug). I was also able to figure out the correct jumper settings to set the drive select properly. I am now able to initialize disks, but these drives have there own set of problems (perhaps need cleaning, etc.). In any case, hard to believe I had 2 drives go bad (in the same way) and can do everything but initialize disks. Such a strange issue. I'm now looking for an inexpensive pair of good drives as I still like to use "old-school" disks on occasion. Thank you for everyone's feedback and help!
  6. Latest updates. Replaced the Disk Controller. Same issue. Can READ/WRITE but not initialize/format. Same behavior for both floppy drives. Tried numerous disk/disk brands. Waiting for new floppy drive cable from Arcade Shopper. Have another 5.25" drive I will try as well. Still hard to believe 2 drives can be bad at the same time, but will continue to troubleshoot. Can anything else in the PEB itself cause this issue? Thanks!
  7. Thank you for fixing this! The errors I was having had me puzzled until it was officially identified. Thank you to Greg as well for allowing me to share a video the issue.
  8. Hi Lee. I'm interested in this test. I've never used Forth, but will look for it and see what happens. Thank you!
  9. Power supply has been mentioned twice. I do have access to an empty (spare) PEB and will be trying that out as well.
  10. Yes, it is a TI controller. I'm looking for any working loaner to see if it helps with the issue.
  11. No I have not. Is there a pin specifically related to the disk initialize process? I needed a dual floppy cable and planned to order a new one from ArcadeShopper soon.
  12. I need to check that tonight after work.
  13. I appreciate everyone's suggestions so far. As an FYI, this issue is being experienced with 2 identical TEAC drives. I only have a cable that supports the use of a single floppy drive, but swapping drives (for testing) produces the same results. Disks can be read and written to, just not formatted. If I write to a disk in one drive, it can be read back without issue on the other drive. I am looking for one more 5.25" drive to add to the test. Thanks!
  14. I just tried moving the controller. That did not seem to help. I am still able to read and write disks without issue, just can't initialize them. Such a strange issue! What part(s) in the controller could fail and still allow most functions to work? Thanks everyone for your help so far. Really appreciate it!
  15. I seemed to have missed that as I browsed through the thread... I am very interested in the Raspbian builds. I do have a RPi3B and B+ available so I will need to try your version out. Thank you for the help!
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