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  1. I made a UsbA to UsbA cable and flashed the last gotek purchased with the FlashFloppy firmware. I was having problems getting my serial device to work properly. Using the Hxc firmware on one gotek and FlashFloppy another. No problem with either one after install. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  2. I have both Dragon's Lair and FinalGROM99 carts. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  3. I was in the original TI User Group (CHUG) back in the 80's. Most of the group moved on to other systems or other cities due to TVA transfers. I was the original group librarian and we had quite a software library that was still intact until a few years ago when it was all donated to charity along with the last librarian's total system. Don't know any of the members who now have TI systems (except me) although I don't live in TN any longer. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  4. Tracked the issue down to a change with Safari after install of Mojave
  5. Anyone else having problems??
  6. http://iec.net/product/ti99-4-parallel-printer-cable-5/ Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  7. Yes, Im using the new version with .dsk images in both 90k and 180k format with TI SD disk controller. I had to set the Gotek up to work with TI99 images as specified in the Hxc Gotek docs. Menu 0 and Menu 1 settings
  8. I'm working on that now adding sockets for easy fix next time. Have found two bad 74LS244 ICs on the interface card. Thanks Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  9. Thanks for the input. The FDC and RS232 appear to be dead and I've discovered what caused the initial problem. Fingers on a connector of the extension cable that I was using to connect the PEB to the IO port got bent and shorted out in the process of plugging and unplugging from the port. I've run the AMS test program on the SAMS card and it tests OK. The regulators on the FDC and RS232 cards are outputting 12V and 5V, but the LED doesn't indicate any activity at power on or when addressed. The software test for the cards fail with a "card not present". Is it possible for the FLEX card to work fine for the SAMS, but not the others? Before I risk replacement cards (which I have to procure), I want to make absolutely sure that the values of the unregulated legs of the supply are within norms. I considered the values high (10V over spec with empty cage) for my part, but that may be OK since the voltage will drop some as cards are added to the bus.
  10. I pulled that card first. ( I have a wired jumper pin to handle the interrupt issue). After the system died the first time, the beige console would not present the title screen with the PEB plugged into the IO port with all but flex card removed. Switched to the black and silver console and it worked with the peb attached minus all but flex card. After trying the SAMS and TI FDC to no avail, I started looking at voltages.
  11. My setup includes a TI-99/4a console black and silver and a beige one (spare), PEB with TI RS232 HDX mod, TI FDC, and a 1K SAMS. The system totally locked up yesterday and upon reboot none of my PEB cards were recognized. Finally got the SAMS card to be seen and functioned properly, but attempts to access the FDC resulted in a Error 0. Pulled all the cards and started looking at the voltage on the PEB bus and read +26V, -26V, 15V, 12V and 5V. From the specs it appears they should be +-16V and +8V on the unregulated rails. Heard of an issue like this before? Transformer issue?
  12. I know you guys have probably seen this publication, but I thought I'd mention just in case. https://ia802509.us.archive.org/20/items/tibook_the-adventure-reference-guide/the-adventure-reference-guide.pdf The compendium containing the Adventure disk is on WHtech.
  13. I have downloaded the Hxc update and trying it out on a Gotek with an unmodified TI controller (DSSD). I set it up in Menu 0 as a TI (14). It seems to be working OK with dsk and hfe images on the respective thumb drives I've tried. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  14. I am using a Imagewriter II with the TI RS232 port on my setup. I bought an apple serial cable and remapped the pins on the DB25 end to work with the TI. Since it is not "ESC/P" compatible, printing graphics might be an issue.
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