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Re: smoke signal broadcasting RAM - work in an SWTPC?

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  • dfnr2
    ... It s not a jumpered mode. It s configured by failed power regulators, chips seated backwards, dried electrolytics, among other retrocomputing artifacts
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 27 12:24 PM
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      --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "B. Degnan" <billdeg@...> wrote:
      >
      > > Just make sure that the board is not configured for "smoke signal mode"
      > :-)
      > >
      > Good to know, thanks. did not know there were jumpers to set.
      > bd
      >

      It's not a jumpered mode. It's configured by failed power regulators, chips seated backwards, dried electrolytics, among other retrocomputing artifacts :-)

      dave


      > -------- Original Message --------
      > > From: "dfnr2" <dfnr2@...>
      > > Sent: Friday, July 27, 2012 2:19 PM
      > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Re: smoke signal broadcasting RAM - work in
      > an SWTPC?
      > >
      > > Just make sure that the board is not configured for "smoke signal mode"
      > :-)
      > >
      > > Dave
      > >
      > > --- In midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com, "B. Degnan" <billdeg@>
      > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Is the RAM from a Smoke Signal Broadcasting 6800 system compatible with
      > the
      > > > SWTPC 6800? Aside from the fact that the SSB has molex connectors that
      >
      > > > appear to match. Along those lines is the GIMIX RAM compatible? Does
      >
      > > > anyone have RAM in their SWTPC that is not SWTPC-branded? There must
      > be
      > > > some clone RAM out there, but I don't know the model/part numbers.
      > > >
      > > > I am searching the web (have been, no easy answer), if I find the
      > answer I
      > > > will reply to my post.
      > > >
      > > > Bill
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      >
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