[Coco] Multi-Pak question
badfrog at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 00:03:03 EDT 2010
That won't work with the gray model, all that one took was a PAL chip swap.
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 10:55 PM, Bob Devries <devries.bob at gmail.com> wrote:
> Depending on the model number of the MPI, you can indeed PEEK inside (using
> your eyes) to see if there is a daughter board sitting above the main pcb.
> If it's there, you can see it if you PEEK through the gap above the
> connector which fits into the computer's cartridge slot.
> This is true only for the later versions of the MPI.
> Regards, Bob Devries
> Dalby, QLD, Australia
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sean" <badfrog at gmail.com>
> To: "CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts" <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 1:48 PM
> Subject: [Coco] Multi-Pak question
>> Is there an easy way to tell if a Multi-Pak has been upgraded to CoCo
>> 3 support without opening it? (Like some PEEK or BASIC commands)
>> I have just run into a gray model. It works fine with just one cart
>> in the first slot on a CoCo 3. I remember the problems were with
>> trying to use anything else, like with the RS-232 pak and what not.
>> The tamper label is intact, so I would assume it's stock, but I
>> thought Radio Shack did upgrades on them and put stickers back in
>> place... Just wishful thinking that I may have gotten lucky...
>> Coco mailing list
>> Coco at maltedmedia.com
> Coco mailing list
> Coco at maltedmedia.com
More information about the Coco