Made a quick and dirty case for my arduino mega 28cXX eeprom programmer

had this box of random eproms for a while, now they're all dumped, for fun. looks like it's all commodore stuff without searching further

Arduino Mega is overkill for sure but I'd rather use the MCU I have than deal with buying logic ICs right now. Anyway this thing works and I have my floppy controller bios burned

been working on a 28c eeprom programmer on some stripboard for an arduino mega, and an ISA 8-bit high density floppy controller. Made about five different tripod mounts for a raspberry pi + camera until I gave up trying to make reliable video streaming work without dropping

I want to bring my youtube bot back up but figuring out how to get it to auth to google again is the hardest computer problem I have ever had

having a hard time tracking this down, guess my search skills aren't very good, but I saw a forum mention the Scary Red Death Box in this photo (from a Sony CPD-9000) is actually a high voltage regulator? Was watching this video where the CRT in this HP unit had a similar looking component and it got me wondering. Don't @ me about CRT safety, I know what not to touch, especially if it's bright fucking orange

still trying to fix sync from my SNES to the character display heh

Couldn’t resize the partition I dd’d to it, so I tried making a new fat32 partition and just rsyncing, which is apparently NOT ok despite a proper boot flag

gparted throwing tons of errors while working with a usb disk is really getting in the way of running a win98 machine off a nvme flash disk

iPhone night mode smooths out flicker from CRTs in photos

Now, this is slightly more interesting. I guessed based on the appearance that this board is a generic XT clone like the TURBO XT on this page:

After dumping the BIOS, a cursory, superficial look at the ROM from the one on that page and the ROM I just dumped tells me this company may have just hex edited their company name into the display text at the beginning of the ROM itself

@derek I'm pretty sure Leading Edge was a sponsor for The Computer Chronicles, which gives them points in my book. I seem to remember the clones featured on their title card as being relatively attractive machines a well.

If I'm being honest, though: I think I prefer the Leading Edge clone a lot more? Full 640KB of RAM without expansion cards, onboard video, serial, parallel, and the case is smaller. The keyboard port is in front, etc

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