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Yay, new stuff !

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@rubber_jonnie it does work very well, although regardless what test program I use the 6526 CIA chips always come up as failed, even if they are good.
If it ain't broke, test it to Destruction.
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PhilC wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 11:52 am @rubber_jonnie it does work very well, although regardless what test program I use the 6526 CIA chips always come up as failed, even if they are good.
That's a bit odd, but I have been hovering over buying a diag kit, so happy to have it nonetheless. Will have to break out the C64's and give it a test run :)
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HigashiJun wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 11:52 am Yay, new stuff !

:D
You can't have too many diag tools :)
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800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 11:57 am You can't have too many diag tools :)
I don't even have one...

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HigashiJun wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 11:58 am
rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 11:57 am You can't have too many diag tools :)
I don't even have one...

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Then it speaks to your repair techniques being excellent :)
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800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 12:00 pm Then it speaks to your repair techniques being excellent :)
Oh thank you, but I really don't think so.

I always learn and I'm not omniscient...

I guess I will need such a device soon or later.

Of course, the later the better.
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HigashiJun wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 12:11 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 12:00 pm Then it speaks to your repair techniques being excellent :)
Oh thank you, but I really don't think so.

I always learn and I'm not omniscient...

I guess I will need such a device soon or later.

Of course, the later the better.
Well you always seem to do quality repairs, so don't do yourself down :)

I've got diag kit for the ST, Atari A8's, Spectrum and now C64. They're all really useful, especially if you're trying to track down a RAM fault.
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800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 12:48 pm Well you always seem to do quality repairs, so don't do yourself down :)

I've got diag kit for the ST, Atari A8's, Spectrum and now C64. They're all really useful, especially if you're trying to track down a RAM fault.
It's very kind from you, but you know, being humble is a virtue.

Arrogance is more dangerous than stupidity.

We all learn everyday, and sharing your knowledge in a friendly manner is something good.

Just look at all the stuff you do and share with others, without any feeling of superiority.

That's why I like this forum very much.

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HigashiJun wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 1:03 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote: Tue Jan 23, 2024 12:48 pm Well you always seem to do quality repairs, so don't do yourself down :)

I've got diag kit for the ST, Atari A8's, Spectrum and now C64. They're all really useful, especially if you're trying to track down a RAM fault.
It's very kind from you, but you know, being humble is a virtue.

Arrogance is more dangerous than stupidity.

We all learn everyday, and sharing your knowledge in a friendly manner is something good.

Just look at all the stuff you do and share with others, without any feeling of superiority.

That's why I like this forum very much.

:)
Thanks, I'd rather share than keep things to myself, and I like the forum for the same reason, and why I've been here for so long :)
Collector of many retro things!
800XL and 65XE both with Ultimate1MB,VBXL/XE & PokeyMax, SIDE3, SDrive Max, 2x 1010 cassette, 2x 1050 one with Happy mod, 3x 2600 Jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Approx 20 STs, including a 520 STM, 520 STFMs, 3x Mega ST, MSTE & 2x 32 Mhz boosted STEs
Plus the rest, totalling around 50 machines including a QL, 3x BBC Model B, Electron, Spectrums, ZX81 etc...
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