[rescue] COCO2 question and looking for a few chips

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 21:51:13 CDT 2015

Very active for sure, but no replies and no lead yet. I think I'm going to
have to order the VDG from China.


On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 11:20 PM, Jim Carpenter <jim at deitygraveyard.com>

> 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.
> Join the CoCo list: https://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/coco .
> It's very active.
> Jim
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