Re: Videx (was Apple II Troubleshooting Question)
Sounds like you may have the Enhancer II. Mine was just the single board that piggybacked
on the mainboard under the keyboard.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "B. Degnan" <billdeg@...> wrote:
> Installed in my Apple ][+ I have a Videx expansion card and Videx
> controller in an IC slot.
> I think "1980" is printed on the card. To a connector on the expansion
> card there is a cable connected on the other end to a small Videx
> "expansion controller" board that had been fit into an open IC space near
> the game I/O circuitry.
> The computer itself has a RAM problem so I have not actually used it enough
> to figure out exactly what you get with the Videx card and controller. I
> assume it's for better graphics or gaming.
> As part of testing I removed the Videx cards and it made no difference to
> improve the RAM situation. It's still on the to-be-fixed table. I have
> to do what you did, check each chip, etc. I am in the middle of some other
> projects so I won't be able to get to this until next week.
> FYI - Here is what the screen looks like:
> Bill D
> >That is about it right now, I'm not sure what to try next. As I think I
> >said before, it had a
> >Videx Keyboard and Video Enhancer card installed, which I removed. I
> >called Videx (Still in
> >business!) and an old timer dug up a manual and photocopied it for me. He
> >put it in the
> >mail, and I should get it this week. I can check that to see what mods may
> >have been done
> >to the board, but it really looks like there weren't any.
> >Is anyone familiar with this Videx board that may know?