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Re: [cosmacelf] MSI/88e - Looking to buy or borrow another unit

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  • Lee Hart
    ... Hi Bill, I m back home now (til tomorrow). I have a box of MSI/88e s somewhere, along with my other 1802 stuff, and looked for it in vain. :-( When I get
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      Bill Rowe wrote:
      > Hello all. I have been working on an MSI/88e unit provided by dfnr2(Dave) on this list and have made a lot of progress. I have had a hex monitor running from a swapped in ROM and I can display messages on the displays, turn on the speaker, and power off the unit.
      >
      > I am kind of stalled now because the unit has been getting steadily flakier and now it will no longer execute its original ROM.
      > The symptoms seem very mysterious to me: It started with the unit freezing if code left the Q line raised for any length of time but it just gets odder.
      > I now have fragments of code that will reliably execute using the bottom half of a register as a temporary but become flaky when I change it to use the top half!
      >
      > I would specifically like the cpu board and/or the display board. A full unit is fine of course. I'd be happy to pay shipping and any reasonable purchase price if you don't want it back.

      Hi Bill,

      I'm back home now (til tomorrow). I have a box of MSI/88e's somewhere,
      along with my other 1802 stuff, and looked for it in vain. :-( When I
      get back after New Year's, I'll look for them some more.

      --
      Ring the bells that still can ring
      Forget the perfect offering
      There is a crack in everything
      That's how the light gets in -- Leonard Cohen
      --
      Lee A. Hart, 814 8th Ave N, Sartell MN 56377, leeahart_at_earthlink.net
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