[rescue] COCO2 question and looking for a few chips

Jim Carpenter jim at deitygraveyard.com
Wed Jul 8 22:20:33 CDT 2015

On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 9:42 PM, Francois Dion <francois.dion at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, I started a RetroTech meet at $WORK. This is mostly about repairing and
> maintaining older tech. We worked some on a COCO2. First issue, the
> character set seems to be coming from the wrong bank. When it's powered on,
> the characters are the graphical set, instead of saying stuff like BASIC
> etc, we see graphic sprites. So it looks like there is a bit that's off
> (high bank of the ASCII set). I've reset the ROMS and VDG and I've also
> cleaned and lubed the pins on those with deoxit cleaner and deoxit lube. It
> didn't help, unfortunately.

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