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8800 RAM Disk Review

I just wanted to share with the group a few thoughts and results from the build of the Altair 8800 Micro and the RAM Disk expansion kit. I had ordered kit #47 and due to work schedule, I did not start the kit until just before Christmas. With Vince's very responsive help in sending new 16MHz chips, ...
by jkempthorne
Jan Thu 05, 2012 2:45 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: 8800 RAM Disk Review
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Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Chuck, I looked for BASIC on the boot disk and the games disk and did not see it. I hunted down MBASIC.COM (24K) and it works. Here is the link http://dl.dropbox.com/u/328997/mbasic.zip Just put it on the SD card --> use TREAD MBASIC.COM and you are good to go. I also found COBOL, FORTRAN, dBASE and...
by jkempthorne
Dec Fri 30, 2011 6:54 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93187

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Great catch, Chuck! I also installed the Disk Controller in a little over an hour. Triple checked the PCB and all solder joints, installed the Disk Controller board, set the switches to: Run/Stop --> STOP A10 --> UP AUX --> UP PROTECT --> UP POWER ON STEP --> UP ONCE " 88-DCDD not found " ...
by jkempthorne
Dec Fri 30, 2011 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93187

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