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Anybody know where the software for the Cromemco Dazzler Games Package (Kalideoscope, Life, etc.) might be hiding? -J...
Jan 15, 2009
Altair Q70 daisywheel printer
There's a loaded 8800 on ebay at http://cgi.ebay.
9061 (item #220340089061)
. It closes tonight and there are no...
Jan 12, 2009
Altair Documentation Binders
MITS appeared to have releases two different styles of documentation binders, seen here at Dave Dunfield'
s site: ...
Jan 7, 2009
Marden P. Marshall
Package II anybody?
Does anyone have a copy of what was called "Package II", or "Program Development System II"? I found the docs, just can't locate a binary file. From what I...
Nov 25, 2008
8K Basic Running?
Anyone run 8K Basic from the binary file on the SIMH site with a real Altair? 8kbas.bin Maybe I'm doing something wrong, but the 4K Basic worked fine for me. ...
Nov 20, 2008
Would somebody have the assembly source for 8K BASIC ?
Would somebody have the assembly source code for 8K BASIC, or any version, thats listed in the reference manual ? I like to try to patch the code to use a...
Oct 16, 2008
8800 on eBay
What do you guys make of this 8800 on eBay (Item number: 150283429072)
? Putting aside the absurd starting price for the moment, what do you know about that...
Oct 7, 2008
WTB: 8800b Transformer
Hi All, Does anyone have an 8800b power supply transformer that they would be willing to let go? -Mardy...
Oct 4, 2008
This should be easy to find, but I can't seem to come across it. Can anyone point me to a pinout of the 680b bus? I know it uses a 100 pin connector, but I...
Aug 31, 2008
the good old days --
In 1985, I ran a couple of ads in Stan Veit's Computer Shopper looking for vintage computers - here is one of the results of those ads -...
Jul 26, 2008
My YouTube video demonstrating the Altair 8800b
I slapped together a 5 minute video of my 8800b in action. There were a few goofs but it shows the operation of the machine and what the original owners had...
Jul 17, 2008
Serial Numbers for the Altair
Ya got me goin…… My serial number is 225177K. Below is a cleaned-up version of your post #29 that was displaying in raw HTML. It appears that my Altair was...
Jul 16, 2008
Wanted DBL and MBL Manuals
Does anyone have the manuals for the DBL and MBL boot ROMS? I need to know what switch setting to use for each medium and each version of BASIC (4K, 8K,...
Jul 14, 2008
Virtual Altair RS-232 Cable
Messages in the "88-2SIO Hardware Handshaking Issues" thread are providing good information about handshaking signals. My plan is to use the information to...
Jul 11, 2008
88-2SIO Hardware Handshaking Issues
I'm trying to understand the 88-2SIO RS-232 interface, especially RTS/CTS handshaking. There are some notes in the 2SIO manual that I don't quite understand...
Jul 8, 2008
Fwd: Re: [Altair Computer Club] Re: 88-2SIO Hardware Handshaking Iss
Oops - see below ... Also at each end jumper pins 4-5...
Jul 8, 2008
this is going way back, but i'm almost positive the Televideo does have the monitor capability, mainly because i remember my screen getting really screwed up...
Jul 2, 2008
Altair 8800B T - Some Progress
In late 2004 I bought an Altair 8800b T with zero idea of how to use and support s-100 systems. I still have copies of the original emails sent to this group,...
Jul 1, 2008
Computer Notes magazines for sale
I have just talked to ebay member "riatla" who is selling item # 220245884383- a very clean June 1976 issue of Computer Notes (Volume 2 #1). He tells me that...
Jun 16, 2008
Mits Altair 680 Rev 0 Schematic
If anyone can help, I would be extremely greatful. I'm looking for the schematic diagram and parts list for the initial release of the Altair 680(Rev 0) main...
Jun 15, 2008
Was the Altair Basic software ever available in Rom ?
I'm curious about whether the Altair Basic software was ever available in Rom. Would anyone know this ? The reason is that I came across a Imsai Basic manual...
May 30, 2008
APE - To mimic: The Altair Peripheral Emulator
For those of you with an Altair, RAM, and a MITS 88-2SIO this site may be of interest: http://frankbarberi
May 18, 2008
Serial to Ethernet for Altair 2SIO works with APE
A serial to Ethernet converter can connect an Altair 2SIO to an IP network. The Altair serial ports can be accessed over the network using a Serial/IP COM Port...
May 17, 2008
Wanted: Loan Altair in the UK
The Museum of Computing in Swindon (www.museum-
org.uk) is looking to borrow a working Altair for a few weeks. If anybody can help could you...
Apr 18, 2008
New member - Former MITS dealer
With the help of Eddie Currie and Mike Hunter, I opened the 3rd Altair Computer Center named Microsystems (later Microsystems Computer Corporation) in Nov 1975...
Apr 17, 2008
DOS 3.3 Source Code
Is there anyone in the Southern California region on this list who has the hardware and software to read DOS 3.3 formatted 5.25 inch floppies? I have a stack...
Apr 7, 2008
Derek J. Lassen
There's a Sherwood Medical mother board on ebay at http://cgi.ebay.
em=200214080867 . Like the Sherwood PMC8 ROM boards that...
Apr 7, 2008
19,200 Baud from a MITS 88-2SIO
Pin 3 of IC G can supply the correct clock for either (or both) of the 6850 Chips ICs D & E to operate at 19200 baud. I have inserted a 16- pin IC socket into...
Apr 3, 2008
Altair floppy controller design/development/
I've got a couple friends working to establish the existence of the first S100 floppy controller and/or the first S100 floppy controller to support CP/M, which...
Mar 8, 2008
MITS 88-DISK and 88-DCDD
all my manuals and drawings are packed up, so i don't have any paperwork readily available except for invoices. i ordered a disk controller and two disk...
Mar 8, 2008
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