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Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Well with the cpm22 image, it seems to work just fine. Once I got it working before, I use the cpm302 image. It worked fine if I left the power on and did a reset, BootLoad. If I turned it off and rebooted, it would just scroll the screen with some error. I took this to mean that the image was corru...
by kyeakel
Jan Wed 04, 2012 8:00 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
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Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Ok, I tried the write back and compare, no match. I then wrote then CPM3 image to A: put the switches in the boot mode and reset the computer. It booted right into cpm. I then power down and try again to boot, no go. Looks like there is about 3.9v at the battery connections. I'm assuming that the me...
by kyeakel
Jan Mon 02, 2012 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93469

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Board is not shorted via caps, I removed them, and remounted new ones sideways. I've tried cpm22 and cpm302 in the A: drive neither starts from BootLoad.bin. I can load basic and see the 59012 bytes. When the .DSK image is copied from the sdcard, is it verified? Does the ram drive use the DSK images...
by kyeakel
Jan Sun 01, 2012 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93469

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Thanks garyj, that did let me get the terminal reloaded, with my old CPU. I then changed to the new CPU which did come up like it should. I was able to load cpm22 to a: and then loaded games to b: it hen followed the instructions for the BootLoad.bin file, and even did the auto load. It seems to aut...
by kyeakel
Jan Sun 01, 2012 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93469

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

I'm having problems updating. With the new CPU: I get the following, Terminal 4.9 Firmware 0.5 and never get the "Enter Filename" prompt. With my old CPU: I get, Terminal 4.9 BootLoader 1.9 and do get the "Enter Filename" prompt. When I enter the "ACPU51B1.BIN" it says ...
by kyeakel
Dec Sat 31, 2011 1:19 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93469

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

My board is now built, I have to run and get batteries. There was one diode missing, common enough that I had some. So, no problem, if you found one on the floor and didn't know which kit it was from.... :D I also got the USB adapter in my kit, I do not see the instructions for it. I did install the...
by kyeakel
Dec Fri 30, 2011 7:58 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93469

Re: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!

Vince,
Any idea when these will be shipped out?
Thanks,
Kipp
by kyeakel
Nov Sun 06, 2011 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Disk Controller board beta run preorders!
Replies: 71
Views: 93469

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