Re:RADIO SHACK TRS-80 MODEL 100 VINTAGE LAPTOP
- Congrats on the Portfolios. They look like pretty neat machines. I recently picked up a Casio PB-1000, also a little Palmtop system, but it doesn't run MS-DOS like your Portfolio's do..
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bob Shuster <bob@...> wrote:
> Glad you got it then. I wouldn't have gone to so much trouble to get
> it running, at least not for a while - I have about a half dozen
> similar projects ahead of it! :) As an alternative I picked up a
> pair of Atari Portfolios (a little less vintage at 1989) - one has a
> flaky display cable, and both are really sticky and gross (fun!)
> I didn't find the seller strange so much - he seemed rather confused
> actually. Congrats on getting it working! - Bob
> On Oct 30, 2009, at 1:42 PM, joprysko1 wrote:
> > Well,
> > Apparently I was the one that the guy said he sold it to. I got it
> > and it wouldn't power on. I have been going crazy trying to fix
> > it. I replaced a couple of dried out caps, reading voltage levels
> > all over the place trying to figure out what was holding it down.