[Coco] FREE Services For Members Of The CoCoList at Malted Media

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Wed Apr 18 06:21:57 EDT 2007

also worthy of mention is that the board is recommended to NOT be pushed
all the way into the socket headers - just back it up a tiny bit and see
if that helps - rob

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> Subject: Re: [Coco] FREE Services For Members Of The CoCoList at Malted
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> From: Stephen Castello <zootzoot at cfl.rr.com>
> Date: Tue, April 17, 2007 8:04 pm
> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> On Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:00:03 -0700 (PDT), Jim Hickle  had a flock of
> green cheek conures squawk out: > > >I have a Performance Peripheral
> RAM board but I'm not sure if there >is something wrong with it or the
> coco3. The screen is filled with random characters. > I pulled the
> 512k board and plugged in two 64k chips and the computer works, but >
> there is a dark horizontal line that rolls vertically. But I don't
> know if it would need > the capacitors that were clipped for the
> memory upgrade would need replaced or >maybe the power supply is bad.
> If nobody offers a good 512k board, I can try testing > this one in my
> working Coco3. I' ve not put much effort into reviving it since I have
> > a working 512k machine and it would be easier to buy a new board
> from Cloud-9. > One cause of the garbage is a bad connection. The pin
> headers & sockets oxidize over time. Moving the memory board up & down
> in the sockets usually cures it. Stephen -- -- Coco mailing list
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